A bipartisan vote to stand with Israel

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1)

The United States has no stronger ally than Israel. Our relationship has always been strong, both economically and militarily. Israel plays an especially important role in helping us combat radical Islamic terrorism in the Middle East.

In other words, Israel serves as a beacon of hope, freedom, and opportunity in a very dangerous part of the world. That is why support for Israel has always been a bipartisan

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House condemns UN Resolution

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Thursday, January 5, 2017, the US House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution, House Resolution 11, condemning and calling for the United Nations to repeal Security Council Resolution 2334, which declared Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem invalid and that all the land outside of the 1967 borders as belonging to a future Palestinian State.

Since

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Rogers re-introduces legislation to leave the United Nations

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

WASHINGTON, DC—Tuesday, January 2, 2017, US Representative Mike Rogers (R-Alabama) re-introduced his legislation for the United States to leave the United Nations.

On the opening day of the 115th Congress, Rogers stated, “My first act of the new Congress was to reintroduce my bill to end the United States’ involvement in the United Nations.

“I am excited to work with my colleagues

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Alabama elected officials react to Sec. Kerry Speech on Israel

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry (D) sharply attacked the settlement policies of the nation of Israel and demanded that they surrender territories the United Nations claims they have improperly occupied to the Palestinian State.

US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) said in a statement, “Supporting Israel has always been a bipartisan issue, but

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Obama’s Israel policy draws criticism from some

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, December 26, 2016, State Representative Tim Wadsworth (R-Arley) criticized the decision by outgoing President Barack H. Obama (D) to refuse to veto a UN Security Council resolution denouncing Israel on Christmas Eve. Rep. Wadsworth wrote that the, “United States abstained in the passage of Resolution 2334 against Israel. The Resolution condemns Israel from building settlements in lands

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Anger in response to Obama refusal to veto an anti-Israeli UN resolution

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, December 23, 2016, the UN Security Council on Friday passed a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building in the disputed territories, including East Jerusalem. As a permanent member of the Security Council the US could have vetoed the resolution but abstained from doing so. A bipartisan group of leaders quickly condemned the controversial change in decades of US policy

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Looking Back on 2015

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By Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1)

2015 was packed full of major developments for Southwest Alabama. As the year draws to a close, I thought it would be a good time to review some of the highlights.

One of the first votes the House of Representatives took in 2015 was on my bill to repeal Obamacare in its entirety and instead move forward with patient-centered healthcare reform that isn’t run by the federal government. My bill passed

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Byrne in Israel

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter 

bradley-byrneDuring the August recess, US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) is spending time in Israel. On Tuesday, Congressman Byrne visited Jerusalem, the ancient Hebrew capital, where Jesus Christ taught, worshiped, and was ultimately crucified; as it states in the Bible.

Congressman Byrne said in a statement on Facebook: 

“I am currently traveling in Israel to strengthen the partnership

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Roby Suggests it’s Time to Walk Away From Iran Negotiations

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, July 6, Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Montgomery) said that the President Barack H. Obama (D) and Secretary of State John Kerry (D), “…are so concerned with settling on a deal, any deal, that they are not willing to walk away from a bad one.”

US Representative Roby said, “With all that’s been going on lately, I’m not sure enough attention is being paid to what I

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Rogers Introduces Legislation to Get US Out of United Nations

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By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Congressman Mike Rogers (R-Saks) has sponsored the American Sovereignty Restoration Act, HR1205, which would end American involvement in the United Nations. 

US Representative Rogers said in a statement, “Across East Alabama, many of you may agree with me that the United States’ participation with the United Nations should end immediately. The UN continues to prove it’s an inefficient

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