Reps. Schiff, Chabot and Sen. Warner Host Press Freedom Event Marking 100 Days Since Death of Jamal Khashoggi
Washington, DC – Today, Thursday, January 10, 2019, U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Freedom of the Press Caucus, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) will host a bipartisan event in the U.S. Capitol marking 100 days since the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. They will be joined by Jamal’s friends and colleagues from the Washington Post and other media organizations, as well as press freedom advocates. The event will provide an opportunity for Members of Congress to show their support for international press freedom and to stand against attacks on journalists around the world.
WHAT: Event marking 100 days since the death of Jamal Khashoggi and highlighting threats to press freedom and the safety of journalists worldwide
WHO: Members of Congress, Washington Post publisher Fred Ryan, press freedom advocates, members of the media
WHEN: Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 5:00 PM
WHERE: HVC-201, U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center
The event is co-sponsored in the House of Representatives by Reps. Eliot Engel, Michael McCaul, Lloyd Doggett, Will Hurd, Jackie Speier, and Stephen Lynch.
The event is led in the Senate by Sen. Mark Warner, and co-sponsored by Sens. Tim Kaine, Amy Klobuchar, Chris Coons, Ed Markey, and Tammy Duckworth.
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***This event is for credentialed media only***