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Congressman Don Bacon

Representing the 2nd District of Nebraska

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May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) today announced he will be co-sponsoring HR 672 the Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017, which reflects his commitment to ensuring religious freedom and reducing religious persecution.


April 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Heartfelt pleas from Estonia and Poland government leaders for a permanent presence by the United States Military was fresh on the mind of Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02), after he returned from a week-long bipartisan CODEL to Europe led by Speaker Paul Ryan. Currently, the United States rotates troops in and out of these two countries.

April 18, 2017 Press Release

(OMAHA, NE) Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the first stop of a trip by a bipartisan congressional delegation to reaffirm relationships with U.S. partners.

“The long-term security of America will require a strategic plan that involves a solid relationship with key allies around the world,” noted Congressman Don Bacon. “I was pleased to engage in meaningful dialogue with top government officials in Norway on the current political landscape of Europe; security challenges from Syria, Iran, and Russia; as well as economic and trade issues.”

April 17, 2017 Press Release

(OMAHA, NE) Yesterday, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) in a bipartisan delegation traveling to key European ally nations, with the goal of strengthening economic and security ties with our NATO partners. The delegation will travel to the United Kingdom, Norway, Poland, and Estonia to meet with government officials and military leaders where they will review and discuss evolving security threats facing Europe as well as opportunities for greater economic cooperation. 

April 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The actions of President Assad in using chemical weapons against his own citizens, including innocent children, is inexcusable and intolerable.  Directly and purposefully attacking civilians and non-combatants must not be ignored. The situation in Syria is extremely complex and both the Assad regime and ISIS are guilty of unfathomable evil against innocent people.  I support the actions of President Trump in sending a swift and clear message to deter further atrocities of this nature.  

April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – National security is a top priority for Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) and this week he supported a resolution condemning North Korea for development of missiles and toured Guantánamo Bay to get an update on the effectiveness of the facility.

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Don Bacon returned from a bipartisan day trip to Guantanamo Bay.  The purpose of the travel was to provide Members of Congress, particularly freshmen, and professional staff from the House Armed Services Committee an opportunity to observe detention operations at Joint Task Force – Guantanamo (GTMO).