This week in Washington, I pushed for a special prosecutor and independent commission to investigate the Administration’s ties to Russia, attended a hearing on air traffic control (ATC) privatization and energy opportunities in South America, and held a number of meetings.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein’s appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as a special prosecutor to investigate collusion between Russia and President Trump and his campaign officials:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump revealed highly sensitive classified information to Russian officials:
“It is clear that President Trump doesn’t understand or respect the longstanding norms of our institutions.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down investigations against former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on the abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey:
While in Washington this week, I voted against legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and voted for an Omnibus appropriations package to fund the government through fiscal year (FY) 2017. I also attended a hearing on airline customer service, participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup, and held a number of meetings.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding House Republicans’ vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act:
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires voted to adopt the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill. This measure funds the government through the end of FY 2017 and passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 309 - 118.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires participated in a House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing that examined U.S. airline customer service policies in light of recent incidents on major U.S. air carriers.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, H.R. 1679, the FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017, cosponsored by Congressman Sires, unanimously passed the House of Representatives. Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA) and Rep. Albio Sires introduced H.R.