Rep. Pfluger Joins the Powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee


WASHINGTON, DC — Wednesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) announced that he has been selected to join the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 118th Congress. The committee, first created in 1795, is the oldest in the U.S. House of Representatives and has broad jurisdiction over energy, health care, environment, technology, data privacy and security, broadband, and much more.

Congressman Pfluger is the first west Texan to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee in nearly half a century and the first Member to represent Midland and Odessa on the committee.

Chairing the committee is Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.). McMorris Rodgers, who has been in Congress since 2005, is the former chair of the House Republican Conference. McMorris Rodgers and Pfluger see eye-to-eye as she has long been a proponent of domestic energy production. Pfluger's mantra in the previous congress, his freshman term, was to encourage domestic energy production rather than seeking oil from nefarious actors on the global stage, like Vladamir Putin's Russia. Pfluger called his plan "Midland Over Moscow."

“I am excited and proud to welcome Rep. Pfluger to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. We will be at the forefront of House Republicans’ efforts to restore public trust in representative government," said Chairwoman McMorris Rodgers. "Americans have elected us to hold the line against Biden’s agenda. They want a different path, one that promotes free markets, innovation, free speech, and individual freedom. We stand ready to plow the hard ground necessary to legislate, hold the Biden administration accountable, and restore American leadership.”

Other Republican congressmen from Texas received powerful positions in the 118th Congress. The House Budget Committee Chair will be Lubbock's Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19). House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chair will be west Houston's Rep. Michael McCaul (TX-10). House Committee on Small Business Chair will be the car dealer from west of Fort Worth, Rep. Roger Williams (TX-25). Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX-23) of Del Rio/Eagle Pass will serve on the House Appropriations Committee. Rep. Ronny Jackson (TX-13), of Amarillo, will serve on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Rep. Pfluger released a video announcing his committee assignment. Watch the video here:

Congressman Pfluger to serve on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee

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Did he get there himself or did his dad have to call and complain that he wasnt on a committee? 

Committee assignments often have little association with skills or the ability to perform appropriately in those assginments.  They tend to be pure political gimmes.  Here one should draw one's own conclusion.  It is, of course, possible he deserves the slot and will perform well in it.

Please note I used the word "possible".

It’s mostly a joke about our esteemed maga fruitcake and a national story involving him as the qb at central.  I could care less about any committees 

Why is it every time I see George Santos on the tube I think his middle name should be Trump and his lineage linked to The Orange Goblin and one of his whores?  He is, after all, a compulsive liar.

George Santos... the new face of the Republican party.  "He never saw a lie he wasn't willing to tell."


Gotta say, though, that photo makes him look somewhat like Matt Gaetz.. who is clearly a despicable pile of garbage.  They share the same extraordinarily stupid facial expressions.

Biden bears a strong resemblance to Jeff Dunham’s character “Walter”…both mindless puppets as well ;)

Haha glad you liked it! On second thought “Walter” has a lot more going on upstairs than Biden ever did ;)

What a shocker! Our usual “smartest folks in the room” libs have a problem with “Midland over Moscow.”  Again, shocker. 

Republican are the ones supporting russia, dont forget all of those republicans that took a trip to moscow on the 4th of july.

Congratulations Joe!!!

You done stirred up the TDS libturd melting snowflakes that like to troll SAL(:(:(:

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