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On Saturday, February 4th, I will host a community discussion with leaders of the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities in the First District in order to facilitate a dialogue on the recent executive order issued by the Trump Administration.
WASHINGTON, DC — This week, U.S. Representatives John Larson (CT-01), Joe Courtney (CT-02), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) cosponsored the Protecting Our Democracy Act, legislation that would establish an independent, bipartisan commission to investigate foreign interference in the 2016 election.
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement after the U.N. Security Council’s vote on Israel:
I commend President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and Secretary Moniz for taking a tremendous step towards addressing one of the biggest international security threats – a nuclear-armed Iran. The signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) regarding Iran’s nuclear program is truly a historic moment, which I hope will serve as an important step towards sustained peace in the Middle East region.
Seoul – On Tuesday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) visited the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and the Joint Security Area as part of his trip to the Republic of Korea. The DMZ was created at the end of the Korean War, and acts as buffer between North and South Korea. Approximately 28,500 U.S. troops are currently stationed in the Republic of Korea.