About the bill
Are the Muslim Brotherhood terrorists, or would that official designation go overboard and imperil U.S. alliances in the Middle East?
Dating back to 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood is a controversial Islamic organization based in the Middle East. The loosely-affiliated group has sent extremely mixed messages, with some people committing acts of violence in the group’s name, while other factions of the group are American allies.
In April 2019, the Trump Administration announced it planned to officially name the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pressed President Trump to do so. However, it appears the move was never finalized. Saudi Arabia has also officially designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
While few American politicians or experts actually defend the Muslim Brotherhood, many …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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39 Cosponsors (39 Republicans)
Feb 24, 2016
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3892 (114th).
Jan 9, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 377 (115th).
Apr 30, 2019
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Nov 3, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5840.
H.R. 2412 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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