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Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement after the United States conducted military strikes against Syria.
“Bashar al-Assad’s barbaric actions against innocent children and civilians were tolerated for too long. President Trump promised Americans he would stand up to our enemies, and he delivered on that promise. Last night’s military actions demonstrated American strength and leadership. It reassured our allies and let our enemies know the status quo will no longer be tolerated.”
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) has sent correspondence to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly expressing a deep concern regarding the expedited implementation of the biometric exit-entry system.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) released the following statement addressing President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration.
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today released the following statement demanding Governor Andrew Cuomo stop his plans to accept Syrian refugees into New York.
“Ensuring the safety and security of our country and Western New Yorkers is my central focus,” said Congressman Collins. “At this point, we cannot guarantee with 100 percent certainty that the refugees we are accepting from Syria don’t pose a threat to our community. Until we have a process in place that achieves that goal, I am calling on Governor Cuomo to stop plans to accept Syrian refugees.”
Congressman Chris Collins today released the following statement on news the Department of Health and Human Services is assessing additional New York locations to house undocumented children from the southern border.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand and Rep. Chris Collins have joined the chorus of critics of President Obama’s decision to negotiate with the Taliban to win the release of an American prisoner of war.
“Bringing home an American is a fundamental value, and I am glad he is coming home,” Gillibrand said in a statement about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. “But I do have concerns about the national security risks involved, and there are legitimate questions that still need to be answered.”
Collins was more blunt.
Members of Western New York’s Congressional delegation are pressing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish missions at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (NFARS).
This month I address constituent concerns regarding U.S. military involvement in Syria, SNAP and Obamacare.