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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

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February 13, 2020 Press Release
Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Marc A. Veasey (TX-33) condemned the request by the Trump Administration to reprogram $373 million from F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program to fund the Border Wall.
January 30, 2020 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) that authorized the war with Iraq and to prevent President Trump from further escalating hostilities in the region by prohibiting any funding for war with Iran.
December 17, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after voting for the two Fiscal Year 2020 appropriation packages.
December 17, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House approval of Defense funding in the National Security Appropriations Minibus (HR 1158).
December 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020.
October 31, 2019 Press Release
Today the co-chairs of the Joint Strike Fighter Caucus applauded the announcement by the Pentagon and Lockheed Martin that the next contract for 478 F-35 aircraft has been finalized and the cost is now the lowest in program history.
October 28, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
October 3, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded the announcement that Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $5.7 billion contract to produce over 332 F135 propulsion engines powering all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
September 4, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) criticized the Trump Administration for diverting $3.6 Billion from 127 military projects to build a wall along the United States’ Southern border.

“Diverting $3.6 billion from military projects in the United States and abroad is reckless and irresponsible. It puts our national security and our men and women in uniform at risk. Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have warned that a border wall would be a waste of taxpayer dollars.  I will join my colleagues in Congress to fight this unwise policy,” said Larson.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) voted for the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

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