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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.