Congressman Cook visits Ft. Irwin National Training CenterCongressman Cook visited Ft. Irwin National Training Center to observe the U.S. Army execute complex joint training exercises with the U.S. Navy. This base has been an integral part of the United States counterinsurgency operations since September 11, 2001 and continues to be transformed to reflect the rapidly changing battlefields faced by our servicemembers. We're lucky to have it in the 8th District.
Congressman Cook is accepting nominations for his annual "Heroes of the 8th" veterans recognition ceremony. If you know of a veteran who is dedicated to assisting other veterans, please complete the nomination form in the link below. All nomination forms must be returned to Congressman Cook's office in order to receive consideration.
Salute to Women Was a Huge Success!On Saturday September 12, Congressman Cook honored 24 women at his third annual "Salute to Women: Young Leaders and Mentors" event at the Apple Valley Town Conference Center. Each of the women honored have demonstrated exceptional leadership in their respective communities, especially with organizations that serve the youth.
Congressman Cook meets with students from Rim of the World School DistrictIf you or your group is ever in DC, please contact Congressman Cook's office at 202-225-5861. We would enjoy the opportunity to meet with you and give you a personalized tour of the Capitol Building!
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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act. The bill passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly with bipartisan support.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) reiterated his support for the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as Brackeen v. Bernhardt is re-heard by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In support of ICWA, Rep. Cook released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – This afternoon, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) attended a bipartisan briefing on Iraq and Iran that included Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. After the briefing, Cook issued the following statement on Iran’s missile attack on U.S. Bases in Iraq:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement today in response to U.S. military action that resulted in the death of Qassem Soleimani:
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) released a statement on the House of Representative's passage of the Defense Appropriations Bill. The bill included essential funding related to earthquake damages at Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake.
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The recent Woolsey and Camp fires in California were catastrophic on all fronts: loss of life, damage to property, and total annihilation of the environment.
Congressman Paul Cook is pleased to announce that he will host “Salute to Women: Young Leaders and Mentors” on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 10:00AM.
The message in this last election was clear: the American people want the president and Congress to work together to secure our borders.
Last month, President Barack Obama declared, “I’m not on the ballot this year… but make no mistake, [my] policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them.”