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 2017-08-11 18:24 

Washington Free Beacon

House Democrat: No Way in Hell Do We Win in 2018 With Obvious Obstacle Pelosi... +

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela (Texas) called House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) an obvious obstacle to Democrats taking back a majority in the chamber, saying there was no way in hell they can do it with her in leadership....

 2017-07-21 17:15 

Houston Chronicle

Filemon Vela: $1.6 billion for part of border wall 'asinine'... +

[...] Trump has continued to press for his signature campaign promise of building a border wall and making Mexico pay for it, casting it as a matter of public safety and national sovereignty. ...

 2017-06-23 17:19 

CNN

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Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'... +

Texas Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. explained Friday why he had joined a handful of Democratic members calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to resign from her leadership post. ...

 2017-06-23 14:25 

Washington Free Beacon

Dem Congressman: Not Afraid of Retribution for Opposing Pelosi... +

Rep. Filemon Vela said Friday morning that he is not afraid of opposing Rep. Nancy Pelosi's continued tenure as House minority leader....

 2017-06-22 20:29 

Washington Free Beacon

Dem Rep: We Have to Have New Leadership for Dems to Win in 2018, Pelosi Must Go... +

Rep. Filemon Vela (D., Texas) believes that for Democrats to reclaim the House in 2018, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) must go....

 2017-03-08 18:55 

Sputnik International

US Lawmakers Urge Kelly to Reject Plan to Separate Kids From Parents at Border... +

The letter, signed by US Congressmen Bennie Thompson, Filemon Vela and Donald Payne Jr., urged the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reject separating migrant adults and children who attempt to enter the United States illegally....

 2017-02-23 16:58 

MRCTV

Rep. Vela: Directive From WH is to Send All Undocumented People Back... +

Rep. Vela: Directive From WH is to Send All Undocumented People Back During a roundtable on immigration in Texas on Monday Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) told the crowd “do not make any mistake about it” - that President Donald Trump w...

 2017-02-22 17:03 

MRCTV

Congressman Posts: Danger' 7 Trump Traps for 'Undocumented People'... +

Congressman Posts: Danger' 7 Trump Traps for 'Undocumented People' Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) is giving a “danger” warning to the public about “#Trumps7Traps.” The Texas Democrat’s office is using ...

 2017-02-13 05:05 

The Huffington Post

Congressman Who Called Trump 'Racist' Stands By His Assessment... +

I dont know how you can come to any other conclusion, Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) said....

 2017-02-07 21:34 

Washington Free Beacon

Homeland Security Chief Kelly: Southern Border a Gaping Wound in Our Defenses... +

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly shut down DemocraticRep. Filemon Vela's (Texas) comment thatbuilding a border wall ...

 2017-01-26 05:13 

KGRV

Congressman Filemon Vela Continues Fight against Executive Orders... +

On Wednesday, Trump told legislators millions of people in the country illegally rigged the election. ...

 2017-01-19 22:36 

Salon

Texas Democratic congressman announces Trump boycott: Mr. Trump himself has stirred the seeds of bigotry... +

Texas Rep. Filemon Vela didn't mince words or spare the president-elect's feelings: Trump's an "ominous sign"...

 2017-01-19 20:17 

The Daily Caller

Texas Congressman Claims Trump Supporters Harassed Migrant Students During Capitol Visit... +

Texas Rep. Filemon Vela said Trump supporters harassed 40 migrant students from his district earlier this week....

 2017-01-19 19:22 

Raw Story

Trump supporters spit on migrant children visiting DC for inauguration: Dem. lawmaker... +

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela is the fourth Texas Democrat to declare his boycott of President-elect Donald Trumps inauguration. He joins U.S. Reps. Joaquin Castro,Lloyd Doggettof Austin andAl Greenof Houston, in addition to dozens of House Democrats around the ...

 2017-01-19 18:32 

The Daily Mirror

US politician boycotts Donald Trump inauguration after migrant students 'called racist names and spat on' by attendees... +

Texas congressman Filemon Vela was planning to attend, but yesterday he was told students from his district were called 'beans', 'burritos' and 'wetbacks' ...

 2017-01-19 18:28 

Dallas Morning News

Brownsville lawmaker will boycott inauguration, saying migrant constituents were harrassed... +

WASHINGTON -- After saying he would attend President-elect Donald Trumps inauguration, Brownsville Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela reversed course......

 2017-01-19 18:15 

KGRV

Congressman Filemon Vela Announces Decision to Not Attend Inauguration ... +

He said in a statement that certain events lead to his choice. ...

 2017-01-19 18:15 

KGRV

Congressman Filemon Vela Stands by Decision to Boycott Inauguration ... +

The representative said several Valley students were harassed in Washington D.C....

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