Departing Texas congressmen reflect on their time in Congress | The Texas Tribune

WASHINGTON – In his farewell speech to the U.S. House of Representatives, retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Poe jokingly quoted an old adage from one of the most famous Texans ever.”So this is where the cowboy rides away, Mr. Speaker,” the Houston Republican said. “Also, at the end, there is really no better good-bye than the words of Davy Crockett when he left Congress, when he said, affectionately: ‘You may all go to hell, I am going to Texas.'”

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