Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (PA-16), a member of the Ways & Means Committee and co-chair of the Congressional Friends of Ireland Caucus, completed a week-long trip to Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Belgium. The bipartisan Congressional delegation participated in bilateral meetings and discussions focused on strengthening transatlantic trade relations, deepening U.S.-EU and U.S.-UK strategic partnerships, and underscoring the significance of the Good Friday Agreement.
"This trip signified the longstanding and positive bonds with the European Union, Ireland, and the United Kingdom," Kelly said. "As we monitor the uncertain state of foreign affairs across the world, we are reaffirming our congressional commitment to these important relationships with our European allies while further building upon our existing trade relations. I want to thank our European colleagues for graciously hosting us during our trip."
The Members of the delegation are:
Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Committee on Ways and Means
Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX), Committee on Ways and Means
Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI), Committee on Ways and Means
Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI), Committee on Ways and Means, Committee on the Budget
Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Committee on Ways and Means
Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA), Committee on Ways and Means
Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA), Committee on Energy and Commerce
Congressman David Joyce (R-OH), Committee on Appropriations, Committee on Ethics
Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Committee on the Judiciary, Committee on Rules