Tag Archives: Texas National Guard
After Observer Story, Congressman Questions DEA’s Secretive Surveillance Partnership with Texas National Guard
“I want to know why a federal law enforcement agency is working with a military unit,” Congressman Joaquin Castro said in an interview.
Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro is asking the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to explain its role in the use of controversial cellphone spying devices on surveil...Read More
“There are really big privacy and constitutional due-process concerns with the use of this technology,” a state lawmaker said.
The Texas National Guard last year spent more than $373,000 to install controversial cellphone eavesdropping devices in secretive surveillance aircraft. Mary...Read More
The lieutenant governor's rhetoric on the border is shifting, and it could mean a split with House Speaker Joe Straus.
Dan Patrick wants to extend the National Guard presence on the Texas border, illustrating his shifting rhetoric & foreshadowing conflict with the House....Read More
At a press conference near Bastrop today, Rick Perry shed little light on border troop deployment but did provide striking visuals for his presidential bid....Read More