The United States must continue to take an active role in global affairs to ensure that America remains the most dominant force around the world. With the increasing turmoil in the Middle East, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressiveness in Eastern Europe and China’s continuing rise, foreign affairs continue to play an important role. Through my position on Foreign Affairs and as a member of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly I am able to ensure that America’s best interests will be pursued internationally.
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Washington, DC- Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) released the following statement after the joint press conference following the U.S.-Russia Summit.
“America’s relationship with Russia is not binary and many of the issues discussed from energy, cybersecurity, and denuclearization need mutual dedication to reach solutions. However, Russia is not our ally and their motivations are not based on the promotion of democracy and human rights like the United States. Russia and President Putin cannot be trusted.
“I applaud President Trump for taking this historic first step in our efforts for diplomacy with North Korea. While more conversations are needed to detail the process, the initial agreement reached to completely denuclearize the Korean peninsula is a profound step towards peace. Since North Korea has shown time and again that they cannot be trusted, President Trump and Secretary of State Pompeo must remain vigilant and ensure complete and total verification of denuclearization.
Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement in support of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal:
“I applaud the President’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Obama Administration’s flawed Iran Nuclear Deal. For years I have said that the deal is a scam, that it was poorly negotiated, and that it is in direct conflict with the interests of the United States and our allies.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proclamation authorizing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum:
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.