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Congressman Mo Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Alabama

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May 31, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Thursday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) appeared on Happening Now with host Julie Banderas to discuss today’s talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea’s Kim Yong-chol.

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May 24, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Thursday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted “Yes” on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which authorizes Department of Defense operations for the coming fiscal year. The bill passed the U.S. House 351-66.

May 22, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Tuesday evening, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted “Yes” on the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017, which gives terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatments that have not yet completed the Food and Drug Administration’s lengthy and complex full approval process that can take decade

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May 22, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Tuesday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) announced he and the State of Alabama jointly filed a lawsuit Monday afternoon in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Led by Attorney General Steve Marshall, the lawsuit challenges the U.S. Bureau of the Census’ practice of counting illegal aliens in the decennial census.

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May 10, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Early Thursday morning, following a 14 hour debate, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) voted “Yes” in the House Armed Services Committee (“HASC”) on passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) for Fiscal Year 2019. The NDAA annually authorizes Department of Defense operations. The FY19 NDAA passed HASC on a bipartisan 60-1 vote.

May 9, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Wednesday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) announced in a House floor speech that he and 17 of his House colleagues sent a joint letter today to Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging immediate action to limit Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Congressman Brooks released the following statement on the joint letter:

May 8, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC — Tuesday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) delivered a House floor speech paying tribute to the 53-year pastoral career of Dr. Jimmy E. Jackson, who for the last 40 years has served as pastor to Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama. Under Dr.

April 23, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Monday morning, Congressman Mo Brooks sent a letter to the Senate office of Senator Doug Jones urging Senator Jones to vote to confirm Mike Pompeo, President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State.

April 19, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jim Bridenstine as administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on a party line vote of 50-49.

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April 13, 2018 News Releases

Washington, DC— Friday night, American, British and French forces launched strikes against Syria and its chemical weapons program.

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In The News

September 7, 2018 In The News
On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the national August jobs report, which found the U.S. economy added 201,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.9 percent.
September 6, 2018 In The News
Republican Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-5) on Wednesday, supported by colleagues and backed by more than 50 sheriffs from across the nation, led a major news conference on the U.S. Capitol grounds urging Congress to pass stronger immigration and border security legislation.
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August 27, 2018 In The News
Congressman Mo Brooks, R-Huntsville, on Friday condemned an attempted abduction of a Jasper woman by an illegal alien and what his office called, “The open borders immigration policies that have again led to the victimization of American citizens by an illegal alien.”
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August 26, 2018 In The News
In an interview with Huntsville, AL ABC affiliate WAAY 31’s “Guerilla Politics” that aired Sunday, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) argued that despite the controversies President Donald Trump is facing, his hawkish immigration policy still resonates with Americans.
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August 26, 2018 In The News
Following the news of Sen. John McCain’s death Saturday, reactions poured in from Alabama officials and politicos who admired the Arizona Republican.
August 24, 2018 In The News
A Guatemalan man has been charged in the attempted kidnapping of a woman at a Jasper Park, as well as for trying to lure a teen into his vehicle in an unrelated incident on the same day
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August 24, 2018 In The News
Reaction came quickly across Alabama on Saturday night as the news spread that U.S. Sen. John McCain, a two-time presidential candidate, had died following a battle with brain cancer.
August 24, 2018 In The News
Wednesday, Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) strongly condemned Democrats’ open border policies that Brooks claimed caused the murder of an Iowa college student.
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August 23, 2018 In The News
Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-5) strongly criticized liberal immigration policies after an illegal immigrant from Mexico confessed on Tuesday to kidnapping and killing Mollie Tibbetts, a student at the University of Iowa, while she was jogging in her small hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa.
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August 22, 2018 In The News
Congressman Mo Brooks blamed "illegal aliens" and "insistence by Democrats for open borders and amnesty" in the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
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