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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), member of the US delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement on the Biden-Putin Summit in Geneva, Switzerland today:
“How great it feels to again have an American President standing up for America and our allies and against an authoritarian thug like Vladimir Putin," said Congressman Boyle. "President Biden laid down a marker that was long overdue. Unlike his predecessor, President Biden is siding with our own intelligence services and armed forces, and not a Russian dictator.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) presented Capitol Hill Officer Angel Quinones-Rosa with a special box of Philadelphia Eagles team gear as an expression of the Congressman’s appreciation for Officer Quinones’ bravery and courage in recent months.
“The failure to get U.S. inspectors on the ground in China during the early months of the COVID-19 outbreak will always hamper any investigation into the origin of COVID-19. But, that misstep should never be a barrier to our country investigating the genesis of this deadly pandemic. Any investigation, as President Biden stated, should lean heavily on solid, reliable, and evidence-based data.”
We cannot allow the recent spike in attacks on the Jewish community to be met with silence. The Anti-Defamation League says it has seen a 50% increase in the number of antisemitic attacks here in the U.S. since the conflict broke out in the Middle East. I condemn these despicable attacks. We must never tolerate antisemitic violence and intimidation. Never.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement about the announced ceasefire in Israel:
"I applaud the announcement of a cessation of hostilities between Israel and the Palestinians. Innocent lives, both Israeli and Palestinian, have been lost and families shattered as a result of this terrible cycle of violence."
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after passage of H.R. 3233, the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act. This bill forms a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the January 6 attack and to recommend changes to further protect the United States Capitol:
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after passage of the Senate-passed COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act this evening:
WASHINGTON, DC - I condemn today's rocket attacks by Hamas against civilians in Israel. What is happening in Gaza and Jerusalem today is not a struggle over the freedom of worship. It is politically motivated violence intended to incite even more violence and conflict. These attacks do nothing to further any potential for peace & security in that region, and Israel, like any other sovereign country, has the absolute right to defend its citizens against these terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon passage today of the Workplace Violence Prevention Against Health Care & Social Workers Act (H.R. 1195) today. It is legislation that would support the implementation of a simple, flexible, enforceable standard to ensure frontline workers are being protected against preventable incidents of violence in the workplace.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today sent a letter --co-signed entirely by House members representing large metropolises -- to White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients. The Boyle letter requests that Zients update CDC allocation formulas currently causing vaccine deficits in large cities such as Philadelphia, Chicago and New York, as well as in other city’s across the nation.