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From day one, President Trump has undermined him on Twitter, criticized him publicly, and prevented him from having a seat at the table with foreign leaders. When the news broke of his firing, I wasn’t surprised. But, I am deeply disturbed.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) led a letter joined by 18 House Democrats to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director L. Francis Cissna opposing the agency’s recent decision to remove the words “United States as a nation of immigrants” from its mission statement. After sending the letter, Boyle released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1997, the Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017, introduced by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13). This bipartisan bill encourages greater cyber security cooperation between the U.S. and Ukraine and requires the U.S. State Department to report back to Congress on it efforts to establish cooperation between the two nations. In response, Congressman Boyle released the following statement:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump attacked immigrants from “shithole countries” including Haiti, El Salvador, and various African nations.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) introduced the Standardizing Testing and Accountability Before Large Elections Giving Electors Necessary Information for Unobstructed Selection (STABLE GENIUS) Act to require that all presidential candidates undergo a standardized medical examination and publicly disclose its results before the election.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) and Congressman Tom Graves (R-GA-14) introduced H.R. 4707, the Procure PGMS for Israel Act, which would authorize the Department of Defense to add precision-guided munitions into the United States’ War Reserve Stockpile in Israel, enabling it to transfer the high-tech weaponry to Israel in the event of a conflict.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act, legislation introduced by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Brian K. Fitzpatrick (PA-8). The bill, H.R. 1997, would encourage cooperation between the United States and Ukraine on matters of cybersecurity and require State Department reporting to Congress on best practices to protect against future cyber attacks. The legislation may now go to the House floor for a vote on final passage.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Rep. Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16), co-chairs of the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria Caucus and members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced a resolution condemning the intentional military targeting of hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, as recently profiled on CBS’s 60 Minutes.