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WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) just returned from Puerto Rico where he toured the damage recent earthquakes have inflicted on the island and met with victims.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s selection of AgustaWestland’s TH-119 helicopter in the TH-73 award to replace the Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 SeaRanger training helicopters to train America’s future naval aviators. Congressman Boyle fought for the Navy’s funding in Congress to replace these training helicopters.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives increased funding for peace programs in the north of Ireland to $2 million as part of a Fiscal Year 2020 government spending package, expected to be signed by the President on Friday. This substantial increase is a result of an amendment offered by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) in June to the Fiscal Year 2020 State, Foreign Operations Appropriations.
WASHINGTON, DC - With the announcement that an agreement has been reached between United Kingdom and European Union leaders to resolve Brexit, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement:
“I am heartened a Brexit agreement has been reached between the UK government and EU that ensures there will be no hard border on the island of Ireland. From day one, this has been the main priority for many of us. The landmark Good Friday Agreement created relative peace for a generation. It is special and must be guarded. I’m confident this Brexit agreement does that.”
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair and co-founder of the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria, responded to the White House statement announcing that the United States is withdrawing from positions in Syria on the Turkish border.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement on the release of the memorandum (“not a verbatim transcript”) of President Trump’s telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today issued the following statement after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to deny U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar (MN-05) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) entry into Israel.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) re-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. Boyle reintroduced his legislation this session after President Trump again referred to himself as a “stable genius”.
Congressman Boyle issued the following statement: