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Babin Votes No on Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after voting no on S.J. Res. 33, a bill to raise the debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion. “During my six-year tenure in Congress, our national debt has risen by an unacceptable $11 trillion,” said Babin. “Instead of reining in their reckless spending and taking responsibility for the consequences, Democrats voted to rai...

Babin Votes NO on Democrat Funding Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after voting no on H.R. 6119, a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded through February 18, 2022: “Tonight, I voted no on another Democrat bill that failed to address the many crises we’re facing,” said Babin. “This continuing resolution was stained by liberal policies and reckless spendin...

Babin Votes NO on Biden’s Build Back Broke Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after voting no on President Biden’s massive Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376): “The CBO reports confirmed what we already knew to be true: Biden’s Build Back Broke Act does not cost $0,” said Babin. “Rather, it adds nearly $400 billion to the national deficit. “House Democrats have forced through the mos...

Babin Fights to Protect Veterans’ Benefits Under Attack by Biden

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement on his new bill, the Our Veterans Earned It Act (H.R. 5892). He introduced this bill to ensure no service member loses their VA benefits for choosing not to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “I will not stand by and watch while Biden steals from our veterans what they’ve bravely earned,” said Babin. “My bill will s...

Babin Votes NO on Biden’s Infrastructure Sham

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after voting no on President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684): “President Biden’s $1.2 trillion so-called infrastructure bill prioritizes his Green New Deal and socialist agenda over the true needs of the American people,” said Babin. “This bill spends billions on labor unions an...

Babin, Stefanik Take a Stand for Border Patrol Agents

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) led their colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden expressing concern over the impact that his authoritarian vaccine mandates will have on our national security and on Border Patrol agents already suffering from declining morale. In the letter, the lawmakers note that a record number of illega...

Babin Supports Articles of Impeachment Against Biden

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after cosponsoring Rep. Bob Gibbs’ (OH-07) articles of impeachment: “Since January 20, 2021, Joe Biden has done nothing but launch our nation into a state of retrograde and increased vulnerability while thwarting the rule of law at every turn,” said Babin. “He has failed miserably at his duties as Command...

Babin Calls for Biden’s Removal After Attacks in Kabul

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement calling for President Biden’s resignation, removal, or impeachment after the attacks in Kabul that resulted in the deaths and injuries of several American servicemembers: “After five decades of being wrong on every significant matter of American foreign policy, Joe Biden’s incompetence and terrible judgme...

Babin Addresses Biden’s Unmitigated Disaster in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement on President Biden’s mishandling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan and the plight of Americans and Afghan allies now trapped there: “The events in Afghanistan over the past two weeks have demonstrated the Biden administration’s incompetent leadership and destructive foreign policy, stranding thousands of...

Babin Introduces Bill to Help Border States Build the Wall

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) introduced a bill to help southern border states fund construction of their own border wall. The Securing our Border States Act will establish a block grant program, the “Empowering States to Build the Wall Fund,” for border states to continue constructing a barrier along their borders with Mexico. Once the Governor of a southwest border...

Babin Requests U.S. House and Senate Sergeant at Arms’ Aid in Remanding Texas Democrat Legislators

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WOODVILLE, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement on his letter to the Sergeant at Arms (SAA) of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate urging them to fully cooperate with any requests from Texas state officials for their assistance with resolving the matter and possible extradition of Texas legislators who fled to Washington in order to pr...

Babin, Garamendi Help Hurting Families Recover from Major Disasters

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressmen Brian Babin (TX-36) and John Garamendi (CA-03) released the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 3459, the Regional Impact of Disasters and Emergencies Relief Act (RIDER Act), to expand eligibility for federal assistance after major disasters. “Too often after a natural disaster, we have seen impacted communities excluded from financial help beca...

Babin, Houlahan Ease Heavy Burden on America’s Health Care Providers

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) and U.S. Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) issued the following statement on the introduction of the Resident Education Deferred Interest Act (REDI Act) to address the growing doctor shortage, help make medical education more affordable, and boost health care outcomes in Southeast Texas and across the nation. “As a dentist, I know f...

Babin Fights to Protect Workers and District from Pemex-Shell Refinery Deal

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement opposing the sale of Shell Oil’s refinery operations in Deer Park, Texas, to the Mexican state-owned petroleum company, Pemex: “Simply put, Pemex does not have the executive, managerial, or technical expertise to operate this state-of-the-art facility safely,” said Babin. “This proposed sale greatly increases the...

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...