NRCC wants five NJ Democrats to seek Ilhan Omar removal from foreign affairs panel

House Republicans want five New Jersey Democrats – the ones they have targeted for defeat next year – to call for the removal of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) from her seat on the Hose Foreign Affairs Committee. “Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team have made clear there are no consequences for the anti-Semites in their caucus. Jeff Van Drew, Andy Kim, Josh Gottheimer, Tom Malinowski and Mikie Sherrill must immediately

Sires named to House Budget panel

Rep. Albio Sires (D-West New York) has won a seat on the House Budget Committee. Sires serves as chairman of the Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere subcommittee and serves on the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. “I am honored to join the House Budget Committee and look forward to working with my colleagues as we examine our nation’s fiscal policies,” said Rep. Sires.  “The Budget Committee provides much needed oversight and I

New Jersey reacts to the State of the Union

Rep. Bill Pascrell: “Bipartisanship isn’t a word on a teleprompter; it’s a continuous approach that aspires to unity. After two years of uninterrupted chaos and corruption, I know better than to take at face value anything this man tells us. I do know that the new Democratic Congress will continue to offer a positive agenda that seeks to lift this nation up through trade policies that support working Americans, rooting

Sires gets Foreign Affairs subcommittee chair

Rep. Albio Sires will chair the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade. “This region is deeply personal to me and many of my constituents. It is also a critical component of our foreign policy and national security considerations,” Sires said.  “It is essential that we continue addressing the ongoing challenges the Hemisphere faces, including the protection of human rights, combating violence and corruption, strengthening