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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July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019:

“This bipartisan bill allows us to make investments on priorities important to the American people like bolstering our national security and critical health care research. It helps ensure the government stays open and working for the American people while protecting the full faith and credit of the United States. 

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA) which included two Allred led amendments that will help bring research investment to Texas universities. The bill authorizes funding for the United States military’s operations, programs and personnel.   

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019. The bill provides comprehensive election security reform and grants to states to help secure America’s election infrastructure. 

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after the House passed a funding package that includes four appropriations bills: Labor-HHS-Education; Energy and Water Development; State-Foreign Operations; and Defense. 

June 12, 2019 In The News

“I want to know whether or not Congress was kept in the dark,” said Democratic Rep. Colin Allred of Texas. “It seems like ... an attempt just basically to circumvent Congress because we did not agree with the decision to sell these arms to Saudi Arabia.”

June 12, 2019 In The News

“I want to know whether Congress was kept in the dark,” said Representative Colin Allred, Democrat of Texas. “If that decision was reached before we were briefed, I want to know why we weren’t told about it.”

June 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –– Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) this week announced he has joined the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) as an Associate Member along with a total of 11 new Associate Members.

May 30, 2019 In The News

Congress may not be in session, but M Streets neighbor and U.S. Rep. Colin Allred is still working in his district.

May 29, 2019 In The News

Freshman Congressman Colin Allred of Dallas met with voters Tuesday night to explain why he's not -- at least not yet -- calling to impeach President Donald Trump. He joined Good Day Wednesday morning to talk more about the political divide, Boeing's relationship with the FAA, federal spending and sending troops to the Middle East.

May 16, 2019 In The News

The request sent to the Justice Department was signed by five House Democrats -- Tom Malinowski of New Jersey, Gerald Connolly of Virginia, David Trone of Maryland, Ted Lieu of California and Colin Allred of Texas -- as well as two Republicans, Joe Wilson of South Carolina and Ann Wagner of Missouri.