More on National Security
March 21, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today raised concerns about Russian state-sponsored propaganda’s global influence during a House Armed Services Committee hearing with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley.
March 20, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after FBI Director James Comey confirmed that his agency is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials:
March 17, 2017 In The News
New Hampshire Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says the budget is a "moral document," and she's deeply concerned by drastic cuts proposed in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint that "fail to reflect our shared morals and values."
ICYMI: Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and FBI Director James Comey requesting information about whether Lt. General Michael Flynn fully disclosed—as part of the security clearance and vetting process for his return to government—his communications with and payments from Russian agents, Turkish agents, or any other foreign agents, as well as his payments from foreign sources.
Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH-01), Steven Palazzo (R-MS-04), Tim Walz (D-MN-01), and Trent Franks (R-AZ-08) introduced H.R. 1384, a comprehensive, bipartisan bill to provide fairness to certain mobilized National Guard and Reserve Component service members by extending to them eligibility for certain benefits available to Active Component forces that deploy to carry out equivalent duties.
March 6, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after President Trump issued a second executive order denying refugees and foreign students entry into the United States:
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement calling for Jeff Sessions’ resignation as Attorney General and the immediate launch of an independent investigation into the Trump Administration’s ties to Russia:
ICYMI: Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and a group of 101 House Democrats led by Committee on Foreign Affairs Ranking Member Eliot Engel is calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to push back against the Trump Administration’s dangerous and short-sighted budget cuts reportedly planned for American diplomatic and development efforts. In a letter to Secretary Tillerson, the lawmakers decried the reported aim to cut the international affairs budget by 37 percent and underscored the importance of diplomacy and development in enhancing American security and advancing American interests.
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s Presidential Joint Address to Congress:
February 28, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement regarding today’s House Judiciary Committee vote to block H. Res. 111, a Resolution of Inquiry she has cosponsored that seeks information from the Department of Justice on President Trump’s conflicts of interest, Russia ties, and ethical conduct: