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Connolly Condemns Bloodshed in Gaza City

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Gerald E. Connolly, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement on reports that civilians were killed while seeking humanitarian assistance in Gaza City. “This is horrifying. The IDF’s use of live ammunition against hungry Palestinian civilians is repugnant. Half the population in Gaza is on the brink of famine.…

Connolly, Schakowsky Lead Letter to Blinken on Press Freedom and Protection of Journalists in Gaza

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) led 23 Members of Congress in writing to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to express concern for the high death toll of journalists and significant challenges to press freedom in Gaza. With more journalists killed in three months than have ever been killed in a single country over an entire year, the letter calls…

Connolly to Oppose Israel-only Supplemental Appropriations Bill

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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 in opposition to the Republican Israel-only supplemental appropriations bill: “Once again, Speaker Johnson has cynically put Donald Trump’s MAGA extremist agenda ahead of the American people and our…

Congressional Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on Inclusion of Double Taxation Provisions Regarding Taiwan in Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024

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Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL), Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), and Andy Barr (R-KY), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, and House leads of the Taiwan Tax Agreement Act of 2023, released the following statement applauding the House passage of the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, addressing the issue of double…

Connolly Statement on Reported Gaza Negotiations

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement on reports of ongoing negotiations regarding the war in Gaza: “I want to see the end of civilian deaths, the release of all hostages, and a significant increase of humanitarian aid to Palestinians, which…

Connolly, Krishnamoorthi, Himes, 41 Members Send Letter to President Biden Expressing Support for Two-State Solution Between Israel and Palestine

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) joined Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT), and a delegation of 41 other members in sending a letter to President Biden expressing support for a two-state solution as the only viable path for sustainable peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people. The letter also requests the Biden Administration to outline a…

Connolly Statement in Support of a Two-State Solution

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affiars and the President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, released the following statement in response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent comments on a possible two-state solution: "Prime Minister Netanyahu is wrong. A two-state solution must always be our ultimate goal. It is…

Connolly Statement on the War in Gaza

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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: "The current conflict in Gaza needs to be approached with moral clarity. Hamas’ bloody and heinous terrorist attack on October 7th started this war. It must be condemned for what it was. Hamas has…

Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Resolution in Support of Democracy in Taiwan

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Today, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL), Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), and Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, introduced a resolution commending Taiwan for its history of democratic elections and expressing support for Taiwan’s democratic institutions. The resolution is cosponsored in the House by Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Raja…

Connolly, Castro, Ramirez Lead Letter to Blinken in Support of Democracy in Guatemala

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Today, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and President Emeritus of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, along with Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Rep. Delia C. Ramirez (D-IL), led 17 Members of Congress in writing to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to express concern…

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