Senator Braun Statement on Calamitous Afghanistan Withdrawal   

"The calamitous withdraw from Afghanistan has now resulted in the tragic death of at least 13 U.S. service members and scores of Afghan civilians. Joe Biden said the buck stops with him, but today’s events are a result of his incompetence and decision to trust the Taliban to protect our troops. Our troops and allies in Afghanistan deserve real leadership and a commitment from our commander in chief to get all citizens and allies safely out on our terms, not the terms dictated by the Taliban." -...

"Malpractice": Senator Braun on botched Afghanistan exit

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“You know I’ve been there two and a half years, a little over that, and I've never seen anything like this. Broad strategy, I think Trump had it right: we can’t be the policemen of the world. But the execution here has been panned across the political spectrum."

“This is a blemish that to me, along with the call that Biden made on the southern border about undoing policies that were actually working just because they were Trump’s - I don’t know that he survives this leading...

VIDEO: Senator Braun calls President Biden's "botched" Afghanistan exit "disgraceful"

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To me this is one of the biggest examples of what’s wrong with how the government is currently being run.

We had a policy that many agreed with in terms of leaving places where it’s been a graveyard for many empires. We’ve spent a lot of treasure and blood there.

It’s disgraceful that we’re leaving in an embarrassing way like this, reminiscent of Vietnam. 

I think this was an unforced error.

President Trump when he actually agreed to doing it over time - it...

ONE WEEK LATER: DHS ignores Braun/Gohmert letter demanding answers on illegal immigrants released into U.S.

JASPER, Ind. - On August 5th, last Thursday, Senator Mike Braun and Representative Louie Gohmert sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra demanding answers on where illegal immigrants have been sent or transported in the United States, how many were sent, if they were tested for COVID, and how many tested positive. 

Receipt of the letter was acknowledged by the Department of Health and...

Senator Braun's Let States Cut Taxes amendment expected to receive vote during budget vote-a-rama

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Braun's Let States Cut Taxes amendment is expected to receive a vote during the Senate's "vote-a-rama" on the budget resolution.

Originally introduced as a bill with Representative Dan Bishop (NC-09), Let States Cut Taxes repeals an overstep in the American Rescue Plan that bans states from cutting taxes and allows Americans to keep more of what they earn through tax cuts.

Earlier this year, Democrats added a provision to the American Rescue Plan Act in the 11th hour...

Senate agrees to Senator Braun's amendment to Let States Cut Taxes

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Braun's Let States Cut Taxes amendment received a vote during the Senate "vote-a-rama" on the Democrats' budget resolution. This amendment fixes a provision in the American Rescue Plan Act that barred states from returning tax dollars to their constituents through tax cuts.       

The amendment passed with a vote of 86 to 13.

Senator Braun's amendment, originally introduced as a bill with Representative Dan Bishop (NC-09), Let States Cut Taxes repeals that overstep in...

Senator Braun Votes NO on Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON - Senator Mike Braun released the following statement on his vote against the bipartisan infrastructure bill: 

“This infrastructure bill is full of pork and carve-outs for lobbyists, isn’t paid for according to non-partisan analysis, and is linked to the extreme left’s $3.5 trillion inflation bomb.” - Senator Mike Braun

Senator Braun asks Biden administration for answers on illegal immigrants released into U.S.

WASHINGTON - Americans deserve to know where illegal immigrants apprehended at the U.S. border are ending up in the country, as well as if they were tested for COVID before being released.

Senator Mike Braun joined Representative Louie Gohmert and several colleagues in the Senate and House in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra demanding answers on where illegal immigrants have been...

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Sen. Mike Braun: Biden, Dems are building an inflation bomb.  Republicans must not help them light the fuse

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The bill anticipates receiving a large amount of funding from recouping fraudulently-paid enhanced federal unemployment payments. Much like the "tax-gap," estimates for how much fraudulent unemployment insurance was paid out and how much can be recouped is...