Cosponsor Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020, H.R. 5602

We invite you to join us in cosponsoring H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020, which would enhance the federal government’s efforts to prevent domestic terrorism by requiring federal law enforcement agencies
to regularly assess the threat posed by White supremacists and other violent domestic extremists and take concrete steps to address this threat.  

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Member Submissions for FY 2021 Defense Appropriations

As Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, I want to make you aware of the subcommittee’s procedures for receiving Members’ programmatic and language submissions for consideration in the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bill. Members must transmit
submissions to the Subcommittee via electronic form, and in addition must upload a letter to the appropriations submission system confirming those entries.

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SAVE THE DATE: 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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SAVE THE DATE: 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 28,000 infected in more than two dozen countries and more than 560 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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SAVE THE DATE: 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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Stop China’s Extraterritorial Censorship: Cosponsor the Preventing Foreign CENSORSHIP in America Act

For many years, we have all known that China imposes some of the world’s most stringent censorship measures upon its citizens. Opinions and even facts which run counter to the Communist Party’s preferred narratives are systematically expunged from the internet
and from public discourse in China. But increasingly, Beijing is seeking to export its restrictions on freedom of speech across the world. In the United States, we saw this trend firsthand when the general manager of an NBA team tweeted words of support for
the Hong Kong protesters, and Beijing responded by demanding his firing and by undertaking a campaign of economic coercion against the league. Unfortunately, we have seen similar pressure applied against countless others who dare to speak up, including against
activists, actors, airlines, musicians, and small businesses.  

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