Diaz-Balart Welcomes Macron’s Address to Joint Meeting of Congress
WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after French President Emmanuel Macron addressed a joint meeting of Congress.
“For more than two centuries, the United States is fortunate to have had our French allies standing by our side. I am proud to join President Trump and Speaker Ryan in welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to address a joint meeting of Congress. Macron's address to Congress this morning was one of solidarity and freedom, a message that was overwhelmingly welcomed by this hallowed body. I am thankful for the strong friendship France has demonstrated to the United States, especially in our recent action against the Syrian regime. May the United States and France’s friendship continue to deepen in our pursuit for democracy, human rights, and peace throughout the world.”