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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September 24, 2021 Casework Success Stories

Afzal is an Afghan translator who bravely worked with the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, helping our mission in Afghanistan. As his life was in danger due to his work with the U.S. after the Taliban took over the Afghan government, it was imperative that he and his family evacuate. That’s when Afzal’s brother turned to Rep. Allred.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021 (NDAA) which authorizes funding for the United States Military’s operations, programs and personnel.

August 26, 2021 Press Release

DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement on the attack at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul.

“My thoughts and deepest condolences are with the families of the U.S. service members and others who were murdered and wounded by the terrorist attack on our humanitarian mission in Kabul. 

July 21, 2021 Press Release

Richardson, TX – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a report detailing his work for the people of the 32nd District of Texas during the first half of 2021.

June 24, 2021 In The News

Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the diversity of U.S. wireless networks and protect the supply chain from reliance on untrusted technology companies.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the diversity of U.S. wireless networks and protect the supply chain from reliance on untrusted technology companies.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, today released the following statement after voting to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF).

June 9, 2021 In The News

By Colin Allred, Stephen Morgan

When we met as part of the British-American Parliamentary Exchange in 2019, we never imagined the gravity of the events we would face in public service.

The last year has seen great turbulence on both sides of the Atlantic, from Brexit to presidential elections and a global pandemic. These events, era-defining in and of themselves, have been underpinned by a creeping challenge to objective truth that poses a fundamental threat to our democracies.

May 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32) joined Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16) and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) in introducing the Documenting Adversarial Trade Aggression (DATA) Act yesterday. This bill would establish a China Economic Data Coordination Center within the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the Department of Commerce.

March 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) led his bipartisan colleagues, Reps. Jack Bergman (MI-01), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), Joe Neguse (CO-02), and Andy Kim (NJ-03), in introducing the Homeland and Cyber Threat (HACT) Act. This bill would allow Americans to make claims in federal or state courts against foreign states that conduct or engage in cyberattacks against Americans.