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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar Joins Congressional Delegation to Munich Security Conference, NATO Headquarters and European Commission

Munich, Germany, February 14, 2020
Tags: Congress

(Munich, Germany) – Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined a congressional delegation led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the 2020 Munich Security Conference, NATO Headquarters and to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. 

“As a member of the House Armed Services Committee and Freshman Co-Representative to Leadership, it is a privilege to participate in these critical dialogues that seek answers and solutions to the mounting number of global challenges and crises,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “As part of this delegation, I look forward to demonstrating our nation’s commitment to a strong transatlantic alliance and our shared democratic values.”

At the Munich Security Conference, Congresswoman Escobar will participate in a panel entitled “Lead or Retreat? Prospects for US Foreign Policy,” and join the delegation in participating in high-level conversations and bilateral meetings with U.S. allies and partners on pressing global security issues. In Brussels, the delegation will meet with top NATO commanders and U.S. military leaders, NATO ambassadors and parliamentarians from allied nations, and senior EU officials.

The Munich Security Conference is widely considered the world's leading forum for debating international security policy and a venue for diplomatic initiatives to address the world's most pressing security concerns.

The Members of the delegation are:

  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • Chairman Adam Schiff, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Rep. Veronica Escobar, House Armed Services Committee
  • Rep. Susan Davis, House Armed Services Committee
  • Rep. Stephen Lynch, Chairman, House Oversight & Reform Subcommittee on National Security
  • Rep. Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, House Oversight & Reform Committee, House Foreign Affairs Committee 
  • Rep. Jim Himes, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House Financial Services Committee
  • Rep. Bill Keating, Chairman, House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and Environment, House Armed Services Committee
  • Rep. Ro Khanna, House Armed Services Committee, House Oversight & Reform Committee
  • Rep. Jason Crow, House Armed Services Committee
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