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January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) issued the following statement after Joseph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris were sworn in as the 46th President and Vice President of the United States of America.

January 14, 2021 Press Release
“The bipartisan budget bill we passed in December contained new COVID-19 aid, including a new round of funding for our small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program,” said Rep. Courtney.
January 14, 2021 Press Release
“There is no question that the President helped to foment and incite an attack on our Capitol and our democracy on January 6th, and Representatives from both sides of the aisle came together today to show that there are consequences for these sorts of actions,” said Congressman Courtney.
January 12, 2021 Press Release
“As we learn more about the disturbing plots to overthrow our nation’s democracy that were afoot inside of the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday, there’s no question that a Commander in Chief who spurred on that sort of activity is unfit to serve any longer,” said Congressman Courtney.
January 7, 2021 Press Release
“While the whole world watched, early this morning the House and Senate voted in bipartisan fashion to emphatically certify the election of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America,” said Congressman Courtney.
January 1, 2021 Press Release
“We’re starting the New Year with a big win for our U.S. Navy and for eastern Connecticut—the President’s attempt to veto the bipartisan NDAA has officially been voted down, and construction of the crucial second Virginia-class submarine has once and for all been restored in 2021,” said Chairman Courtney.
December 28, 2020 Press Release
“I’m proud to join my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in voting to overturn President Trump’s reckless veto of the bipartisan NDAA, and to ensure that Congress for the 60th year passes this measure,” said Chairman Courtney.
December 23, 2020 Press Release

VERNON, CT – Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, issued the following statement today after President Donald Trump vetoed the overwhelmingly bipartisan 2021 National Defense Authorization Act in a move to defund the United States Armed Forces and deny a pay raise American troops:

December 22, 2020 Press Release
Congratulations to Doctor Cardona and his family on this exciting announcement," said Courtney. "I know it comes following years of hard work and late nights, and I look forward as a member of the House Education and Labor Committee to working with him for a more successful, inclusive department of education.”
December 21, 2020 Press Release
“My office works with families, small businesses, and others throughout eastern Connecticut every day who need more help during COVID-19—they don’t need special treatment, they just need Congress to work together and do their job,” said Rep. Courtney. “Today, the House led the way once again to authorize new, bipartisan COVID-19 relief."