A second member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., also said he was denied a visa for the trip.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a critic of the Trump administration’s response to the devastation in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria, will travel to the island on Saturday to get a firsthand look.
WASHINGTON – Pivoting from a taxpayer-funded trip to Italy this week with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Rosa DeLauro visited Afghanistan this week to talk to soldiers and the nation’s officials.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Elizabeth Esty, in her second term representing the 5th congressional district, just returned from her first congressional delegation trip – to Afghanistan and Kuwait.
WASHINGTON – When it comes to overseas travel, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, a member of the foreign relations committee, is the Connecticut congressional delegation’s most frequent flyer, taking nine official trips since being sworn in two years ago.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Rosa DeLauro has left the bitter New England cold for Havana as part of a high-level delegation of congressional Democrats hoping to build on President Obama’s recent initiatives toward Cuba.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he was going to go with other lawmakers to Germany this weekend to attend a global conference on security. On the way, they stopped over in Tunisia, where he ran into former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman.