PM meets with US Senate members

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    Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses, and National Security Minister Stuart Young meet with US Senator Ben Cardin.

    Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley met today with a number of US Congress members in Washington D.C.

    The scheduled meetings began at the US Capitol Building, with wide-ranging, bi-partisan discussions with key leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

    The Prime Minister also met with Representative Michael McCaul who is the Republican Leader, Foreign Affairs Committee and Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Homeland Security; and Representative Joe Wilson, senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs who also leads the Subcommittee on Readiness which is part of the House Armed Services Committee.

    After these meetings, Dr Rowley led a delegation which included Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses and National Security Minister Stuart Young, to a meeting at the US Senate.

    They met with with Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Tim Kaine who are both senior members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

    Senator Cardin is also the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

    In the afternoon, Prime Minister Rowley then met with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer who is second-ranking member of the House Democratic Leadership.

    He also held talks with Representative Bennie Thompson who is Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Representative Maxine Waters who is Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee.