Moments ago, the House passed a bipartisan agreement that gives our troops their largest pay raise in 6 years and makes it possible for Michigan manufacturers to provide our military recruits with the best American-made gear available. This important jobs and defense legislation now heads to the Senate. #MadeInMichigan
Yesterday, I had the privilege of honoring the brave men and women of the Office of Strategic Services, our nation's precursor to the CIA, for their vital intelligence work during WWII. (Fun Fact: Julia Child worked for the OSS prior to her career as a renowned chef) The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor Congress can bestow and this legislation now heads to the President's desk to be signed into law.
BREAKING - Tonight the House took a historic bipartisan vote to strengthen medical research, fight cancer, find cures for rare diseases, and reform our nation's mental health care system. And, it was done without adding to the debt! Learn more about the 21st Century Cures Act below. #CuresNow #Path2Cures
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of helping to lead the 79th Transatlantic Dialogue with our allies in the European Union. We discussed the Brexit, trade relations, security, the recent election, and ways we can continue to work together in the future.