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Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

July 16, 2018

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions and
service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

Transparency Caucus Briefing: Shining a Light on Foreign Lobbying

July 13, 2018

Please join me at the next Transparency Caucus briefing titled “Shining a Light on Foreign Lobbying.”

Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

July 13, 2018

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions and
service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

[Request for Cosponsor] Kaptur/Ros-Lehtinen Bipartisan H.Res. 926 on 2018 World Cup in Russia

July 13, 2018

As you may know, Russia will host the 2018 World Cup this June 14 to July 15, 2018. The games have an expected global viewership of 3.2 billion granting Russia significant prestige on the world stage. Meanwhile, FIFA set aside $627 million for local organization
in the country and the windfall Russia will garner from global tourism will lead to a significant boost for their economy currently saddled with global sanctions.

Co-Sponsor H.R. 6303, the Common Sense Maritime and Consumer Services Protection Act

July 12, 2018

International trade accounts for as much as one-quarter of our economy.  The readiness of consumers and shippers to fully engage in these markets determines the success of our local economies and how well we will compete in world trade.  Our nation’s international
traders face the daunting task of understanding a complex array of international shipping firms, policies, laws, and regulations.

LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS: Cosponsor The No Security Clearance for Hate Groups Act

July 12, 2018

Since late 2016, we have seen a startling uptick in violence and harassment rooted in hatred and bigotry. For 2017, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) found that the number of hate groups rose to 954 from 917 the prior yar, up 4 percent. At the same
time, we’ve seen members of the federal government actively supporting extremist views. Extremist domestic terrorism represents a singular threat to American national security and our democratic ideals, yet hate groups continue to gain a foothold in public
life and public service.

[Request for Cosponsor] Kaptur/Ros-Lehtinen Bipartisan H.Res. 926 on 2018 World Cup in Russia

July 12, 2018

As you may know, Russia will host the 2018 World Cup this June 14 to July 15, 2018. The games have an expected global viewership of 3.2 billion granting Russia significant prestige on the world stage. Meanwhile, FIFA set aside $627 million for local organization
in the country and the windfall Russia will garner from global tourism will lead to a significant boost for their economy currently saddled with global sanctions.

Join Reps. Speier and Meadows to Limit Giveaways to Wealthy Gulf Nations

July 11, 2018

A GAO Report found that the Defense Department gave away $8.5 billion in foreign military sales waivers to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, and Kuwait from FY2012-17. The reason? Those countries claimed they couldn’t pay small non-recurring costs and DOD took
them at their word.

[Request for Cosponsor] Kaptur/Ros-Lehtinen Bipartisan H.Res. 926 on 2018 World Cup in Russia

July 10, 2018

As you may know, Russia will host the 2018 World Cup this June 14 to July 15, 2018. The games have an expected global viewership of 3.2 billion granting Russia significant prestige on the world stage. Meanwhile, FIFA set aside $627 million for local organization
in the country and the windfall Russia will garner from global tourism will lead to a significant boost for their economy currently saddled with global sanctions.