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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Aug 21, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires responded to El Salvador's decision to cut ties with Taiwan in favor of diplomatic ties with Beijing:

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Aug 2, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, joined a bipartisan group of members of Congress in urging the Trump Administration to use its authority under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to sanction six individuals from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico for their involvement in corruption and organized crime.
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Jul 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Ranking Member Albio Sires (NJ-08) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Chairman Paul Cook (CA-08) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Chairman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Ranking Member Eliot Engel (NY-17) of the Hous

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Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement condemning President Trump’s closed-door meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin that took place in Finland this morning: 

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Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Justice Department’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents as part of the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 Presidential election:

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Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement supporting the NATO alliance: 

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Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court: 

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)– Today, Congressman Sires released a statement on the United States Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. This decision ruled that government employees represented by, but not belonging to, a union do not have to contribute to that union’s costs to negotiate on their behalf.
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined 300 of his Democratic and Republican colleagues in rejecting H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, a supposed compromise bill drafted by Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). 

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Jun 19, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined more than 190 of his fellow House Democrats as an original cosponsor on H.R. 6135, the Keep Families Together Act, introduced by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY).
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