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Washington, DC – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata responded to the priorities President Trump outlined in his State of the Union speech, highlighting Veterans’ services, infrastructure plans, a new childhood cancer health initiative, and supporting our military.
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding the passing of Associate Justice Lyle Richmond:
“Associate Justice Lyle Richmond was a blessing to our people. He served American Samoa for many years, and will be remembered as a public servant, a man of integrity, a good legal mind and a man of wisdom. He dedicated much of his life to the cause of justice.
Washington, D.C – Sunday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said, ‘The time is always right to do what is right.’ On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we celebrate the memory and legacy of this great civil rights leader.
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding the passing of Bishop Vaifanua Suiava Mulitauaopele:
“I’m saddened by the passing of Bishop Vaifanua Suiava Mulitauaopele. He was a friend of many years, a trusted adviser to me, and a respected leader to our people in the islands and in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed completion of legislative efforts to combat harassment in Congress, and safeguard better workplace policies. The bill was passed late last week both by the House and the Senate, and has been sent to President Trump to be signed into law.
Washington, D.C. – Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement honoring the tremendous life of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States:
Pago Pago – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata clarified that U.S. National status will not change despite national news reports of current political debates or proposals in the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement of condolences regarding the passing of Senator Galea'i Moaali'itele Tu'ufuli:
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement regarding the passing of Utu Abe Malae:
"I will miss Utu Abe Malae deeply, and I know that many of us share a heavy sense of loss. I’m saddened beyond words by this news, and my heart is with his family and those closest to him. He was a dear friend of many years, a superb man of decency and honor, and a highly respected and trusted public servant in American Samoa. A man of compassion, he cared for the people of American Samoa, and helped so many of our people over the years.
PAGO PAGO. Saturday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in honor of the heroic life of Senator John McCain:
"I first met Senator McCain in 2000, when he made his initial run for President. Although American Samoa had Republican convention delegate votes beginning in 1992, Sen. McCain was the first candidate to really make a pitch for them."