As a former United States Ambassador, I saw firsthand the importance of strengthening ties with our allies around the globe in order to enhance our national security, protect American interests abroad, and promote democracy and human rights. I am committed to working in the United States House of Representatives to ensure our nation continues its role as a leader on the world stage.
We must continue our steadfast support for the nation of Israel while remaining cautiously optimistic regarding the revolutions throughout the Middle East. Furthermore, it is essential we use all the tools of foreign policy to ensure Iran and North Korea cease their development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the below statement following passage of H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act:
WASHINGTON– U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (MO-02) is joining U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12.) on a Congressional delegation led by U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) to Korea, Japan and China.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the below statement following House passage of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act.
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), along with lead cosponsor Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY-14) and 26 other cosponsors, introduced the bipartisan Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 to improve U.S.
WASHINGTON – Today, Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced that Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) will join the House Foreign Affairs Committee for the 115th Congress. The Committee considers legislation that concerns the relations of the United States with foreign nations, and legislation that impacts the diplomatic community, which includes the Department of State, the Agency for International Development (USAID), the Peace Corps, the United Nations, and the enforcement of the Arms Export Control Act.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) attended a classified briefing held by representatives of the U.S. Departments of State, Justice and Treasury following the Obama Administration’s inability to publicly answer Congressional questions in regard to the recent ransom deal with Iran. After the classified briefing, Congresswoman Wagner released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act, with a 254-163 vote:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Wagner (R-MO-02) questioned officials from the U.S. Departments of State, Justice, and Treasury during an Oversight and Investigations hearing focused on the Obama Administration’s deal with Iran and whether its cash payments to the Iranian government constitute a ransom.
After the hearing, Congresswoman Wagner released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) commended the House passage of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 5293). This legislation approves necessary funding for the U.S. Department of Defense, and included in the bill was funding for 16 F/A-18E Super Hornets in the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).