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Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) today made clear his support for a temporary ban on travel to the United States from west Africa to help protect Americans against the spread of the Ebola virus.
Last Wednesday night, students from throughout the First Congressional District gathered in a Mobile auditorium to learn details about attending one of the five United States Service Academies. My staff and I were hosting an “Academy Night” for prospective students to hear directly from representatives of the service academies.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) will host a town hall meeting in Mobile to discuss his recent trip to the Middle East and strategies for defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Congressman Byrne will also take questions from attendees.
There is no question we live in the greatest country on the face of the earth. People the world over look to the United States as a beacon of freedom and democracy. The question becomes whether or not the United States will always answer the call for help when other countries want to replicate our freedoms.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) tonight supported legislation that would boost border security, expedite deportations, and prohibit the expansion of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
Specifically, the border security legislation (H.R. 5230) would:
Washington, DC – June 3, 2014 – Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) reacted to this afternoon’s announcement that House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (CA-25) has invited Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to testify before the Committee on Wednesday, June 11, on the transfer of five Taliban detainees.
Washington, DC – May 5, 2014 – Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) congratulated Representative Trey Gowdy (SC-4) for being named Chairman of the Special Select Committee on Benghazi. House Speaker John Boehner announced the formation of the Committee on Friday.
Washington, DC – April 28, 2014 – Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) released the following statement in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Byrne said: “If we fail to learn the lessons of history, they are doomed to repeat themselves. Today on Holocaust Remembrance Day, we look back upon the suffering of the Jewish people during this dark time. We honor the victims and survivors of these horrors and vow to never allow these atrocities to occur again.”
This month, Members of Congress were given an Easter District Work Period of two weeks to travel home and be with their families, but also to spend two weeks hearing directly from their constituents on issues that matter to the future of our country. Every chance I get to spend time at home, I plan a very busy schedule in order to reach as many of my friends and neighbors as possible in Alabama’s First District. These two weeks were no different.
Washington, DC – March 28, 2014 – Yesterday afternoon, Representative Bradley Byrne (AL-1) supported passage of H.R. 4278, the Ukraine Support Act. This aid package includes a combination of foreign aid and support for democracy in the East European nation and sanctions directed at the Russian Federation.