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Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas
The freshman Dallas Democrat unseated 11-term Republican Pete Sessions in a high-spending election last year. Allred, whose seat is being targeted by the Republican Party, is optimistic about the USMCA, seeing it as a benefit for his constituents.
After a scare in practice, Dallas Rep. Colin Allred rallied from an injury Wednesday night to play for the Democrats in the annual congressional charity baseball game.
Democrats were thrilled to see Rep. Colin Allred win a Dallas congressional district last year, but not only because he ousted longtime congressman Pete Sessions.
They’re counting on the former NFL linebacker and Hillcrest High center fielder to lead them to glory in Wednesday’s annual charity congressional baseball game.
U.S. Rep. Colin Allred yesterday gave a minute of his time to honor outgoing Mayor Mike Rawlings in front of Congress.
“I want to know whether Congress was kept in the dark,” said Representative Colin Allred, Democrat of Texas. “If that decision was reached before we were briefed, I want to know why we weren’t told about it.”
“I want to know whether or not Congress was kept in the dark,” said Democratic Rep. Colin Allred of Texas. “It seems like ... an attempt just basically to circumvent Congress because we did not agree with the decision to sell these arms to Saudi Arabia.”
A still life painting by Wylie High School student Zachary Martinez won the District 32 Congressional Art Competition and will hang in the office of U.S. Rep. Colin Allred in Washington, D.C.
On the other side of the aisle, Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, continues to criticize the 2017 tax overhaul, saying that it had “a lot of mistakes” and was “sloppily done.” But he said the “retail glitch” is “something, just in terms of fairness, that needs to be fixed.”
Allred said Texas will be “uniquely harmed” by the tariffs and hinted that damage is already being done.
Many Texas Democrats have ripped into Trump over his Mexico levies. Dallas Rep. Colin Allred said Wednesday, for instance, that "hard-working Texans cannot be asked to bear the brunt of a costly and unnecessary trade war that will not solve our problems or address our broken immigration system."