Defense and National Security

Are you better off now?

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Are you better off now? The Baytown Sun | By U.S. Rep. Brian Babin August 9, 2018 | Link Despite unrelenting attacks by the media and members of the so-called “Resistance,” the Trump Administration is succeeding in draining “The Swamp” by putting the needs of American citizens first. I am working with my colleagues in the Republican led House and Senate to advance a conservative agenda, grow the e... Read more »

Babin Votes to Continue Restoration of American Military Strength

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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 mili... Read more »

Babin Applauds President Trump’s State of the Union Address

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) released the following video message applauding President Trump’s State of the Union address: “The message from President Trump was loud and clear…America is back and we are only getting started,” said Rep. Babin. “Each day newspaper headlines announce that businesses are investing billions of dollars to expand here in America, building new factories, ... Read more »

Babin Issues Statement on the End of the #SchumerShutdown

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today after Senate Democrats ended their filibuster and passed a government funding bill: “Senate Democrats have finally come to their senses and agreed to end the #SchumerShutdown and re-open the federal government. But let’s be clear: For three days, Democrats in Congress held our troops and children’s health care hosta... Read more »

Babin: 2017 was year of accomplishments

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Babin: 2017 was year of accomplishments Cleveland Advocate | By U.S. Rep. Brian Babin December 29, 2017 | Link With the election of President Trump and a Republican Congress, we set out on a conservative agenda in 2017 to restore and rebuild America's economy and national security. As 2017 comes to a close, I am proud of the many conservative reforms we have enacted and the benefits they have alre... Read more »

Babin extols progress, bemoans roadblocks

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Babin extols progress, bemoans roadblocks By David Taylor | Dayton News Aug. 18, 2017 | Link There's a bottleneck in Washington. Coming from a conservative, most would expect Congressman Dr. Brian Babin to point the finger across the aisle at Democrats, but Babin's frustration rests with his own colleagues in the U. S. Senate, and it's mystifying for the congressman. Spending most of his day in Li... Read more »

Babin Votes to Fully Fund Border Wall, Rebuild Military and Increase Funding for Veterans

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today after voting in support of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, legislation that fully funds President Trump’s request for a wall along our southern border. “The Make America Secure Appropriations Act puts America on a stronger and more secure path forward that rebuilds our military, secures our so... Read more »

Babin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on President Trump’s Travel Order

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Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling to allow much of President Trump’s executive order on extreme vetting to take effect: “Today’s ruling is a major victory for America’s national security and an important step in reining in activist judges and restoring the separation of powers. President Trump... Read more »

Texas congressman asks Trump for full review of 'Leavenworth 10' cases

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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... Read more »

Rep. Brian Babin Calls For Review Of Penalties For Incarcerated Soldiers

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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... Read more »