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  • Babin Calls for Declassification of Carter Page FISA Application
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after joining with other House Republicans to call for the declassification of the Carter Page FISA application: “After more than a year of investigation, the Mueller probe has yielded zero evidence of collusion. However, there is hard and tangible evidence of misconduct at the highest levels of the DOJ and FBI, and it is past time that we shed light on why nothing is being done about it. I have repeatedly said that a second Special... Read more

  • Rep. Babin’s TAPS Act (H.R. 6664) Endorsed by the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressman Brian Babin’s (TX-36) Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act (H.R. 6664) received the endorsement of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) at the organization’s annual Threat Management Conference earlier this week. ATAP is a non-profit organization comprised of experts from law enforcement, legal, mental health, corporate, education, and other sectors committed to eliminating targeted violence through threat and violence risk assessment. The TAPS Ac... Read more

  • Babin Introduces the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act
    Posted in Press Releases on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) introduced the Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety (TAPS) Act (H.R. 6664). The TAPS Act goes beyond political rhetoric to provide a national strategy to keep communities safe from targeted violence. “Whether it’s a shooting, stabbing, bombing, or other example of predatory violence, mass causality events are occurring too often. These horrific tragedies are impacting our nation indiscriminately. Americans want solutions, and I believe we found one,” s... Read more

  • Babin Applauds House Passage of 2019 NDAA Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) applauded today’s passage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report in the House: “With countless threats around the world, it is crucial for Congress to provide the funds necessary to ensure that our military is able and ready to face whatever comes its way. While there is still work to be done, the 2019 NDAA is a step in the right direction. It contains $708.1 billion to support military readiness and combat global terrorism... Read more

  • Rep. Babin Votes to Extend Flood Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after the House passed the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 (S.1182), legislation that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) authorized through the upcoming hurricane season. “I represent working coastal communities that were hit very hard by Hurricane Harvey – communities that are vital to our nation’s energy security. Coastal energy and petrochemical refining facilities like those I r... Read more

  • 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