Texas Boy in a DC World
Texas Boy in a DC World

Texas Boy in a DC World

The adventure of moving from Houston, Texas to Washington, DC, and all the shenanigans that take place!

When Your Boss Jumps in to Succeed House Financial Chairman Patrick McHenry

11 Apr 2024 4 minute read 3 comments Cje95

It always feels a little odd to write about things that I feel like could overexpose what I do for work. Even though it isn't illegal or frowned upon given the political climate these days it's not like I want to run out and announce to the internet...

Crypto was a Huge Winner in Super Tuesday

8 Mar 2024 2 minute read 2 comments Cje95

Since the fall of FTX and SBF crypto industry leaders have shied away from being involved in politics and contributing to different races. It shouldn't be all that surprising because of the huge black eye that SBF and his actions left on the industry...

Getting Back into The Swing of Things

13 Jan 2024 2 minute read 5 comments Cje95

Even though I have been back in Washington, D.C. since December 30, 2023, it has only been in the last few days I have been able to get back into the flow of things. I was able to escape the DC and go home for the first time in 2023 on December 18th...

After a Year Away I'm Finally Home

23 Dec 2023 2 minute read 8 comments Cje95

It wasn't until recently that the whole idea of "life comes at you fast" really registered with me. With the COVID lockdowns and even as they lifted the restrictions it did not seem like time sped up like some many people told me would go on and if a...

This New Normal... Suck

3 Aug 2023 3 minute read 2 comments Cje95

It is safe to say that today has been an absolute hell of a day. While it wasn't so bad starting off I had various twists and turns I have come to expect working on the Hill. After all, there is a method to my madness of getting into work an hour to...

Uncertainty, Unease, AI

26 May 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Living and working on Capitol Hill has really transitioned over the last few years from something that was prestigious to something that has left a lot of the staffers I know not only uncertain but uneasy. Partisan politics on both sides of the aisle...

This Weekend Congress Lost a True Bipartisan, Compassionate, and Intelligent Key Staffer

25 Apr 2023 2 minute read 5 comments Cje95

Last Wednesday I wrote about an extremely beautiful display of bipartisanship in the House of Representatives where a Special Order, you can read about what that is here, was held for my Committee's Deputy Staff Director who had entered hospice after...

Congress Can Come Together for Good

20 Apr 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Working in Congress I can easily argue both sides of how divided Congress is or isn't. The biggest factor is how this can be spun to a Members base supporters. However, sometimes Congress can overcome the partisanship without needing to spin somethin...

New Year New Congress: What is Going On

6 Jan 2023 3 minute read 6 comments Cje95

As many know currently things are not going smoothly in Washington, DC. As someone who works on a Committee in the House of Representatives, it is an extremely challenging time. Congress is broken up into two different chambers the Senate with 100 Me...

The Binance Issue with BNB People Do Not Seem to Think About

27 Dec 2022 2 minute read 8 comments Cje95

I won't lie I am a walking conundrum when it comes to Binance. The reasons for this are numerous but for the most part, it boils down to the lack of accessibility for United States users face when it comes to using it. While Binance.US exists everyon...