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U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch says the different factions in Iraq must cooperate to combat the Islamic State terrorist groups threatening the region because American forces will not be taking on that fight.
Lynch, a South Boston Democrat, is traveling through the Middle East this week with US Representative Jim McGovern of Worcester and other members of Congress. Their mission, according to Lynch, is to assess the US fight against the ISIS and the humanitarian impact in Iraq and Syria.
Congressman Lynch joined 14 lawmakers to call for live audio broadcasts of Supreme Court proceedings with the upcoming decisions on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act.
Congressman Lynch joins Sue O'Connell on NECN Broadside to discuss the Boston 2024 Olympic bid, the Pope's climate encyclical, the upcoming Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, and the calls to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Capitol.
Congressman Lynch joins Jon Keller to discuss his opposition to fast track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, his position on the repeal of the medical device tax, and his thoughts on the Boston 2024 Olympic bid.
Congressman Lynch emphasizes that Congress should not give up its constitutional power to be engaged in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal process by voting for fast-track authority.
Congressman Lynch explains his opposition to fast track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Congressman Lynch said he is skeptical that the decision to send up to 450 more U.S. military advisers to Iraq will make a difference in the fight against the Islamic State.
Congressman Lynch renewed his call for President Obama to make public 28 pages of a Congressional report on the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that remain classified.
Senators Rand Paul, Ron Wyden, and Kirsten Gillibrand introduced Senate legislation calling for the declassification of 28 pages of the 9/11 Joint Congressional Inquiry. Congressman Lynch has been advocating for their release since 2013.