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Congressman Brown: The President’s Childish Retort Endangered The Lives Of High-Level Officials, Staff, And Civilian And Military Personnel

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Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement echoing an earlier press release issued by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, asserting the President’s decision to expose a Congressional Delegation to Afghanistan endangered the lives of the Speaker of the House, who is second-in-line to the Presidency, the Congressional delegation, their staff, and the men and women, both military and civilian, on the ground in Afghanistan. Read more »

Team Maryland Announces $10.6 Million in Federal Funding to Assess Needs of Maryland’s Children

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U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, together with U.S. Representatives Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5), Elijah E. Cummings (MD-7), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-2), John P. Sarbanes (MD-3), Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-1), Anthony Brown (MD-4), Jamie Raskin (MD-8) and David Trone (MD-6) announced today that Maryland has been awarded $10.6 million through the Preschool Development Grants Birth through Five program to conduct a statewide, comprehensive birth through age five needs assessment for Maryland’s children. In October 2018, Maryland’s full Congressional Delegation urged Secretary Alex Azar of the Department of Health and Human Services to support the Maryland State Department of Education’s grant application. Read more »

President Trump’s Impulsive Withdrawal Imperils Our National Security

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Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), a combat veteran and member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump is considering withdrawing all US troops from Syria and declared “We have defeated ISIS in Syria”: “Unilaterally withdrawing US forces before we have fully defeated ISIS is a mistake. Abandoning our local partners and the Syr... Read more »

Congressman Brown: Degrading Readiness And Diverting Support For The Warfighter To The Wall Would Be “Dangerous” and “Unprecedented”

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) sent a letter to Department of Defense Secretary James N. Mattis outlining his concerns about the President’s assertion that the military could build his border wall. In the letter, the Congressman argues that, “while the President has significant discretion in determining a state of national emergency – diverting funding from our mili... Read more »

Congressman Brown, Under Secretary Of The Army Ryan McCarthy, Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh, Baltimore City Council President Jack Young Discuss Community Engagement And STEM Opportunities In Baltimore

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“The Armed Forces have a critical role to play in communities across the country to uplift those who can and should be achieving in STEM fields, receiving lucrative scholarships, and revolutionizing our defense industries,” said Congressman Anthony Brown. “This is the beginning of a longer conversation about how we diversify our leadership pipelines, and prepare more young people for public servic... Read more »

President Trump Can’t Use The Military To Circumvent Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) issued the following statement after the President Trump proposed using “the Military” to build a border wall and claimed the “Border is now Secure.” “The President cannot circumvent Congress and use the military to build his absurd, ineffective border wall, and if the border is as secure as the President claims, then he must immediately brin... Read more »

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces $6.5 Million in Federal Funding for Port of Baltimore

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, John P. Sarbanes, Andy P. Harris, M.D., John K. Delaney, Anthony G. Brown and Jamie B. Raskin announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $6,554,575 in federal funding for the Maryland Port Authority. The grant will be used to con... Read more »

Cardin, Van Hollen, and Brown Effort to Name Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building in Largo Heads to President’s Desk

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U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Anthony G. Brown praised Senate-passage late Thursday of H.R. 4890 that designates the United Postal Service Largo Post Office at 9801 Apollo Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as the "Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building.” Wayne Curry was Prince George’s County’s first African-American County Executive and a true public servant who brought economic empowerment to the county. He passed away in 2014, at the age of 63, after a battle with lung cancer. Read more »

To honor Dr. King and his legacy, we have to fight for what he fought for: access to the ballot, civil rights prote… Read More

Today we pay tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and strive to continue his work. We are sti… Read More

RT @OfficialCBC: 10 years ago today, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus was sworn in as President of the United States for the firs… Read More

Trump is offering to undo damage he unilaterally created — he proudly shut down the government and stripped DACA an… Read More

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