Our nation is facing new and renewed national security challenges. The brutal attacks in Paris and San Bernardino underscore the grave threat posed by Daesh, also known as the Islamic State. President Obama’s multifaceted strategy for confronting this threat has succeeded in recovering more than 40 percent of the territory held by Daesh in Iraq, but we must not relent in our efforts to combat this scourge.
American foreign policy should emphasize our role as a force for global peace and stability and as an exemplar of democratic values. In the current Congress, I serve as co-chair of the House Democracy Partnership, a bipartisan commission of the House of Representatives that provides support to parliaments in developing democracies. I was also instrumental in securing congressional support for the Iran Nuclear Agreement, which I strongly believe will prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, and I have spearheaded successful efforts to improve transparency and accountability for private military contractors.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 6, 2017) – On Wednesday, December 6, Representatives David Price (D-NC), Peter Welch (D-VT), John Yarmuth (D-KY), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) issued the following joint statement following the announcement that President Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Washington - Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly. Congressman Price serves on the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee.
Washington - Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s remarks on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
“Last night, President Trump, reversing his previous position, declared that the United States was not going to abandon Afghanistan. But his statement fell far short of the kind of strategic plan and full accounting he owes the American people.