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Congressman Mo Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Alabama

Foreign Affairs

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February 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) spoke to and took questions from more than 400 attendees at the Nineteenth Annual Directed Energy Symposium in Huntsville.  Redstone Arsenal has played a pioneering and pivotal role in the application of directed energy (electromagnetic radiation, lasers, and the like) as weapons. 

February 9, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) made the following statement in response to the United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against President Donald Trump’s immigration Executive Order.  

January 18, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL-05) welcomed Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Martha Roby (R-AL-02), and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI-02) as Co-Chairs for the Army Aviation Caucus (AAC) in the 115th Congress.  Congressman Brooks established the AAC in 2011 to provide a forum among Members of Congress, Congressional staff, and the Army to improve support and communication for Army aviation.

January 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted for a bipartisan resolution condemning and calling for the United Nations to repeal Security Council Resolution 2334 that purports to invalidate Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.  The United States has vetoed 42 anti-Israel resolutions since 1972.  In an unprecedented move, President Obama declined to veto Security Council Resolution 2334.

December 9, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) joined a group of bipartisan lawmakers in sending a letter to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), pushing back against the purchase of Lattice Semiconductor, the third-largest American producer of critical technology for U.S. military applications, by an American shell company financed by China’s communist government.

In the News

September 27, 2016 In the News
WASHINGTON — The U.S. intends to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea "as soon as possible" to counter the threat from North Korea despite opposition from China, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Tuesday.
September 16, 2016 In the News
WASHINGTON — Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL5) this week helped pass the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act out of the House Foreign Relations Committee in an effort “to ensure there are no future cash payouts to Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism.”
September 16, 2016 In the News
Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks voted Wednesday for a bill that will prohibit future ransom payments by the U.S. Government to Iran. The vote, which took place among members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, comes less than a month after the Department of State revealed that it sanctioned a $400 million payment to Iran in January that was designed to leverage the release of U.S. captives in the Middle Eastern county.
June 1, 2016 In the News
Thursday, May 26 U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (R from Huntsville) said in a statement that the House Foreign Affairs Committee adopted a Brooks amendment that would give more transparency in how much money the United States Government spends at the United Nations.