Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), along with Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI), has introduced the Significant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act. This bill would create a new designation, “Significant Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs),” which has more stringent sanctions than the current transnational criminal organization designation. The penalties for Significant TCOs would mirror many of the penalties for entities designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), including sanctions on organization members and their families, travel restrictions, and increased penalties for US citizens who grant them material assistance.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report which passed the House 377-48.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) issued the following statement after cosponsoring the Domestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2019, H.R. 3814, which would increase Alabama’s share of qualified Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas revenues under the Gulf of Mexico Energy and Security Act (GOMESA) of 2006.
Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following statement after participating in an educational choice roundtable discussion at the White House with President Donald Trump. Other participants included Vice President Mike Pence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Senator Ted Cruz.
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Education is an amazing tool. It can transform the lives of both the young and old. A quality education empowers the powerless and provides opportunities in otherwise bleak circumstances. It can provide a path out of poverty.
The first true test of the Legislative branch’s impeachment powers occurred over two centuries ago in 1805. Its parallels with the current impeachment process, and the important precedent it set for determining impeachable conduct, make it worth examining today.
As the year draws to a close and we enter another holiday season, I’m reminded we have much to be thankful for.
First, I’m thankful for those who answer the call to service at home and abroad.
With all the allegations being made against President Trump, it’s important to examine some background and facts.
Speaker Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and their Democratic colleagues have spent countless hours and taxpayer dollars to find evidence that President Trump was involved in corruption. At the same time, Democrats refuse to even consider the fundamental issue at hand – was President Trump right to question the activities of Hunter Biden in Ukraine?