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Support Grows For Rep. Babin Plan to Defund Syrian Refugee Plan

A letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) requesting that the year-end spending bill feature language to fully defund refugee resettlement to the U.S. has 57 co-signers, according to the letter’s author Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX).

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) on his way to the House Chamber for a procedural vote on the House floor September 28, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The House will vote later today on two amendments to the Senate-passed continuing resolution that will keep the government running.

Rep. Mo Brooks: Congress Must Use ‘Power of the Purse’ To Block Obama’s Refugee Plan

“It will be very difficult for me to vote for any funding bill that risks American lives by improving the chances of successful terrorist attacks on American cities,” Mo Brooks said in an interview with Breitbart News Tuesday. “And so if that’s the funding bill Barack Obama and the House and Senate leadership want me to support they’re going to need to look elsewhere for votes.”