Immigration

Rep. Kevin Hern: Secretary Mayorkas Is The Worst Kind Of Liar

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Oklahoma Republican Congressman Kevin Hern joins Fox Across America With Jimmy Failla to react to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas insisting the U.S. Southern border will not be open once the Title 42 public health order is lifted next week. “He’s lying. We actually had him at a Border Caucus meeting, and the worst kind of liar is one that will come and lie to your face...

PODCAST: US Rep Hern

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US Congressman Kevin Hern called into our Bartlesville Radio Studios on Thursday for our monthly podcast. The Congressman first addressed how the U.S. economy’s GDP shrunk by 1.4% in the first quarter. According to Hern, in addition to other economic and inflationary pressures, diesel prices are now the highest they have ever been in America. Congressman Hern said the southern border crisis contin...

Hern's statement in response to Biden's energy-killing State of the Union Address

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement after President Joe Biden finished his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. “There was only one thing Oklahomans needed to hear from their president tonight: an immediate commitment to energy independence,” said Rep. Hern. “We didn’t hear that. President Biden could have announced the relaunch of the Key...

GOP calls on Sec. Mayorkas to Resign following year of failure & crisis

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) sent a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas this morning calling on him to resign from his position in President Biden’s Cabinet following a year of crisis and failure at our Southern border, putting millions of Americans in danger. Under Mayorkas’ leadership, the Remain in Mexico Policy is being largely ignored, despite court orders to restore the program. ...

46 House Republicans call on Mayorkas to resign over ‘complete failure’ to lead DHS

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Dozens of House Republicans are calling on Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to resign, citing a "complete failure" to lead the department – pointing to recent tensions with Border Patrol and the relentless crisis at the southern border. "In light of recent reports displaying your failure to execute the primary mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to secure our nation ...

Rep. Kevin Hern to Newsmax: Mayorkas 'Completely Denying Anything Is a Problem'

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Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., told Newsmax TV on Friday that Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas should step down over a “lack of actions on our Southern border.” Hern, who signed a letter along with 40 other House Republicans calling on Mayorkas to resign earlier this week, told “The National Report” on Friday that he thinks the secretary has “shown up at a couple of p...

Hern Hosts Tele-Town Hall with over 11.5k Attendees

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Last night, Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) hosted a virtual town hall with constituents across the First District. The call included 11,597 participants both online and by phone. Rep. Hern discussed recent issues including the crisis at our southern border, the situation in Ukraine, and the status of Federal vaccine mandates. Excerpts from the call are below: Lindi in Tulsa: If [Republicans] ar...

Hern statement on 1st anniversary of Biden presidency

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) released the following statement on the anniversary of President Biden’s inauguration last year. “Looking back on the past 12 months, several words come to mind: confusion, failure, disarray, pain, and dishonesty to name a few,” said Rep. Hern. “Biden’s presidency has been defined by empty promises; as a result, he has very few accomplishments. “The unprecedented ...

Hern helped over 900 constituents with federal agencies, 3 bills signed into law in 2021

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) closed out 2021 with a record number of constituent casework completed. Rep. Hern and his staff closed just over 900 cases in 2021 for constituents facing issues with federal agencies, more than double pre-pandemic numbers. “The two most important aspects of my service to Oklahoma’s First District are casting my vote in the House of Representatives and helping my ...

Hern demands answers from Biden Admin on Afghan refugees headed to Oklahoma

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Representative Kevin Hern (OK-01) sent a letter to President Joe Biden yesterday asking several questions regarding the 1,800 Afghan refugees sent to Oklahoma. Oklahoma is set to receive the 3rd largest number of refugees in the country. The letter can be found here and below. October 21, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear President...