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Border Security Caucus Co-Chairs Urge Senate Leaders to Reject Biden’s DHS Nominees

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressmen Brian Babin (TX-36) and Andy Biggs (AZ-05), co-chairs of the House Border Security Caucus, along with 29 of their colleagues sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging that they reject President Biden’s nominees to lead U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Babin Leads Effort Raising Concerns About NASA’s Involvement in Biden’s Border Crisis

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) was joined by six of his House colleagues in sending a letter to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator Bill Nelson regarding reports that NASA is soliciting employees to voluntarily head to the southern border and assist at overcrowded detention facilities. “What would possess this administration to ask untra...

Border Security Caucus Chairs Call Out Biden Administration for Lack of Leadership at the Border

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) led a Border Security Caucus meeting after which they released a video calling out the Biden Administration, specifically DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, for his refusal to meet with the Border Security Caucus to discuss the crisis at the southern border. Click the link below to view video: To view video, ...

Babin to Lead Border Security Caucus Congressional Delegation to Southern Border

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) announced he will lead a Border Security Caucus Congressional Delegation trip to the southern border on Monday, May 24, 2021, to assess President Biden’s border crisis in El Paso, Texas. The following members will be joining Babin: • Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) • Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) • Rep. Morgan Griffith (VA-09) • Rep. Debbie Lesko (A...

Babin Recognizes Participants of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition

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DEER PARK, TX – On Thursday, May 6, 2021, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) hosted a ceremony at Hardin-Jefferson High School (HJHS) in Sour Lake to recognize the participants and announce the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. This year's competition followed the theme of “TX-36 the Energy Capital of the World.” First place was awarded to Josye Meteer, a junior at Hardin-Jeffers...

Babin’s Statement on President Biden’s Joint Address, First 100 Days

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress: “My reaction to President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress can be summed up in three words: weak and boring,” said Babin. “This speech was nothing more than the usual Leftist banter of over promising and underdelivering. Unsurprising...

Babin Announces 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Area High School Students

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) will once again host a Congressional Art Competition in 2021. Students in grades 9-12 wishing to participate must reside (check here) within the 36th Congressional District of Texas. When the Spindletop gusher made its grand debut in 1901, the area encompassing Texas’ 36th Congressional District became the epicenter for the United States’ energ...

Babin Releases Op-Ed on H.R. 1

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) wrote the following Op-Ed detailing the dangerous impacts that the Democrats’ For the People Act (H.R. 1) will have on future elections, our First Amendment rights, and more. Rep. Babin’s Op-Ed, originally featured in the Daily Signal, is transcribed below. Let’s Be Clear: ‘For the People Act’ Will Benefit Leftist Politicians, Not the People Al...

Babin Hosts SBA COVID-19 Relief Virtual Townhall

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) partnered with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to host a COVID-19 relief virtual townhall for more than 50 small business owners, non-profits, chambers of commerce, and other community leaders from across Southeast Texas. Participants were able to ask the SBA questions regarding new funding opportunities offered through the CARE...

Babin’s Statement on Donald Trump’s Second Acquittal

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WOODVILLE, TX – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after today’s Senate acquittal of Donald J. Trump. “Today’s acquittal of Donald J. Trump is a victory for the Constitution and another defeat for those engaged in the permanent effort to destroy him before, during, and now, after four years of historic, successful policies that benefited the American people,” said ...

Babin Selected Ranking Member of House Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after being selected to return as Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics for the 117th Congress. “It is an incredible honor to continue serving as the lead Republican on the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics,” said Rep. Babin. “Securing America’s place as the leader of spacef...

Babin and Biggs to Co-Chair Border Security Caucus for 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Brian Babin (TX-36) and Andy Biggs (AZ-05) returned to the House Border Security Caucus as co-chairmen. Both Congressman Babin and Congressman Biggs issued the following statements: “I’m grateful for the opportunity to once again co-chair the House Border Security Caucus with my friend, Congressman Biggs,” said Rep. Babin. “In his first three weeks in office, ...

Babin, Leader McCarthy, Houston Delegation Join to Discuss Biden’s Energy Policies

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) joined Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Rep. Kevin Brady, and members of the Houston delegation on a site visit of the Houston Ship Channel. While there, they participated in a roundtable with Texas oil and gas officials to discuss the negative impact that President Biden’s energy policies will have on Texas companies and workers. ...

Babin Introduces the Protecting Life in Crisis Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement on his new bill, the Protecting Life in Crisis Act (H.R. 28), to ensure COVID-19-related funds are not used for abortions or abortion coverage. “With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to plague our nation, it is more vital now than ever that we stand strong in defending our unborn,” said Congressman Brian Babin (TX...

Babin Commends Port of Houston’s “New Start” Designation

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement commending the Trump Administration, during its final hours, for issuing a “New Start” designation for the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Project, which will allow the federal government to begin working alongside the Port of Houston to expand and widen one of the country’s busiest and most vital waterways. ...