Premier To Conduct Meetings In Washington DC

April 2, 2019 | 19 Comments

Premier David Burt will “conduct a round of key meetings” with members of Congress in Washington DC on Wednesday, the Government said.

“With a focus on Bermuda’s national security and financial services, the Premier is set to meet with the office of Senator Tim Scott [R-SC] the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection. Other meetings will include Congressmen George Holding and Lacy Clay of Ways & Means and Housing, Community Development & Insurance respectively,” the Government said.

“The Premier will also take the opportunity to renew Bermuda’s strong connection with the Congressional Black Caucus, meeting with Congressmen GK Butterfield and Emmanuel Cleaver, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy.”

Premier Burt said: “This day of meetings balances out our recent engagement in Europe and provides an opportunity to further promote Bermuda’s interests in Washington where the political landscape has changed since 2018’s mid-term elections. We’ve seen the value of keeping these connections strong and it is important that we continue to build relationships on both sides of aisle.”

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  1. Fooled me twice says:

    Do we get an update on the blacklist!?

    • Reality Cheque says:

      Shhhhhhh! If you ignore it, it will go away and voters will forget all about how their beloved government screwed them.

      24-12

      • mixitup says:

        How many updates do you need? There have been regular updates since..

  2. Ok says:

    Get in them travel miles…every other day…the cost of chocolate will cover it….Better than a stupid boat race….Bitcoins gonna save us all…who needs buses and the insurance companies? We should start growing sugar Cain …then we can really be part of the Caribbean….PLP for life

    • Chris Rock says:

      He and Caines need to do less talking and spend more time actually talking. Those two seem more like motivational speakers than elected officials.

      Those two have taken more trips to Fintech related events than we have actual companies registered. In almost two years how many of the thousands of jobs and millions of dollars have we seen? 0, 1?

      People are starting to see past all the smoke and mirrors and see most of these guys for what they are…TALKERS not doers.

      Like Chuck D said, “don’t believe the hype, – its a sequel”

      • Paul says:

        The word “oligarchy” comes to mind with the P.L.P.they love to use that word about the former party and it’s members…

  3. Oh no!! says:

    That’s right, spend the island’s money on another useless trip!!

  4. puzzled says:

    A true republican puppet.
    Rip Bermuda.

  5. Richard A says:

    #notmypremier

  6. Question says:

    Is this the Prayer Breakfast photo op trip?

  7. DeOnion says:

    Will this get us off the blacklist? If so good, if not isn’t getting off the blaclist the single most important issue right now?

  8. Rise says:

    What a negative bunch of people we are!

  9. gustav says:

    up in the air

  10. St.George's Passport and Immigration Control says:

    another waste of the public’s money,when are you all going stop drinking the plp kool aid and Titty Milk.

  11. Raj says:

    What another trip

  12. cpm says:

    What about the trash at Alexandra Road?

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