National Security and Foreign Affairs

As a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Allred is committed to protecting America and creating security at home and stability abroad. North Texas is a hub of international trade as well as a host to visitors from all over the world. Now more than ever, it is important we engage the international community and that Congress assert itself on matters of foreign policy and national security.  

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January 10, 2020 In The News

At our best, America has been an undeniable force for good around the world. Across the globe, people look to the U.S. for hope. Dictators and strongmen fear the might of our military, but they fear the strength of our values even more.

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted to pass the revised version of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement passed the House with broad bipartisan support. 

December 19, 2019 In The News

Dallas Rep. Colin Allred is a freshman Democrat who’s a top target for Republicans in next year’s election. He hailed the trade deal as a “job-creating agreement” that will “shift the trade paradigm and create a new standard for trade.”

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after voting in support of the bipartisan Appropriations bills that will fund the government through September 30, 2020: 

“I am encouraged that leaders in both parties were able to come together and forge a bipartisan compromise to keep our government open and working for the American people. 

December 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee voted to move forward on Articles of Impeachment: 

“I swore an oath to protect and defend the Constitution and I thought it was important that the American people see and hear the testimony in a public setting at the hearings by the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees. 

December 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) spent last week visiting with women and men in uniform serving overseas as part of a Congressional Delegation of members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The delegation spent their Thanksgiving week in Kuwait and Afghanistan meeting with service members, military leaders and State Department officials.

 
 

October 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan, Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act, H.R. 4695. 

October 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today helped lead the call for passage of the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act. Allred cosponsored the bill and it is expected to pass the House today. 

Allred released the following statement after speaking a press conference earlier today:

October 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after a bipartisan resolution passed the House that opposes the Administration’s decision to pull troops from northern Syria and the Turkish military incursion that followed.  

October 16, 2019 In The News

All of the Texans who serve on the Foreign Affairs Committee — Democratic U.S. Reps. Colin Allred of Dallas, Joaquin Castro of San Antonio, Vicente Gonzalez of McAllen and Ron Wright of Arlington — voted in support of the resolution.