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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Oct 17, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement on the passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD):

Oct 17, 2019 Did You Know?

On this day in 1777, British Major General John Burgoyne surrenders 5,000 men to the Continental Army at Saratoga, New York. The surrender came following battles in and around Saratoga in September. Burgoyne’s surrender came at a pivotal point in the Revolutionary War, preventing the British from cutting off New England from the rest of the colonies.

Oct 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) sent a letter along with 14 colleagues to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General’s Office asking for an investigation into possible conflicts of interest at DOT:

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Oct 10, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), and Steve Chabot (R-OH), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement on the 108th National Day of Taiwan:

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Oct 10, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement condemning President Trump’s abandonment of our Kurdish allies in favor of an authoritarian regime:

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Oct 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement following reports that Turkey has begun an incursion into Northern Syria to remove Kurdish forces:  

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Oct 7, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires made the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement that the United States will withdraw from positions in Northern Syria ahead of an anticipated Turkish incursion into the area:

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Sep 30, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, I met with local leaders in education, supported an impeachment inquiry and drew attention in Congress to our local transportation issues. I held a hearing on the Administration’s disastrous cuts to Latin America and attended a House Foreign Affairs Committee on our country’s relationship with the Indo-Pacific region.

Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after President Trump threatened the individual who filed the complaint that was released this week:

Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement after the Trump Administration signed “safe third country” agreements with Honduras and El Salvador:

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