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Jan 30, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, the House of Representatives passed two measures as amendments, Rep. Barbara Lee’s H.R. 2456, repealing the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), and Rep. Ro Khanna’s H.R. 5543, the No War Against Iran Act, to limit the President’s unauthorized use of military force against Iran. Rep.

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Jan 29, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement recognizing three area hospitals that serve the 8th District for their receipt of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding from the State to establish hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs):

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Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

Georgetown, Guyana – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement after leading a congressional delegation to Guyana with Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY):  

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Jan 15, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on strengthening U.S. security assistance to Mexico:

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Jan 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Michael McCaul (R-TX), Francis Rooney (R-FL), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Andy Levin (D-MI), and Ted Yoho (R-FL) expressed solidarity with Haitian human rights defender Pierre Espérance and condemned threats made against him following his Congressional testimony in December.

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Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.)- Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res.83 by a vote of 224 to 194:

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Jan 7, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the recent sequence of earthquakes that are affecting Puerto Rico:

Jan 6, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), presidente del Subcomité del Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil y Comercio, emitió la siguiente declaración condenando los actos del régimen de Maduro en que el dictador intentó tomar control de la Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela con el use de la fuerza:

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Jan 6, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade, released the following statement condemning the Maduro regime’s effort to overtake the Venezuelan National Assembly by force:

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Jan 3, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding last night’s strike in Iraq that killed Qasem Soleimani:

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