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  • Rep. Babin Votes to Support ICE
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed H. Res. 990, a resolution co-sponsored by Rep. Babin that supports the officers and personnel of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): “Today the House passed H. Res. 990 to express our support for the critical work of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and denounce the efforts by radical left wing politicians and activists to abolish it. The brave men and women of ICE put ... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Applauds Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement today in support of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court: “Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an outstanding choice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. He has exceptional legal knowledge and qualifications, and brings to this nomination a distinguished career of upholding the Constitution and rule of law. Now more than ever, it is important to... Read more

  • Babin Votes to Continue Restoration of American Military Strength
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin today voted to continue the restoration of American military strength with the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R. 6157). H.R. 6157 nearly matches President Trump’s request for the Department of Defense base discretionary defense spending, providing our Armed Forces with a total of $674.6 billion in funding, “H.R. 6157 provides the necessary funds to our military to make sure that our country is ready to face whatever threats may come our way,” says Rep. Ba... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Applauds Supreme Court Decision Upholding President Trump’s Travel Ban Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration Enforcement

    Rep. Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement reacting to today’s Supreme Court decision upholding President Trump’s travel ban Executive Order: “Today’s Supreme Court ruling on Trump v. Hawaii upholds what I have said all along – that President Trump is absolutely within his constitutional authority to restrict travel from hotbeds of terror. As elected officials, our sworn duty is to the safety and security of the American people. To put politics above one's duty is a dereliction of this oa... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Statement on Border Situation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement regarding the border situation: “What is happening at the border is unfortunate and a direct consequence of not implementing and enforcing our immigration laws. For this reason, I support the Administration’s zero tolerance policy and advocate for continuing it. Until our borders are secure, we cannot keep heading down a path that allows hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens, including criminals and terrorists,... Read more

  • Babin & Leaders Across Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi Introduce I-14 Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, today introduced the I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018, legislation to extend the future I-14 interstate highway to additional areas in Texas and across the southern United States. The legislation also further connects key military installations in these states to strategic seaports, enhancing their readiness and efficiency as envisioned by President Dwight D. Eisenhower when he first commiss... Read more

  • Babin Travels Throughout District 36
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36) and his staff visited all nine counties – Orange, Chambers, Harris, Liberty, Polk, Hardin, Newton, Jasper and Tyler – in the 36th District last week. “I decided to bring my entire staff together to travel throughout the nine counties that make up District 36. My Washington D.C. staff, District staff, wife, and I traveled together to different communities to meet with the people we serve,” said Babin. “We wanted to make our presence known, our faces familiar, and c... Read more

  • House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Advances Water Resources Development Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced key priorities offered by U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) during today’s consideration and passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA). WRDA 2018 provides improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. Also included in this bill is authorization for billions in funding for the Sabine-to-Galveston Coastal... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Congratulates Mark Geyer on Appointment as JSC Director
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement congratulating Mark Geyer on his appointment as Director for the Johnson Space Center: “I want to congratulate Mark on his selection to lead JSC. He has a strong engineering background and has spent his career working in the space program in key leadership roles including JSC Deputy Center Director and Orion Program Manager. JSC has served a critical role in program management, systems engineering and integration and as the operations Ce... Read more

  • Babin Urges Swift Confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA Director
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement in support of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency: “The nomination of Gina Haspel as the first woman to lead the CIA should be a historic moment. Instead, Senate Democrats have chosen to obstruct and engage in shameful character attacks to prevent her confirmation from taking place. Ms. Haspel has proven herself to be a dedicated public servant, a true patriot and a respected leader within th... Read more