"President Trump’s sudden decision to fire James Comey has compromised the FBI’s ongoing investigation into the Russian government’s attempts to influence the outcome of our presidential election. The American people have a right to know what happened. It is in the best interest of the country and the President to quickly remove the dark cloud that has now descended over the Administration.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), joined by a bipartisan group of 67 House colleagues, sent a letter to President Trump advocating for swift action to ensure Canada upholds dairy trade agreements.
Kushner “omitted” numerous transition-period meetings, including discussions with Putin allies
April 12, 2017 (Washington, DC) – A group of House Democrats led by Rep.
Congressmen lead letter to House Appropriations Committee on LIHEAP funding
WASHINGTON—Today Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-VT), Rep. Peter King (NY-02), and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) announced they have rallied a bipartisan coalition to fight for full funding of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today released the following statement:
“Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people is crime against humanity and a clear violation of international law. He is a war criminal who will be held accountable for his barbaric actions.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)this week introduced the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (FAST) Generics Act. The legislation would thwart manipulation of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) drug safety regulations in order to block the production of generic alternatives to brand name medicines.
Energy Savings Performance Contracts and Utility Energy Service Contracts provide key opportunity that has saved federal government over $12 billion the past 20 years
Washington, DC – Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressmen Peter Welch (D-VT) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) today delivered bipartisan letters to President Donald Trump calling on the administration’s support and use of the Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESCs).
Rep. Welch: ‘Some of the best minds of the 18th Century apparently are advising President Trump on science matters’
WASHINGTON—Today, after President Trump signed an executive order that calls on the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin dismantling the Clean Power Plan, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) went to the House floor to slam the plan.
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) released the following statement:
“We have expressed our serious concerns to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) about these arrests of several farmworkers and farmworker advocates. We are also reaching out to ICE about the potential impact in Vermont of President Trump’s executive order calling for increased immigration enforcement.