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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – This week, Congressman Sires joined over 160 members of Congress calling on the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee to request the access to President Trump’s tax returns. Additionally, Congressman Sires became an original cosponsor of the Strengthening Investigations into Foreign Entanglements Act.

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, made the following statements ahead of their upcoming trip to Honduras and Guatemala.

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

(WashingtonD.C.)  Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress:

Feb 17, 2017 Press Release

Over the last month there have been peaceful protest demonstrations around the nation and I have received numerous messages from constituents expressing concern and outrage over actions carried out in the first four weeks of the Trump Administration.  I share these concerns and am strongly opposed to recent decisions that put our national security at risk and are fundamentally opposed to the co

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would allow Members of Congress, Senators, and their constituents to know when a railroad or rail transit agency is being investigated for safety violations by the Federal government.

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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the Department of Treasury’s announcement to sanction Vice President Tareck El Aissami and his associate Samark Jose Lopez Bello under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act:
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Feb 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to replace the Director of National Intelligence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs with Steve Bannon, White House Chief Strategist, on the National Security Council:

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced legislation that would spur small business growth, bring millions of dollars into the U.S. economy, and allow Canadian citizens to continue to conveniently and safely travel between our shared borders.

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Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding individuals being unlawfully detained at Newark Liberty International Airport as a result of the President’s recent executive order:

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