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Washington, D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) released the following statement in response to the terror attacks at the Brussels airport and Maelbeek metro station:
Washington D.C.—Tonight, Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement after President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to Congress:
“What I heard tonight was more of the same. The President got back on the stump and turned the spotlight on himself. Aside from his indignant tone, it seemed as if the President merely came to rewrite his record and further divide the American electorate.
Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) has invited all members of the media to a telephone press conference ahead of President Obama’s final State of the Union address to be delivered before Congress next Tuesday.
Please see details of the tele-conference below:
WHO: Congressman Marino, members of the media from PA-10 and the Commonwealth
Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement regarding his opposition to H.R. 2029-Consolidated Appropriations Act or was has been referred to as the “omnibus spending bill”:
“I voted against this bill for many of the same reasons I voted against the budget deal in October. This is a massive spending measure with $50 billion in additional spending. America cannot continue this trend.
Washington, D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) voted in favor of H.R. 158 - the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 407-19.
Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s continued failure to effectively combat and defeat radical Islamic terrorism across the globe:
Washington D.C.— Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) issued the following statement after receiving a firm commitment from House Judiciary Chairman, Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), that more hearings will be held on key digital privacy issues, including the Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad Act, or the LEADS Act:
“We are appreciative of Chairman Goodlatte’s pledge to conduct more hearings at the full committee level which will include the occurrence of warrants served upon U.S. companies for data stored overseas.
Washington, D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino voted in favor of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015 (SAFE), which requires the federal government to certify the backgrounds of refugees entering the United States. As indicated by top intelligence and security officials, the U.S. does not currently possess the processes for ensuring every incoming refugee from Syria and/or Iraq is not connected to terrorist organizations.
Congressman Marino issued the following statement after the bill’s passage by a vote of 289-137:
Washington, D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) attended a joint committee hearing between the House Committees on Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs today to discuss the growing terrorist threat to the U.S. homeland.