Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • Perlmutter Statement on North Korea Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement on the meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: “The world seems to be upside down when the White House is fighting with our strongest allies, such as Canada, yet acting like North Korea is our long-time friend. I do believe it is always better to try and resolve conflicts by talking rather than fighting. The meeting between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could be a step... Read more

  • $500 fine dropped against woman who brought apple into U.S. given to her on international flight
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Aerospace, Foreign Affairs, Immigration

    DENVER -- A $500 fine against a woman who took an apple provided by an airline off her international flight said Wednesday she is thrilled the fine has been dropped and her global entry status has been reinstated. The FOX31 Problem Solvers first reported Crystal Tadlock's story in April and her story went viral around the world. Tadlock was flying back to the U.S. from Paris when a flight attendant handed her an apple. She wasn't hungry at the time so she saved the apple in her bag, thinking she... Read more

  • Colorado Congressmen React To President’s Announcement On Iran
    Posted in In the News on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    DENVER (CBS4) – President Donald Trump announced his intentions of leaving the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday. He said there is intelligence proving Iran is not complying with the agreement. Some of Colorado’s congressmen are responding to the announcement. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat representing Colorado, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that the United States will leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), a non-proliferation agreement ... Read more

  • Trump announces US will exit nuclear accord with Iran — Rep. Coffman supports the exit; Bennet, Perlmutter oppose ‘reckless’ announcement
    Posted in In the News on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    WASHINGTON | President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the U.S. will pull out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he’s making the world safer but dealing a profound blow to allies and deepening the president’s isolation on the world stage. “The United States does not make empty threats,” he said in a televised address from the White House Diplomatic Room. Trump said the 2015 agreement, which included Germany, France and Britain, was a “horrible one-sided deal that should never eve... Read more

  • Cory Gardner defends Trump’s decision to ditch Iran nuclear deal; Michael Bennet calls it “reckless”
    Posted in In the News on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said Tuesday that he supported President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, and he suggested the U.S. should work with its allies to seek new economic sanctions against Tehran. The backing from Gardner, R-Colo., comes amid outcry from European allies and former Obama administration officials, as well as uncertainty on whether U.S. allies would even work with the Trump administration on a new deal. Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Benne... Read more

  • Colorado's US lawmakers react to Trump's withdrawal from Iran deal
    Posted in In the News on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    DENVER — Members of Congress from Colorado's delegation reacted to President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that the U.S. is pulling out of the landmark international nuclear accord with Iran with mixed emotions. Many had called on the president to stick with the 2015 agreement, while others encouraged Trump to scrap the deal. Ultimately, the president decided the agreement, which included Germany, France, Britain, Japan and Russia, among others, was a "horrible one-sided deal that should n... Read more

  • No Republican State Senators, Reps Tell Jeff Sessions to Back Off Colorado Pot
    Posted in In the News on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Thirty-three members of the Colorado Legislature are backing a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for congressional action "to protect the sovereignty of states like Colorado and ensure that marijuana businesses and consumers will be free from undue federal interference." Though the state politicos and the entire Colorado congressional delegation, regardless of party designation, support the letter, not a single Republican state senator or representative has added his or her s... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement today after President Trump announced his decision to reinstate sanctions against Iran and withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): “Today’s decision by President Trump creates more chaos and uncertainty which hurts our standing with our allies and jeopardizes international security. As a nuclear non-proliferation agreement, the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was intended to limit I... Read more

  • Several of Colorado's congressmen support U.S. response to latest Syria attack, but with conditions
    Posted in In the News on April 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    DENVER – Several of Colorado’s members of Congress cautiously said Monday they would support U.S. military action in Syria after the latest alleged chemical weapon attack, but most emphasized that President Donald Trump will need to follow through with Congress with a full plan for further intervention. Trump promised Monday to make a decision on a possible American response to the weekend attacks within the next 24 to 48 hours, and added: “If it’s Russia, if it’s Syria, if it’s Iran, if it’s al... Read more

  • Opinions mixed among Colorado lawmakers on president’s State of the Union address
    Posted in In the News on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy, Foreign Affairs, Healthcare, Immigration, Transportation, Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    President Trump announced plans during his State of the Union address Tuesday for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure spending plan that could be good news for Colorado’s ambitious road-building plans. However, he also said he would move forward with a get-tough policy on immigration that is nearly certain to alienate the state’s large Hispanic population. He continued his unbending rhetoric towards foreign adversaries, saying he would imprison more Middle Eastern terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, act ag... Read more

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Ed's newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.

Upcoming Events

See the upcoming events on Ed's calendar.

View More