Poe to represent Congress at UN

The SE Texas Record Sep. 27, 2007, 4:53am

U.S. Rep. Ted Poe

Press release from the office of U.S. Rep. Ted Poe

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ted Poe (TX-02) has been appointed by President George W. Bush to represent the United States Congress in the 62nd General Assembly of the United Nations. Congressman Poe is one of only two members of Congress selected to observe this year's Assembly.

"I am honored to be selected to represent Congress at the General Assembly of the United Nations," said Poe. "Many Americans have concerns over the direction and actions of the UN and as a member of the Foreign Relations Committee I look forward to being a representative of this Congress and the American people."

As the Congressional Representative, Congressman Poe will be responsible for the United States' positions in the General Assembly on issues of international security, economics and governance.

Congressman Poe serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; and Subcommittee on Europe.

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