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September 5, 2018 Press Release

The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a special Passport Day on Saturday, September 22, 2018. 

July 16, 2018 Press Release

“I am deeply disturbed by the outcome of the Helsinki summit.  The leader of this nation takes an oath before God to defend this country from all enemies both foreign and domestic, but this president is not defending the American way of life.  He seems afraid to hold Russia accountable for its infringement on the election of 2016.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

It is a sad and dark hour for our nation and the global family.  This administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a major blow to all those working to bring peace to the world community.  Never before has the credibility of the United States been so undermined by a gross failure to honor our commitments.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a special Passport Day on Saturday, September 23, 2017 as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Month.  The hours of the event are from 8:00a.m. until 12:00p.m. at the Atlanta Passport Agency.  No appointments are needed to apply for a passport, and customers can request routine or expedited service (expedited service incurs an additional $60 fee).  This year, the State Department’s public awareness campaign focuses on the benefits of getting a U.S.

June 1, 2017 Press Release

“I was deeply concerned by this nation’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.  I do not agree with the dark vision of America’s future the president described that pits accepting responsibility for our environmental impact against the economic stability and vitality of our country. 

April 6, 2017 Press Release

“I watched in horror today at the news reports of the chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people.  Tiny little children, babies in their mothers’ arms were struggling for life.  Their innocent beauty and the hopefulness in their little eyes was deeply distressing, knowing that their lives have been change forever. 

July 14, 2015 Press Release

Today President Obama announced  an historic agreement with Iran negotiated by Secretary Kerry, Secretary Moniz, and the other P5+1 nations.  Over the next few months, I look forward to reviewing the details of the proposed agreement with my congressional colleagues.

June 12, 2015 Press Release

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April 23, 2015 Press Release

            Today in a marathon mark-up of the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act (TPA) of 2015 in the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Lewis sought to amend the TPA to clarify and strengthen the instructions on labor and human protections, and it establishes an appropriate process to add human rights legislation to an implementing bill. In many nations where Americans trade, workers and citizens suffer human rights and labor violations that are illegal in this country.  Lewis made this statement on behalf of his amendment that would use the influence of the U.S.

April 6, 2015 Press Release

"During this holy weekend for many religious devotees, I watched in horror as the details of the massacre in Kenya unfolded.  My thoughts and prayers are with the Garissa University College students, parents, and employees who are devastated by this senseless violence. 

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