Two New York congressmembers have been appointed to serve on an international group focused on the northern border.
Claudia Tenney (R-NY 24) and Nick Langworthy (R-NY 23 ) have been appointed by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to serve on the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group. The group works through bilateral discussion on issues affecting both nations such as trade, border management and security, and the Great Lakes.
Their goal is to enhance cooperation and foster mutual benefits between the two nation.
The are joined by Representatives Bill Huzienga (R-MI), Jack Bergman (R-MI), Pete Stauber (R-MN), and Brad Finstad (R-MN).
“I am proud to appoint Congresswoman Claudia Tenney to serve on the Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group,” said Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy. “As a representative of New York’s 24th district, which shares a border with Canada, Claudia has worked to uphold the USMCA and promote mutually beneficial trade between our two countries. And as a leader in the Northern Border Security Caucus, she has fought to crack down on human and drug trafficking along the northern border. I have no doubt that Claudia’s principled leadership and experience will be invaluable in further strengthening the relationship between the United States and Canada.”
“I am honored and grateful to have been named to serve on the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group,” said Congresswoman Tenney. “Canada and the United States are interconnected through shared values, economic ties, and commitment to democratic principles. I look forward to working alongside my fellow members to address key issues impacting our bilateral relationship, including trade, security, environmental concerns, and cultural exchange. I remain committed to fostering an open dialogue, collaboration, and cooperation with our Canadian counterparts.”