Press Releases

Dec 4, 2020

Langevin Statement on the Withdrawal of U.S Forces from Somalia

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement to draw down United States forces from Somalia.

Dec 3, 2020

National Cyber Director Act Will Be Included in Year-end Defense Bill

Issues: Cybersecurity

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today announced that legislation he has led to establish a National Cyber Director has been included in the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) released today.

Nov 25, 2020

Chairs Langevin and Speier Issue Statement in Support of Michèle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), today issued the following statement encouraging President-elect Biden to nominate Michèle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense.

Nov 24, 2020

Chairman Langevin Supports Defense Department Reorganization that Strengthens Civilian Oversight of Special Operations

Issues: Armed Services

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter expressing his support for Miller’s memo requiring the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict to report directly to the Secretary of Defense.

Nov 24, 2020

Langevin Statement on President-Elect Biden Nominating Haines as Director of National Intelligence

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s announcement that he intends to nominate former Deputy National Security Adviser Avril Haines to be Director of National Intelligence:

Nov 24, 2020

Langevin, Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Career Development Month

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), today introduced a resolution recognizing National Career Development Month, which is observed every November.

Nov 24, 2020

Langevin Names Mike DeAngelis District Director

Issues: Rhode Island

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today announced that Mike DeAngelis is joining his staff as District Director.

Nov 23, 2020

Langevin Statement on President-Elect Biden Nominating Haines as Director of National Intelligence

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement regarding President-elect Biden’s announcement that he intends to nominate former Deputy National Security Adviser Avril Haines to be Director of National Intelligence.

Nov 20, 2020

National Apprenticeship Bill with Langevin Pre-Apprenticeship Amendment Passes House

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), Co-chair of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, today voted in favor of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020.

Nov 19, 2020

Reps. Langevin and Smith Pre-Apprenticeship Stipend Amendment Added to National Apprenticeship Bill

Reps Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) successfully included an amendment to the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 that would allow pre-apprenticeship programs to use grant funds under the legislation to provide stipends for participants.

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