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Congressman Mo Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Alabama

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August 4, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) joined an amicus brief led by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) urging the United States Supreme Court to expediently take up Arlene’s Flowers v. State of Washington.  In Arlene’s Flowers v.

August 2, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) issued the following statement in support of legislation introduced by Senator Cotton (R-AR) and Senator Perdue (R-GA) to reform America’s outdated, legal immigration system.  Senators Cotton and Perdue joined President Trump today to unveil legislation aimed at creating jobs for Americans.  America’s current immigration s

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July 28, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – This morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) appeared on CNN to discuss the failure of the Senate to repeal ObamaCare.  Brooks urged the Senate to not quit on the American people and to stay in Washington and get the job done.     

July 27, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today attended the White House ceremony presenting Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey, as well as Alexandria Police Department officers Kevin Jobe, Nicole Battaglia, and Alex Jensen with the Medal of Valor for their heroic actions on the baseball field after a gunman opened fire on Republican congressmen and staff.  Hou

July 21, 2017 News Releases

Huntsville, AL – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today welcomed Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21), the chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, to Huntsville for a tour of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.  Congressman Brooks is a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee and serves as the vice chairman for the Space Subcommittee. 

July 19, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Standing before the U.S. House this morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) called on Senate Republicans to stop engaging in procedural games and end the filibuster rule.  The filibuster rule destroys the basic democratic principal of majority rule and obstructs passage of legislation unless a 60% super-majority of senators agree.

July 14, 2017 News Releases

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

July 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) addressed the U.S. House of Representatives today to recognize Bishop Joshua K. Lynn of Mastin Lake Church of God of Prophecy in Huntsville, Alabama as today’s Guest Chaplain.  Bishop Lynn opened the House in prayer to begin the day’s legislative session.

July 12, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) today appeared on Fox News to advocate funding for the U.S.-Mexico border wall.  This week, the House proposed a spending measure with $1.6 billion for construction of the border wall, but Senate Democrats have threatened to filibuster any spending bill that funds a border security wall.  Brooks urged the Senate to go nuclear, ther

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July 10, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) appeared on CNN to discuss the likelihood of health care legislation moving through the Senate ahead of the August district work period.

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July 24, 2017 In The News
The city of Athens will add three firefighters after receiving a grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. City officials on Friday announced it had received the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response, or SAFER, grant for $344,847. The city's share will be $214,368; the AFG funds will pay 75 percent of the cost of the new firefighters in years one and two, and 35 percent in year three.
July 12, 2017 In The News

On 'Fox & Friends,' congressman says the spending bill better have funding for the wall

July 11, 2017 In The News

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) spoke with the Todd Starnes Show about his plan to use the filibuster on the senate floor if there is no funding for President Trump's border wall. 

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June 30, 2017 In The News

President Trump formed a long-anticipated National Space Council today bringing both military and civilian government space programs closer together. Vice President Mike Pence will chair the council and become the president's chief adviser on national space policy.

June 29, 2017 In The News

 The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) voted 60-1 to authorize $696.5 billion in defense spending for 2018 Wednesday night with the support of three Members of the Alabama delegation that sit on the committee.

June 24, 2017 In The News

Rep. Brooks, eyewitness to Scalise shooting, talks push for concealed carry for members of Congress.

June 7, 2017 In The News

Alabama 5th District U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks appeared on the House floor Wednesday to support President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.

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May 30, 2017 In The News
A new piece of legislation by a Republican lawmaker would tighten current processes which give illegal aliens de facto amnesty under what is meant to be a temporary, protected status.
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May 25, 2017 In The News

Two days ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report showing that average premiums have increased by more than 200 percent for plans sold on Healthcare.gov in Alabama.

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