Today, following the meeting between Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin in Russia’s Amur Region on Wednesday, September 13th, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Joe Wilson (R-SC), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, introduced legislation to expand sanctions on any activity related to an agreement between North Korea and Russia to provide material support for Russia’s… Read more »
Today, Representatives Jennifer McClellan (D-VA-04), Gerry Connolly (D-VA-11), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), and Mike Turner (R-OH-10) introduced a bipartisan joint resolution to strengthen congressional authority concerning the United States’ membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Alliance.
H.J. Res. 89 mandates any President who intends to… Read more »
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), and Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement:
"As co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus noting the start of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), we express Congress’ steadfast support… Read more »
Today, Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) and Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11) both members of the House Foreign Relations Committee introduced legislation to promote press freedom and the protection of journalists worldwide. The Global Press Freedom Act would direct the U.S. State Department to establish an Ambassador-at-Large for press freedom and train Foreign Service Officers on how… Read more »
Today, the House passed the Taiwan International Solidarity Act, bipartisan legislation authored by Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the co-Chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, and Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) that seeks to counter Beijing’s attempts to exclude Taiwan from participating in international organizations.
“For too long, the People’s Republic of China has distorted… Read more »
Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Co-Chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, and the President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, along with Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, introduced the Taiwan… Read more »
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) released the following statement ahead of the House vote on the FY24 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
“For decades, Democrats and Republicans have come together to pass NDAAs that reflect our shared American values, protect our national security interests, and uplift our brave servicemembers. This year, however, Republicans have replaced that… Read more »
Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement:
“President Biden has shown great leadership in his response to the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine. He warned of Russian intentions prior to the invasion, he rallied allies after it, and he… Read more »
Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), and Joaquin Castro (D-TX) introduced a resolution urging the U.S. Senate to ratify the U.S.-Chile Tax Treaty, a negotiated agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Chile that would reduce double taxation and withholding rates on U.S.… Read more »
Today, as South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol marks his first visit to the United States, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, Rep. Young Kim (R-CA), Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and Senator Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced the Partner with Korea Act, bipartisan… Read more »