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April 13, 2018 Press Release
"Any strike will not be effective without a comprehensive and coherent strategy. This strategy must marshal our economic, diplomatic, information and military resources to permanently stop Assad from committing war crimes. We must also send a clear message to Assad’s patrons and supporters in Russia and Iran, while moving Syria closer to a negotiated solution that ends the conflict and humanitarian crisis. Congress and the American people are entitled to an open debate on our policy objectives and strategic goals and the President must come before Congress for the authority to engage in a sustained use of military force."
April 5, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) recently led a Congressional Delegation with Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Congressmen Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Al Lawson (FL-05) to Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T State University to discuss the DoD HBCU/MI program and the important effort to expand STEM opportunities and increase DoD investments in HBCUs.
March 28, 2018 Press Release
Senators Cardin and Van Hollen and Congressmen Cummings, Sarbanes, and Brown, all Members of the Maryland congressional Delegation, and District of Columbia Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a letter to Governor Larry Hogan requesting detailed information about the State’s regulation of the proposed Hyperloop Project, including the regulatory standards that will apply to the project as well as the environmental and other reviews that will be required before the project is permitted to proceed.
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March 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s ban on transgender troops in the military:
March 20, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement calling for a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). Congressman Brown was deployed to Iraq in 2004, where he earned the Bronze Star, and became of the nation’s highest-ranking elected officials to serve a tour of duty.
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March 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressmen Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and David Cicilline (RI-01) along with 61 of their House colleagues, urged President Trump to fully fund school-provided mental health, violence prevention, and student safety programs, in light of the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in America’s schools
February 27, 2018 Press Release
Congressmen Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) announced they are leading a bipartisan effort to raise the age to purchase an assault weapon. They introduced the ‘Raise the Age Act’ (H.R.5090) on Monday with 18 of their colleagues - the first bipartisan bill to tighten gun safety since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
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January 31, 2018 Press Release
For the last year, President Trump has displayed no leadership, demonstrated an unwillingness to compromise, contested known facts, corroded the national discourse, emboldened violent extremist voices, and pushed policies that favor the top 1%, big corporations and special interests. Today’s speech does not change anything
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January 20, 2018 Press Release
At midnight, Republicans in Congress chose to shutdown the federal government. This is the first time in our nation’s history that this has happened with a single party controlling the White House and Congress. Republicans refused to work with Democrats to meet the urgent needs of the American people and shutdown the government
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November 7, 2017 Press Release
Gold Star families have given their loved ones to protect our freedom, and I am proud to cosponsor this legislation which provides them with much-needed support. As a Member of Congress with 30-years of military experience, I know all too well the challenges military families face when a son, daughter, wife or husband is overseas. However, too many Gold Star families are not provided with the resources and accommodations they truly deserve.
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June 30, 2018 In The News
Senators issued the resolution concurrently with a related letter from Democrats in the Armed Services Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Organized by Maryland Rep. Anthony Brown, liberal lawmakers demanded to know why the Pentagon is “backing away from supporting and celebrating” LGBTQ service members by refusing to issue its own memo recognizing Pride month.
June 29, 2018 In The News
A group of House Armed Services Committee Democrats is demanding answers from the Pentagon on why it is “backing away” from its annual Pride celebration. The letter was organized by Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.).
June 29, 2018 In The News
Concerned that Pentagon leadership is "backing away from supporting and celebrating" its LGBT military members, Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Maryland, and seven of his Democratic colleagues penned a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis asking him to explain the decision not to issue a memo.
June 29, 2018 In The News
House Armed Services Democrats are blasting the Pentagon for what they charge was a low-key handling of LGBTQ Pride Month. Rep. Anthony Brown and seven other lawmakers wrote a letter to Mattis saying the Pentagon broke precedent by not releasing memos to commemorate the occasion or providing any high-level officials for a building ceremony.
June 28, 2018 In The News
A group of Democratic lawmakers from Maryland is demanding answers from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar regarding the Trump administration’s abusive child separation policy, and how it intends to reunite families split up at the U.S.-Mexico border. The letter, sent Thursday and signed by all of Maryland’s Democratic representatives and senators, including Rep. Anthony Brown, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, requested more information about the initial separation process, and the most up-to-date figures on how many children have been removed from their parents and placed under DHS or HHS care. It also asked the agencies to provide information about the well-being of those children, and how exactly they plan to locate each child’s family.
June 28, 2018 In The News
On May 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, “The Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed, Safely Transitioning Every Person Act” (FIRST STEP) by a bipartisan vote, 360-59. The bill was co-sponsored by U.S. Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), a member of the CBC, and Doug Collins (R-Ga.). Jeffries had the support of the majority of the CBC including its chairman, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), but some of its House members such as Reps. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) voted against the bill saying it did nothing to reduce mandatory minimum sentences.
June 28, 2018 In The News
Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown, also of Maryland, said he was monitoring the situation and promised to share more details as he receives them.
June 28, 2018 In The News
A group of eight House Democrats led by Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) are seeking answers from the Pentagon on the absence of any recognition of June as Pride month for the first time since “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal certification in 2011.
June 28, 2018 In The News
Also on Thursday Democratic members of Maryland’s congressional delegation, led by Rep. Anthony Brown, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services asking for more information about immigrant children being housed in Maryland.

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November 7, 2017 Video

Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) on the Need to Reauthorize CHIP Without Sabotaging the Affordable Care Act

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November 1, 2017 Video
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) recognizes the 30th Pastoral Anniversary of Pastor Jonathan L. Weaver of Greater Mt. Nebo AME Church

 

October 12, 2017 Video
Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) spoke on the House floor to urge the Trump Administration to do more to help Americans in Puerto Rico and USVI

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