Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Member of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement on the news that the Trump Administration will expel dozens of Russian diplomats from the United States and close a Russian consulate in Seattle:

“The United States must stand up to Russian aggression here at home, and also against our allies around the world,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “This action signals that we will continue to support our NATO allies. I commend President Trump’s action and will continue my work in Congress to ensure that we remain vigilant against all Russian threats to our national security.