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Congressman Roy explained his stances on immigration, healthcare, and the national debt — stances that often put him at odds with the political Left.
May 6, 2019
On Wednesday, U.S. Congressman Chip Roy (R-TX-21) sat down with the founder of The Texan, Konni Burton, to discuss a wide range of issues at the state and federal level. Congressman Roy discussed the impact of our growing national debt, outlined his vision on healthcare, and provided details about the ongoing border crisis.

“It’s a travesty and it’s on our watch,” said Congressman Roy regarding the enforcement of immigration laws. “Right now, a third of these women and girls are being abused and raped on the travel up through Mexico because we’re sitting back and [congratulating] ourselves in the false name of ‘compassion’ that we’ve got open borders.”

In addition to his commentary on policy issues, Roy discussed personal topics including his battle with cancer, what life is like as a federal legislator, and his love for country music.

Watch the full interview below.


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Ben Billups

Ben Billups is the Marketing Manager for The Texan. After earning his degree in Economics from Thomas Edison State University, he served as a policy analyst for Texas’ 85th Legislature and later operated an outlet for veteran investigative journalists. Ben is a native Texan, an award-winning filmmaker, and actively competes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.