foreign policy

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U.S. Representative Young Kim (CA-39), who serves as Vice Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, and Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (TX-10) introduced the Arms Exports Delivery Solutions Act (H.R. 8259) to track transfers and ensure efficient delivery of U. …continue reading

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As first reported by Fox News, U.S. Representatives Young Kim (CA-39) and Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) introduced the bipartisan Direct Investigations on China, Take Action to Oppose Russia (DICTATOR) Act of 2022 to investigate whether the Chinese government and affiliated entities are assisting Vladimir Putin’s regime in evading sanctions following Russia’s …continue reading

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Today, the United States, along with Allies and partners, is imposing severe and immediate economic costs on Russia in response to Putin’s war of choice against Ukraine. Today’s actions include sweeping financial sanctions and stringent export controls that will have profound impact on Russia’s economy, financial system, and access to …continue reading

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Following the Russian military invasion of the free and sovereign nation of Ukraine, Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA) released the following statement: “I am praying for the people of Ukraine, our allies, and our nation. Vladimir Putin does not get to decide the borders of a free and sovereign country. As …continue reading

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U.S. Representative Young Kim (CA-39) will travel to Israel on Friday, February 18, 2022, for an educational seminar to gain a firsthand understanding of regional challenges and America’s strategic relationship with Israel. Congresswoman Kim will learn more about the U.S.-Israel relationship, the peace process, Israel’s security situation and important political …continue reading

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In a major victory for Southeast Asian American communities, the Biden Administration has lifted its visa sanctions on Laos, ending a years-long immigration ban instituted during former President Trump’s term in office. The Trump Administration had previously suspended visas from Laos as a shameful tactic to pressure the country into …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), co-chair of the Congressional Vietnam Caucus, led a letter today with six of his House colleagues to new U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper to congratulate him on his appointment to the role. The Members also highlight the ongoing human rights issues in Vietnam and urge …continue reading

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Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) released the following statement after Qin Gang, China’s ambassador to the United States issued a warning of military conflict between the two nations over America’s continued support of a free and independent Taiwan: “The United States supports a free and independent Taiwan, and the Chinese Communist Party’s continued …continue reading

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA-39), Paul Mitchell (R-MI-10), Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-8), Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2), Rep. Kendra Horn (D-OK-5), Rep. Elaine Luria (D-VA-2), Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11), Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM-2), Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-9), and Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA-3) released the following statement after news reports …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), today, joined with House colleagues David Price (NC-04), Barbara Lee (CA-13) Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), John Yarmuth (KY-03), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Peter Welch (VT-At Large), Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), and Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) in releasing the following joint statement on the announcement that the Trump Administration would seek …continue reading