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Arkansas U.S. House Delegation Votes To Stop Executive Order On Immigration

January 14, 2015
In The News

Arkansas’s new delegation in the U.S. House voted in unison Wednesday on a funding bill intended to prevent the Department of Homeland Security from following President Obama’s executive order on immigration.

4th District Representative Bruce Westerman took to the floor for his first time ever to address an amendment related to the funding bill. Westerman objected both to the President’s policy and the fact it came through an executive order.

“Many of my constituents are much like me. We are ready for a government that works like the one we studied in civics class. One with co-equal branches of power,” said Westerman.

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