WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement Sunday:
WASHINGTON, D.C - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the only former FBI Supervisory Special Agent in Congress, released the following statement Thursday regarding the Treasury Department’s sanctions against Russian individuals and entities – including Russian intelligence services FSB and GRU:
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.
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.
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.
LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee Middle East and North Africa, released the following statement Tuesday:
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.
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.”
WASHINGTON, D.C – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) unanimously passed the House Foreign Affairs Committee Thursday, setting the stage for a crucial floor vote. The Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act [H.R. 1997] encourages cooperation between the United States and Ukraine on matters of cybersecurity and require State Department reporting to Congress on best practices to protect against future cyber attacks.