Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Co-Chairs Wilson and Meeks Announce EU Caucus for 115th Congress

Feb 16, 2017
Press Release

Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Ranking Member of the Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05), today announced the introduction of the bipartisan Congressional European Union (EU) Caucus for the 115th Congress.

Reps. Wilson and Meeks will serve as co-chairs and to this date, they count fifteen other United States Representatives as members of the caucus. Regarding the introduction of the EU caucus, the co-chairs Wilson and Meeks released the following joint statement:

“We are grateful to co-chair the Bipartisan Congressional European Union (EU) Caucus during the 115th Congress.

“The European Union plays a significant role in safeguarding and promoting our shared values of freedom and democracy across Europe and around the world. Our shared aspiration for enduring European peace and prosperity is undoubtedly in the interests of the United States and our European friends, creating jobs.

“We thank the other Members for joining us on this bipartisan caucus and we look forward to working with them to strengthen our partnerships with our allies in the EU, to make the world a safer place, promoting peace through strength.”