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Congressman Mo Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Alabama

Foreign Affairs

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November 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted for the conference report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. The NDAA authorizes America’s national defense programs and passed the House 356-70. This conference report resolves differences between the two different NDAA versions that passed the House and Senate earlier this year. Once the House and Senate both pass the conference report, it will go to the White House for the President’s signature.

October 23, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) attended the White House ceremony awarding Huntsville veteran Army Captain Gary Michael Rose (retired) with the Congressional Medal of Honor. Rose received the Medal of Honor, the most prestigious military award a service member can receive, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving as a medic with the secret Military Assistance Command, Vietnam – Studies and Observations Group that conducted classified missions in Vietnam and Laos.

July 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted in favor of H.R.

June 29, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) Wednesday voted in favor of House Armed Services Committee passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, clearing the way for full House consideration of the bill.  The NDAA creates America’s national security policy.  The FY18 NDAA authorizes $631.5 billion for the Department of Defense base budget and $64.6 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations, for a total of $696.1 billion, a $62 billion increase in national security funding versus FY 2017.

April 28, 2017 News Releases
Washington, DC – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05), a member of both the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, today appeared on CNN to offer his insights on North Korea’s national security threat to the United States, the role of China in the Asia-Pacific, and the risks facing America from national deficit and debt.  
 

In the News

October 7, 2017 In the News
In an interview with Huntsville, AL CBS affiliate WHNT, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he would like to see a tariff imposed on Chinese goods to finance tax cuts proposed by President Donald Trump.
April 13, 2017 In the News
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Despite being dubbed the "Mother of All Bombs", the acronym MOAB actually stands for Massive Ordinance Air Blast Bomb.
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.