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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman, the second-ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, announced new Foreign Affairs Subcommittee roles for the 115th Congress.
Sherman will remain the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Asia and was named the second-ranking Democrat on the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, where he will focus on Russia and President Trump’s relationship with Russia.
Washington DC – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released the following statement following news of terrorist attacks against India.
“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack on India’s Uri army base on Saturday September 17, which led to the deaths of 18 Indian soldiers. This attack is yet another reminder of the threat international terrorism poses.”
Washington DC – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) lead a bipartisan letter to European Union Ambassador H.E. David O’Sullivan, urging the European Union to designate a Mahan Air as a terrorist entity. Mahan Air, an Iranian airline which has already been designated a terrorist entity by the United States, provides material support to terrorist organizations and lethal aid to Assad’s regime in Syria. A designation by the European Union would prevent Mahan Air from flying to and from Europe.
Washington DC – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) received the Award of Excellence from the Republic of Vietnam War Veterans Association of the San Fernando Valley. Sherman received the award in recognition of outstanding service to the Vietnamese community and the American and South Vietnamese soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War.
Washington DC –After reading the 28 classified pages of the 9/11 report, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called for their public disclosure and for direct answers to questions raised in the report. Sherman will join with his colleagues in sponsoring a resolution that would call on the administration to declassify this chapter of the report.
Washington DC – Congressman Brad Sherman released the following statement following news that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was formally invited to speak before a joint session of Congress.
“I am pleased that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be able to address a Joint Session of Congress this year. In 2014, I led the effort, and was joined by more than 80 of my colleagues, in trying to encourage then-Speaker John Boehner to invite President Modi to give such an address shortly after he had assumed office.
Washington DC – In recognition of the anniversary of the Armenian genocide of 1915, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has called yet again on the administration and Congress to properly recognize this tragic event.
“Beginning in 1915 the Ottoman government began implementing its plans to expunge the Armenian people from its territory—an event which meets all the definitions of the word ‘genocide.’ An estimated one and a half million people perished.
Washington DC - Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement:
"The Azerbaijani aggression we have seen over the last few days is deeply disappointing. There are a number of news reports indicating that more than 100 Armenians have been killed as a result. Chairman Ed Royce and I urged that Azerbaijan use the opportunity provided by the recent Nuclear Security Summit to advance the peace process.
Washington DC – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee released the following statement on the Treasury Department’s sanctioning two entities and two individuals for supporting Iran’s ballistic missile program and Iranian airline Mahan Air.
“I am pleased to see that the Treasury Department is still pursuing the Iranian missile program and Mahan Air. These designations are important steps. However, we need to continue these efforts and do more.
Sherman Oaks – The House and Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan Taiwan INTERPOL bill (381-0), which will now be sent to the President. The legislation, which was originally introduced by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Congressman Matt Salmon (R-AZ), would urge President Obama to take the necessary steps required to have Taiwan accepted into the International Criminal Police Organization, INTERPOL.