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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

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June 15, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s actions and rhetoric regarding immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border have led some South Texas lawmakers to urge him to spend time in the Rio Grande Valley.

 

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-McAllen) again asked the president to visit Texas when he met with Trump Monday night for a private White House dinner with a small group of House members.

 

Gonzalez says he discussed border security, infrastructure, tax reform and the deportation of veterans with the president.

June 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) on Monday night met with President Donald Trump for a private dinner at the White House to strengthen bipartisan consensus between Congress and the President’s administration. He is one of only a handful of Democrats in the country to meet with the President.

 

During the meeting, Congressman Gonzalez and President Trump spoke about infrastructure modernization, border security, tax reform, and repatriating deported veterans back to the United States.

 

June 9, 2017 In The News

 U.S Representative Vicente Gonzalez spent the first weekend of June visiting the men and women at the Deported Veterans Support House-- a place the veterans built for themselves in Tijuana, México.

Gonzalez was joined by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) and other state representatives from New Mexico, Arizona and California.

June 8, 2017 In The News

U.S Representative Vicente Gonzalez spent the first weekend of June visiting the men and women at the Deported Veterans Support House-- a place the veterans built for themselves in Tijuana, México.

Gonzalez was joined by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) and other state representatives from New Mexico, Arizona and California.

June 7, 2017 Press Release

TIJUANA, MEX Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and several other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus traveled to the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to meet with U.S. military veterans who were deported. The group spoke with deported veterans and listened to their personal hardships.