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  • Legislation would allow members of Congress to arm themselves
    Posted in In The News on June 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are considering their safety in the wake of the Virginia shooting. <br> Read more

  • Texas congressman asks Trump for full review of 'Leavenworth 10' cases
    Posted in In The News on June 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Texas congressman asks Trump for full review of 'Leavenworth 10' cases By Perry Chiaramonte June 2, 2017 FoxNews.com View Online A Texas congressman is appealing to President Trump for a full review of cases involving a group of veterans, known as the Leavenworth 10, who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq and are now imprisoned for battlefield crimes. Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, asked Trump in a letter to consider the immense pressure the men were under while fighting for their country. “As you know,... Read more

  • Rep. Brian Babin Calls For Review Of Penalties For Incarcerated Soldiers
    Posted in In The News on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Rep. Brian Babin Calls For Review Of Penalties For Incarcerated Soldiers By Michael Marks | May 31, 2017 Texas Standard | View Online <br> <br> <br> If a soldier commits a crime, is that different than if anyone else commits a crime? There’s an argument that decisions made in the heat of battle by those sacrificing for their country should be judged differently than others. U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Woodville) would agree with that... Read more

  • Babin working to ensure o'care repeal
    Posted in In The News on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Babin Working to Ensure O'care Repeal The Baytown Sun By Matt Hollis matt.hollis@baytownsun.com View Online With another potential vote on repealing the Affordable Health Care Act, known as Obamacare, on the horizon, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin has made his stance known. “He supports it and is working hard to get the votes needed to pass it,” said Jimmy Milstead, Babin’s spokesman, on Wednesday. Babin is the U.S. Congressional representative for the 36th District, which includes the greater Baytown ar... Read more

  • Congressman Brian Babin speaks about military future and North Korea
    Posted in In The News on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Brian Babin speaks about military future and North Korea KFDM News | By Elaine Kong Wednesday, April 19, 2017 View Online U.S. Congressman Brian Babin spoke with KFDM/6 News on Fox about the future of the military and the North Korean threat. Republican Rep. Babin made a stop in Orange County on Wednesday to congratulate Mack Patterson and Ronald Guillory on their acceptance into military academies. KFDM/6 News on Fox's Elaine Kong also reports on why Babin, who represents the 36th D... Read more

  • Brian Babin asks A.G. Jeff Sessions to investigate Susan Rice’s unmasking of Trump aides
    Posted in In The News on April 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    Brian Babin asks A.G. Jeff Sessions to investigate Susan Rice’s unmasking of Trump aides By Dan Boylan The Washington Times Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Read Online Republican lawmakers made their first official inquiry into opening an investigation of reports the Obama administration’s national security adviser and others “unmasked” several Trump campaign officials swept up in U.S. surveillance operations against foreign targets during last year’s presidential election campaign. “The astonishing r... Read more

  • Bill Targets Countries Refusing to Take Back Criminals
    Posted in In The News on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration Enforcement

    “There is absolutely no reason that criminal aliens should be released back onto America’s streets, yet that is exactly what is happening by the thousands each and every year because their countries of origin refuse to take them back.” Read more

  • Law would cut off aid to countries that refuse to accept illegal immigrant criminals
    Posted in In The News on January 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration Enforcement

    Law would cut off aid to countries that refuse to accept illegal immigrant criminals By Malia Zimmerman January 16, 2017 FoxNews.com Hyperlink A proposed law that would punish countries that refuse to take back their illegal immigrant criminals is two years too late to save Casey Chadwick, but the Texas congressman behind it figures it’s the least Washington can do. Chadwick was murdered in 2015 by Jean Jacques, an illegal immigrant from Haiti and one of thousands freed onto U.S. streets each ye... Read more

  • Texas congressman boosts Trump deportation plan
    Posted in In The News on January 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration Enforcement

    Texas congressman boosts Trump deportation plan By Kenric Ward | January 9, 2017 Watchdog.org | Link Doubling down on President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to deport “bad hombres,” a Texas congressman wants to punish countries that refuse to re-admit them. U.S. Rep. Brian Babin, R-Baytown, this month reintroduced legislation that would halt foreign aid and block visas for non-compliant nations. Babin filed the Criminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act (H.R. 5224) last year. But even with 52 co-spo... Read more

  • Capitol Hill takes up astronaut health concerns
    Posted in In The News on December 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: NASA/Space

    By Tom Bassing The Galveston County Daily News Dec. 18, 2016 | Link Alan Shepard, on a bright Florida morning, was eased into his cramped Mercury capsule Freedom 7 mounted atop a Redstone rocket. At precisely 9:34 a.m. Eastern time on May 5, 1961, the countdown reached zero, and Shepard then rose into space, becoming the first American to do so. Since then, NASA’s spacefaring roster has grown by 337 other astronauts. It has long been known that those who venture beyond Earth’s protective atmosph... Read more