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Congressman Tony Gonzales Participates in Ride-Along With Uvalde County Sheriff, Briefing with Del Rio Sector Border Patrol and Farm Bureau Roundtable

August 11, 2021

DEL RIO, TX – Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) on Tuesday participated in a day-long series of events in which he received updates regarding the border crisis from local law enforcement, border patrol, and farmers and ranchers. Congressman Gonzales was joined by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) for a ride-along with the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office, briefings from the Del Rio Sector Border Patrol, a tour of the Del Rio Border Patrol Station and a roundtable with the American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening and local farmers and ranchers.

For photos and videos from his visit, please click here.

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Border Tour with Fortenberry

“Del Rio and Uvalde are two areas in the country that see and experience the border crisis every day,” said Congressman Gonzales. “These are the border communities that are having their livelihoods threatened due to the inaction from the White House. It’s incredibly important that I bring my colleagues and others, like Congressman Fortenberry and Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall, down to see it for themselves and spread awareness to what is happening in Texas’ backyard.”