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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Executive Committee Member of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, today issued the following statement in response to news reports of Kurdish prisoner Selahattin Demirtaş’ hospitalization:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) and 15 additional House Members in pressing President Trump to rescind his invitation to Turkish President Erdogan to visit the White House. In a bipartisan letter, the Members underscored that Erdogan’s bloody campaign in Syria has destabilized the region and endangered U.S. national security.
The Members wrote: