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Fitzpatrick Statement on Airstrikes in Syria

LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement Saturday:

"Last night's precision air strikes on targets in Syria associated with the Assad regime's chemical weapons program send a clear message that the U.S. and the international community will not stand by as a dictator murders innocent civilians, including countless women and children, in cold blood. The use of these weapons is a blatant violation of international law and can in no way, shape or form be ignored or acquiesced to.

House advances Fitzpatrick bill boosting U.S.-Ukraine cybersecurity collaboration

The U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 7 overwhelmingly passed the bipartisan Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017, championed by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and fellow Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle, on a 404-3 vote.

H.R. 1997, which was introduced on April 6, 2017, would support U.S.-Ukraine cooperation in cybersecurity protection. The bill now heads to the Senate for its consideration.

Fitzpatrick-Boyle Cyber Security Bill Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C – Cybersecurity legislation authored by Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, passed the House Wednesday evening. The Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act [H.R. 1997] aims to encourage cyber-security collaboration between the United States and Ukraine and requires State Department reporting to Congress on best practices to protect against future cyber-attacks.

Congressman Talks About American Mission In Afghanistan After Visit

A ground-level view of American efforts in the war-torn country of Afghanistan offered fresh perspective for Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick last month.

Over the Christmas holiday, Fitzpatrick, a Republican, traveled to the nation to spend time with area soldiers and learn about the situation on the ground from military leaders. He traveled to the region with congressmen David Cicilline, a Democrat from Rhode Island; Mike Coffman, a Republican from Colorado; and Lee Zeldin, a Republican from New York.

BREAKING: Fitzpatrick to Spend Christmas Day with U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN –  Ten years ago, on Christmas Day 2007, then-FBI Special Agent Brian Fitzpatrick was deployed to Iraq as an Al-Qaeda Interrogator as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  A decade later to the day, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is returning to the region to spend Christmas Day with United States troops serving in Afghanistan, ground zero in the global fight against terrorism.

Fitzpatrick’s bipartisan Ukraine cybersecurity bill advances to full House vote

Bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) that supports cybersecurity cooperation between the United States and the Ukraine on Dec. 14 unanimously passed the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

The bill, which has 25 cosponsors, awaits a vote by the full House of Representatives.

“Cybersecurity is a complex and serious national and economic security issue for any nation,” Fitzpatrick said, and the United States “must play an important role in this fight.”