Tough new tone is heard as Philly region's reps talk about ISIS

September 11, 2014

"The graphic torture of the reporters was a turning point in the sentiments of a lot of people, and I began to hear significantly more discussion about ISIS and the issues in Syria and Iraq," said Rep. Pat Meehan (R., Pa.)

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  • Pat has been a leader on numerous issues important to our members, including saving the refineries and the dredging of the Delaware River. These aren’t partisan or ideological issues – they’re common sense…More importantly, Pat really understands the challenges facing the middle class today. He gets it.

    Patrick Gillespie

    President, Philadelphia Council of Building and Construction Trades

  • "He definitely stood out as a leader...He walked into a room, and you knew that was a guy you wanted on your side."

    Craig Stedman

    Lancaster County District Attorney

  • I know that Pat is steadfastly committed to protecting our homeland from the terrorists who continue to plot and execute attacks against our nation. Pat, one of the rare freshman Members of Congress to assume a committee leadership role, is immensely qualified to lead the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.

    Rep. Peter King

    Chairman, Homeland Security Committee

  • Pat Meehan will bring a valued perspective to the committee work. As a former prosecutor with an exemplary record of rooting out government fraud and abuse, Congressman Meehan will work to produce fiscally responsible legislation to improve our infrastructure, protect the taxpayers and create jobs

    Rep. John Mica

    Chairman, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

  • “Pat Meehan is one of our majority-makers, and there is no doubt that Pennsylvania’s 7th District will be a battleground in 2012. The Democrats...face a tough, skilled leader whose campaign will give them no place to hide.”

    Congressman Pete Sessions

    Chairman, National Republican Congressional Committee

  • Pat Meehan has never let me down and he is not going to let you down either.

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

  • Pat Meehan has demonstrated a strong commitment to protecting animals from cruelty and abuse...He is standing up for the values of kindness and compassion, and we urge voters who care about the humane treatment of animals to support Pat Meehan.

    Michael Markarian

    President, Humane Society Legislative Fund

  • Even more impressively, this week he was named Chair of the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence. Pretty good for a freshman representative.

    PoliticsPA

    12/24/10

  • Pat Meehan has never let me down and he is not going to let you down either.

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

  • “Pat Meehan is a natural leader and a rising star in the House. He's going to leave a big mark in Congress for Pennsylvanians and the entire country.”

    Congressman Eric Cantor

    House Majority Leader

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