Co-Sponsor H.R. 3299: The Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act

As we mourn those lost in the horrific attacks in Paris, we’re reminded that the work of protecting our nation and all innocent civilians is never done. We’re also reminded
that terrorists will always seek to exploit the most vulnerable parts of our society to create as much fear and terror and insecurity as possible. Today, it’s no secret that potential adversaries are seeking to use biologic weapons like anthrax or smallpox
to sow the maximum amount of terror in our communities, while our ability as a nation to respond to these threats is the weakest it has ever been.

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SUPPORT ADDITIONAL OVERSIGHT IN REFUGEE VETTING PROCESS

I invite you to cosponsor my recently introduced bill, H.R. 4086, the Security Verification for Refugees Act. This important piece of legislation expands the vetting process proposed under the recently passed bill, H.R. 4038, the American Security Against
Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015.

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IRAN IS AT IT AGAIN…Sign Letter to the President Regarding Iran’s Multiple ICBM Tests

In late November Iran tested a second medium-range ballistic missile. The November launch was the second such test in as many months. These missile tests are clear violations of two UN Resolutions as well as the JCPOA. Please join me in sending a letter to President Obama urging a delay of further implementation of the JCPOA until these launches are properly investigated and Iran is held accountable for its actions.

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7/1/13 CRS Report – Syria’s Chemical Weapons: Issues for Congress

Syria has produced, stored, and weaponized chemical weapons, but it remains dependent on
foreign suppliers for chemical precursors. The regime of President Bashar al Asad reportedly has
stocks of nerve (sarin, VX) and blister (mustard gas) agents, possibly weaponized into bombs,
shells, and missiles, and associated production facilities.

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Improve our Visa Waiver Program

Join me as an original cosponsor of a common sense bill to make any person who has traveled to Iraq or Syria during the 5-year period prior to their application ineligible for entrance to the United States through the expedited visa waiver program.

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