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Babin working to ensure o'care repeal

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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 i... Read more »

Congressman Brian Babin speaks about military future and North Korea

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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 milit... Read more »

Brian Babin asks A.G. Jeff Sessions to investigate Susan Rice’s unmasking of Trump aides

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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 oper... Read more »

Law would cut off aid to countries that refuse to accept illegal immigrant criminals

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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 b... Read more »

Texas congressman boosts Trump deportation plan

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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... Read more »

Capitol Hill takes up astronaut health concerns

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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 3... Read more »

Criminal immigrant deportation bill could find new life under Trump

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Washington Examiner By Rudy Takala December 4, 2016 Hyperlink A dentist by trade, plainspoken Rep. Brian Babin might seem like an unlikely figure to lead a charge for reform among his colleagues in the chamber. But with just two years in the House behind him, the Texas native is already heading a space subcommittee in the House, and could soon become the face of the congressional effort to expel ... Read more »

Houston Chronicle: Deer Park vet emotional at finally being awarded Vietnam War medals

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Deer Park vet emotional at finally being awarded Vietnam War medals Houston Chronicle By Don Maines Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Link Walter Eggers didn't need medals to thank him for doing his duty in the Vietnam War. "I just went over there did what I was supposed to do," said Eggers, 74, of Deer Park. But when a Veterans Benefits Administration clerk advised Eggers that an omission on his disch... Read more »

Babin listens to questions from veterans

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Babin listens to questions from veterans The Baytown Sun | By Matt Hollis October 12, 2016 http://baytownsun.com/news/article_a915339e-9060-11e6-bb17-6bb105001eb1.html U.S. Rep. Brian Babin hosted a Veterans Town Hall at Lee College along with a team of experts who answered questions from former military service members at Lee College Tuesday night. “The freedoms we hold dear today are because of ... Read more »