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  • Babin Issues Statement Supporting New Sanctions on Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement today in support of the Trump Administration’s decision to apply new sanctions on Iran: “I commend the Trump Administration for holding Iran accountable for its belligerent and destabilizing behavior. Iran’s recent test launch of a ballistic missile was yet another example in a long line of provocative actions that violate international law and threaten the United States and our allies. Iran must recognize that there i... Read more

  • Babin Applauds Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility , Agriculture , Second Amendment, Jobs and the Economy, Energy, Pro-Life, Social Security and Medicare, Defense and National Security, Education, Veterans, Immigration, NASA

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement today in support of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Judge Neil Gorsuch is an outstanding choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on our nation’s highest court. He has demonstrated an exceptional legal understanding and a clear loyalty and commitment to the U.S. Constitution. Throughout his career, Judge Gorsuch has received unprecedented bipartisan support and ... Read more

  • Babin Reappointed Chairman of House Space Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), whose district includes NASA’s Johnson Space Center, announced today that he was reappointed by House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (TX-21) to serve as the Chairman of the Space Subcommittee, which has legislative jurisdiction and oversight over NASA and U.S. space policy. “I am honored to continue serving as the chairman of the House Space Subcommittee in the 115th Congress,” said Chairman Babin. “There is still muc... Read more

  • Babin Issues Statement Supporting President Trump Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), who has been a leading critic of America’s United Nations (UN)-led refugee resettlement program, issued the following statement today in support of President Trump’s executive order on extreme vetting: “I commend President Trump for delivering on his campaign pledge to put a common-sense pause on a broken refugee program and immigration system that has serious national security gaps and is in desperate need of repair. “By temporarily restricting en... Read more

  • Babin Votes to End Taxpayer Funding for Abortion
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-Life

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) joined his colleagues today in voting to pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act (H.R. 7), legislation that extends and makes permanent the Hyde Amendment which prevents taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions through government programs. Rep. Babin voiced his strong support for H.R. 7 on the House floor during the bill’s debate. His remarks are as follows: “For the past 30 years, through the H... Read more

  • Rep. Brian Babin Celebrates Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) shared the following pictures and statement after attending the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump on Friday, January 20th, 2017: “It was with great excitement that I attended the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Congratulations to President Trump, Vice President Pence and most importantly the American people on this remarkable achievement. I couldn’t be more excited about what lies ahead and... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Votes to Take Critical First Step Toward Repealing Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) voted today to pass a resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) to facilitate immediate action on the repeal of Obamacare. Earlier in the week, Rep. Babin also took to the House floor to give voice to the thousands of his constituents who continue to suffer under Obamacare. “Since the Democrats rammed Obamacare through Congress without a single Republican vote or allowing any amendments to be offered, American families have been punished year after year with skyro... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Re-Introduces Criminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    “President-elect Donald Trump has announced that deporting the roughly 2 million criminal aliens in our country would be a top priority for his presidency – and this legislation is a critical component to any such effort.” – Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) Read more

  • Rep. Babin Mourns Loss of Southeast Texas Soldiers on House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on January 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) took to the House floor today to mourn the loss of two Texas Army National Guardsmen who lost their lives last week after their aircraft crashed into the water off the Bayport Cruise Terminal near La Porte, Texas. To watch the video, please click here. His remarks are as follows: “It is with a heavy heart that I rise today to honor two young men who gave their lives in service to the State of Texas and the United States when their Apache helicopter c... Read more

  • Babin Sends Letter to Trump Highlighting Shared Policy Solutions to Strengthen U.S. Security
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Washington, DC – Today, upon being sworn into the 115th Congress, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) sent a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump highlighting shared policy solutions to protect American citizens from our reckless United Nations-led refugee program and weak immigration policies. “I want to bring to your attention three bills I have championed in the 114th Congress and am reintroducing today that deal with the most solemn and important duty of the federal government: protection of t... Read more