National Security

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Cosponsors the Climate Action Now Act

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) announced her support for H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, new legislation that would require the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Climate Accord and to develop a serious plan for how the United States will meet its commitment to reduce pollution. “In communities throughout Massachusetts and across the country we are alr... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Applauds House Passage of Universal Background Checks Legislation

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) voted in favor of H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. Under current law, only licensed gun dealers must conduct background checks of individuals seeking to purchase a firearm. Most unlicensed sellers are not required to perform routine background checks which poses a safety risk to the American public. H.R. 8 would manda... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Votes to Terminate President Trump's Emergency Declaration

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan voted to terminate President Trump’s fake emergency declaration. The legislation easily passed the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. It is expected to also receive bipartisan support in the Senate. “Today I upheld my oath of office by voting to terminate the emergency declaration at the border. President Trump does not have the righ... Read more »

Reps. Trahan, Moulton, and Keating: President Trump’s Sham Emergency Declaration Could Cost Massachusetts Military Facilities

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Washington, DC – Today, Massachusetts House Armed Services Committee Members Representatives Lori Trahan (MA-03), Seth Moulton (MA-06), and Bill Keating (MA-09) condemned President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency so that he can circumvent Congress and use military construction funds to build his border wall. The decision to use military construction funds directly jeopardizes $90 ... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Votes To End US Involvement in Yemen Conflict

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Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of a bipartisan resolution to remove US forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen. “The United States has been involved in the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen without the authorization of Congress since 2015. The conflict has inflamed tensions in the region and s... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Named to House Armed Services Committee Subcommittees

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Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) was named to the Subcommittees for Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities, and Military Personnel of the House Armed Services Committee. “Today’s subcommittee assignments reflect my top priorities as a member of the House Armed Services Committee - ensuring modernization of cyber capabilities and putting our servicemembers first. ... Read more »