Statement

Statement of Senator Peter WelchSubmitted to the Congressional RecordMarch 11, 2024 Madam President, an article in the February 29 New York Times, entitled ‘‘5 Convicts Familiar With Navalny’s Prison Confirm Hellish Conditions,’’ describes the horrifyingly cruel treatment of political prisoners in Russia. Anyone who reads…
Statement of Senator Peter WelchSubmitted to the Congressional RecordMarch 11, 2024 Mr. President, Indigenous people in Latin America and around the world are facing unprecedented threats to their communities and cultural survival.  Faced with increasing intrusions of settlers, illegal miners, loggers, ranchers, wildlife traffickers, narcotics…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the release of a national security supplemental agreement, which included provisions to address the Israel-Gaza conflict, the war in Ukraine, and our nation’s border, the Senate took a procedural vote today to advance debate on the package. The Senate failed to…
Statement of Senator Peter Welch Submitted to the Congressional RecordJanuary 22, 2024 Mr. President, the October 7th slaughter of at least 1,200 innocent Israeli citizens and the abduction of 240 hostages was a monumental atrocity.  The cruelty and depravity of that massacre, especially the torture…
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