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May 17, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today released a statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI’s Russia probe. She also signed a discharge petition that would force a House vote on the Protecting our Democracy Act, following her call yesterday for Speaker Ryan to schedule an immediate vote on the bill.
May 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after the New York Times reported that President Trump attempted to obstruct justice by asking then-FBI Director Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn:
May 16, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) made the following statement about President Trump giving highly classified information to the Russians:
May 12, 2017 In The News
White House officials let Russian state media into one of the most sensitive offices in the United States on Wednesday, and during a closed-door meeting with U.S. press locked out.
May 11, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced the introduction of H.R. 2318, the Military Spouse Hiring Act, ahead of tomorrow’s Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Shea-Porter, a former military spouse and a member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced the bipartisan bill to address the challenges many military spouses face when seeking employment.
Today, Carol Shea-Porter and a bipartisan group of 46 lawmakers called on Speaker Ryan to begin a serious debate on the authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State and express that President Trump must seek approval from Congress before taking any further military action against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad.
April 7, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) released the following statement after participating in a classified Congressional briefing on yesterday’s U.S. airstrikes against the Assad regime in Syria:
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."