Lantos co-authored the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007 (H.R. 3887) with Rep.
It is also one of the most profitable, generating between 12 and 17 billion dollars per year. There are only two other illicit businesses, the trade in drugs and the trade in weapons, which are more lucrative.
And it was Annette who, over two decades ago, first invited him to the Congress. There was no such a meeting as we have here today.
Committee Chairman Tom Lantos has asked Yahoo!
October 12, 2007
Lantos Lauds Nobel Laureates Al Gore and United Nations Authorities on Climate Change
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, released the following statement on the announcement today of the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize:
October 10, 2007
Verbatim, as delivered
Today we are not considering whether the Armenian people were persecuted and died in huge numbers at the hands of Ottoman troops in the early 20th Century. There is unanimity in the Congress and across the country that these atrocities took place. If the resolution before us stated that fact alone, it would pass unanimously.
Rep. Jo Ann Davis
1950-2007Washington, DC -- Chairman Tom Lantos of the House Foreign Affairs Committee has issued the following statement on the passing of Rep. Jo Ann Davis (R-VA):
The Honorable John D. Negroponte
Deputy Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20520
Dear Mr. Deputy Secretary: