Byrne writes letter to Trump praising border security speech

Byrne also lauded Trump for holding strong in the fight for border security where other administrations have failed to solve the issue.

“I thank you for standing up for our communities and for the American people. Please know that this Member of Congress will stand with you to see your proposals enacted into law,” Byrne wrote.

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Congressman Offers Plan for Bypassing Filibuster to Build Wall

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) would avoid that logjam by tying funding to a budget bill. This would allow Republicans — if they could stay unified — to pass wall funding on a party-line vote.

“Obviously, we’re thinking outside the box … I’m frustrated. We’re all frustrated,” he told LifeZette. “We’ve passed the border funding bill out of the House. It’s been stuck in the Senate.”

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Alabama announces 47-day red snapper season

Ivey said the exemption for Alabama was made possible through language written by Sen. Richard Shelby's in the 2017 commerce, justice, and  science appropriations bill, as well as the work of Rep. Bradley Byrne and Chris Blankenship, commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.


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