Congressman Paul Cook

Representing the 8th District of California
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Foreign Affairs

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Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for HR 1164, the Taylor Force Act. The bill, which passed the House of Representatives unanimously, would restrict US assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it stops subsidizing terrorists through “pay to slay” policies.

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Cook Issues Statement on New Cuba Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on the Treasury, Commerce, and State Department regulations issued today to implement President Trump’s Cuba policy changes announced last June.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) voted for HR 1644, the “Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act.” The bill passed the House overwhelmingly with bipartisan support. Rep. Cook was a cosponsor of this bill.

Apr 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today voted for H.R. 479, the North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017. The bill passed the House overwhelmingly.

H.R. 479 requires the Secretary of State to determine whether the government of North Korea meets the criteria of a state sponsor of terrorism. It requires the Secretary to issue a report within 90 days of enactment.

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on Russian disinformation efforts and their attempts at undermining democratic institutions across Europe. The Committee heard from an expert panel of witnesses including the former President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves.

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced today that he will participate in a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing this Thursday on “Undermining Democratic Institutions and Splintering NATO: Russian Disinformation Aims.” Rep. Cook serves as the Vice Chair on the Foreign Affairs Committee.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement on the temporary immigration ban.

Jun 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) issued the following statement after terrorists struck a Tel Aviv market in Israel, killing 4 and wounding 16. Two Palestinian terrorists, disguised as Hasidic Jews, were apprehended immediately following the attack.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON-   Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) today announced that Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow has received the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. This award is given to one installation in every branch of the military for outstanding performance over the previous year.

May 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today, Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) announced he has signed on as a cosponsor to HR 5035, a bill which will reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP).