CLOSING TODAY: Become an Original Cosponsor of the National Black History Month Resolution!

I would like to invite you to become an original co-sponsor of my resolution below, commemorating National Black History Month. As you know, Black History Month is celebrated each year in the United States during the month of February. This month-long celebration
is a time when all Americans of every race and ethnicity are given the opportunity to study the untold and “under told” history of African Americans and their contributions to American society and human civilization.

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Diseases Don’t Respect Borders – Cosponsor the Bipartisan Global Health Security Act

The new coronavirus out of Wuhan, China is a crisis in its own right. With more than 42,000 infected in more than two dozen countries and more than 1,000 fatalities so far, officials expect the already grave situation to worsen. But this crisis is also a
warning. We are only one new or mutated disease away from a global health catastrophe. The United States must lead the way in preparing the world for such an outbreak.
That is why we introduced the bipartisan Global Health Security Act (H.R. 2166) in order to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to promoting global health security.  

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Cosponsor H.Res. 672, a Bipartisan Resolution Supporting the Three Seas Initiative and European Energy Security

Please join us as an original co-sponsor of a resolution supporting the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) to bolster energy and infrastructure security in Central and Eastern Europe in the face of increased Russian and Chinese influence. In 2015, twelve Central
European nations in the European Union established the 3SI in order to increase energy autonomy and resilience through support of collective financing for new infrastructure projects to connect the region between the Adriatic, Baltic, and Black Seas.

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TODAY: Transparency Caucus Event on OLC Opinions

As Chair of the Transparency Caucus, I would like to invite your staff to a briefing to discuss the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), which acts as a legal advisor to the President and all executive branch agencies, issuing opinions
on how laws are interpreted. However, these opinions are often not available for review by Congress or the public, which undermines our traditional lawmaking process.

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Cosponsor, H.Res. 672, a Bipartisan Resolution Supporting the Three Seas Initiative and European Energy Security

Please join us as an original co-sponsor of a resolution supporting the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) to bolster energy and infrastructure security in Central and Eastern Europe in the face of increased Russian and Chinese influence. In 2015, twelve Central
European nations in the European Union established the 3SI in order to increase energy autonomy and resilience through support of collective financing for new infrastructure projects to connect the region between the Adriatic, Baltic, and Black Seas.

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Diseases Don’t Respect Borders – Cosponsor the Bipartisan Global Health Security Act

The new coronavirus out of Wuhan, China is a crisis in its own right. With more than 40,000 infected in more than two dozen countries and more than 900 fatalities so far, officials expect the already grave situation to worsen. But this crisis is also a warning.
We are only one new or mutated disease away from a global health catastrophe. The United States must lead the way in preparing the world for such an outbreak.
That is why we introduced the bipartisan Global Health Security Act (H.R. 2166) in order to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to promoting global health security.  

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Transparency Caucus Event on Monday, February 10th

As Chair of the Transparency Caucus, I would like to invite your staff to a briefing to discuss the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), which acts as a legal advisor to the President and all executive branch agencies, issuing opinions
on how laws are interpreted. However, these opinions are often not available for review by Congress or the public, which undermines our traditional lawmaking process.

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Diseases Don’t Respect Borders – Cosponsor the Bipartisan Global Health Security Act

The new coronavirus out of Wuhan, China is a crisis in its own right. With more than 31,000 infected in more than two dozen countries and more than 630 fatalities so far, officials expect the already grave situation to worsen. But this crisis is also a warning.
We are only one new or mutated disease away from a global health catastrophe. The United States must lead the way in preparing the world for such an outbreak.
That is why we introduced the bipartisan Global Health Security Act (H.R. 2166) in order to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to promoting global health security.  

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