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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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Rep. Black Statement on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch

July 28, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) responded to North Korea’s ballistic missile launch earlier today with the following statement:

“It is our responsibility in Congress to protect our citizens and hold North Korea accountable for their actions. This latest ballistic missile launch continues North Korea’s alarming escalation of aggressive acts, and we will not tolerate it,” said Congressman Black. “Just this week, the House passed H.R. 3364, the Countering Adversarial Nations Through Sanctions Act, in a bipartisan vote sending the message that continued missile development and nuclear activity by North Korea is unacceptable. I urge President Trump to sign this legislation into law as quickly as possible.”

Additional information:

On Thursday, the Senate passed H.R. 3364, sending the legislation to President Trump’s desk.

Click HERE for more information on the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act.

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as Chairman of the House Budget Committee and a member of the Ways and Means Committee.