Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, delivered the following opening statement at the Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Advancing U.S. Interests Through the Organization of American States”:

Feb 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, released the following statement on the decision by Peruvian President Pedro Kuczynski to rescind the invitation to Venezuela to attend the Eighth Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru:

Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

                                                                            

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice’s announcement of the creation of a Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team to focus on individuals and networks providing support to Hezbollah:

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, delivered the following opening statement at the Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Upcoming Elections in the Western Hemisphere: Implications for U.S. Policy”:

Jan 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted today for H. Res 676, supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression and condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protest. Cook is a cosponsor of this bipartisan resolution, which passed the House overwhelmingly.

Jan 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, along with Senator Bill Cassidy (LA), Senator Patrick Leahy (VT), and Ranking Member Albio Sires (NJ-08), wrote a bipartisan letter to the Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office about the opioid epidemic facing the U.S. and the need to conduct an impact assessment of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, which targets individuals and organizations involved in drug trafficking.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on the Western Hempishere, issued the following statement on developments concerning November's elections in Honduras: 

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Paul Cook (R-CA-08), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Ted Poe (TX-02), Chairman of Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs sent a letter to President Trump urging stronger U.S. action on Hezbollah’s drug trafficking activities in the Western Hemisphere.