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February 23, 2017
Reports that the Trump White House sought to pressure the FBI into making a public statement to minimize an investigation into the President's possible connections - and that of his campaign last year - with Russia and Russian intelligence officials ought to alarm every American, regardless of party or ideology. 
February 15, 2017
Today, a bipartisan group of Representatives introduced H.R. 1059, the Russia Sanctions Review Act. 
February 15, 2017
Good morning, thank you very much for joining us.
February 14, 2017
It is not enough to say, okay, the National Security Advisor has resigned. We have here a pattern, not just a single incident of failing to disclose...
February 14, 2017
Michael Flynn's resignation must not be the end of the focus on this administration's concerning ties to Russia and the Putin regime. 
February 9, 2017
Tonight, America's judicial system delivered a strong rebuke to the Trump Administration's unconstitutional Muslim ban. 
February 8, 2017
I want to thank everyone for being here… This conference is a misnomer. No one in America ought to think this party is in retreat. 
February 4, 2017
I am deeply concerned by President Trump's attack on Judge James Robart, which shows a complete disregard for both an independent judiciary and the Constitution. 
February 3, 2017
It is fitting that the United States will impose new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile test in contravention of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231.  
February 3, 2017
Australia has been our strongest, most loyal ally and being with us in the hot spots, not just as observers, but really in the fight with us. 
February 2, 2017
Attempts to murder or incapacitate journalists and pro-democracy activists are the hallmark of a criminal, illegitimate, and unfree regime, which is exactly what President Vladimir Putin’s Russia has become. 
January 31, 2017
Today, the House demonstrated its resounding, bipartisan endorsement of greater U.S.-Israel security cooperation by passing the United States – Israel Cybersecurity Cooperation Enhancement Act.  
January 31, 2017
Reports of an Iranian ballistic missile test are alarming and ought to be a reminder to all of us that Iran’s autocratic regime continues to flout international laws and U.N. Security Council resolutions as it pursues regional hegemony through threats and intimidation.
January 31, 2017
Mr. Speaker, I rise out of deep concern for our country, our people, and those who serve us in uniform.
January 30, 2017
President Trump’s reorganization of the National Security Council weakens our security and puts Americans’ safety and the safety of our troops at risk.  
January 23, 2017
That the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans are using their first full week of controlling the government to attack women’s health is very telling about their priorities.  
January 13, 2017
I think what the Inspector General needs to do is [ask] ‘were the proper policies followed? Do the facts justify the action that was taken?’ Not so much for what happened in the past, but for what ought to be done in the future. 
January 11, 2017
I am pleased that the Obama Administration has taken this first step to investigate Colombia’s failure to comply with the labor provisions of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement and support the Department of Labor’s call for follow-on action.  
January 10, 2017
I am deeply disappointed that Republicans refused to vote together with Democrats to bring to the Floor the Protecting Our Democracy Act. 
January 5, 2017
I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise today to reiterate the strong, bipartisan support for our ally Israel in the United States Congress.  
January 4, 2017
Before the vote on December 23, I had urged President Obama and Secretary Kerry to use the United States's veto power at the U.N. Security Council to defeat Resolution 2334.  
December 28, 2016
I was reassured to hear that Secretary Kerry today did not call for further action by the Security Council. 
December 27, 2016
I urged the Administration to veto the recently passed U.N. Security Council resolution regarding Israel and settlements. 
December 23, 2016
As a proud leader of the bipartisan coalition in Congress in support of our ally Israel, I am extremely disappointed by this action and today's vote.