Hoschton City Council

Texas GOP Rep. Chip Roy objected to speeding the measure through a nearly empty chamber and complained that it does not contain any of President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request for border wall funding.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, after months of delay, the U.S Senate approved a disaster relief package that would send relief money to Georgia and other states hit by natural disasters. However, in the House of Representatives, Texas Rep. Chip Roy blocked the measure.


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A councilman in a mostly white north Georgia town who drew nationwide scorn for his comments on interracial marriage says he's considering stepping down from his position.

Hoschton City Council member Jim Cleveland said he is praying about the decision, though some townspeople have urged him to stay on the council in Hoschton, he told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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One of the leaders of a north Georgia town says his Baptist church teaches him to oppose interracial marriage to "keep your races pure."

Hoschton City Council member Jim Cleveland told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution his comments on the topic have drawn scorn from as far as Canada, but he doesn't regret them.