Press Releases

Feb 14, 2017

Langevin Brings Dr. Ehsun Mirza to President Trump’s Address

Issues: Immigration

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) announced that he will bring Dr. Ehsun Mirza, a critical care doctor originally from Pakistan who is a leader in Rhode Island’s Muslim community, as his guest to President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress.

Feb 10, 2017

Langevin Urges New Administration to Take Action on Wassenaar

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter to General Michael Flynn, National Security Adviser to President Donald Trump, urging him to seek modifications to the Wassenaar Arrangement as it relates to intrusion software.

Feb 3, 2017

Langevin Bets on Patriots to Win

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) challenged Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) to a friendly wager over whether the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons will take home Sunday’s coveted Super Bowl LI championship title.

Feb 3, 2017

Langevin Resolution Supports Peaceful Installation of Gambian President Adama Barrow

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced a resolution to support the peaceful transition of power in The Gambia, as Adama Barrow prepares to be installed as President.

Jan 31, 2017

Langevin Statement on Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court Justice

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Jan 31, 2017

Langevin, Ratcliffe U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Legislation Passes House

Issues: Cybersecurity, Vote

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Reps. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) and John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) that would strengthen cybersecurity collaboration between the United States and Israel.

Jan 31, 2017

Langevin Statement on Firing of Sally Yates

Issues: Immigration

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to the firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

Jan 30, 2017

House Democrats to Celebrate Diversity at Trump's Address to Congress

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is asking colleagues to celebrate diversity and inclusion at the President’s address to a joint session of Congress on February 28.

Jan 27, 2017

Langevin Opposes Executive Order Blocking Refugee Resettlement

Issues: Immigration, International Human Rights

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement in response to executive actions from President Donald Trump that would block entry into the United States by refugees.

Jan 26, 2017

Langevin Voices Opposition to Charlestown Rail Realignment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration opposing the current proposal for realigning tracks in Washington County, as part of the Northeast Corridor Future “NEC Future” Tier 1 plan.