Congressman Bishop ‘disappointed’ with President Trump’s withdrawl from Paris Climate Agreement

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Bibb County’s U.S. Representative, Congressman Sanford Bishop, stopped by Central Georgia Technical College in Macon to talk with community members. People were able to write down questions and hear Congressman Bishop answer them Thursday night.

“It’s my duty to act for and on behalf of the people on represent,” said Congressman Bishop. “A town hall meeting gives me an opportunity to listen, to hear from them what their needs, concerns, issues and aspirations are.”

Among the topics were healthcare. Many wanted to hear what Congressman Bishop is doing to help those in need of affordable healthcare.

“I look forward to working with my colleagues in the house, in the senate, on both sides of the aisle,” said Congressman Bishop. “To be able to deliver to the American people a health care law that will serve the healthcare needs of all of the people in our country.”

Regarding President Trump’s latest decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, Congressman Bishop simply doesn’t agree.

“I think it’s very unfortunate,” Congressman Bishop said. “I’m very disappointed that the President does not see the need for people to work together across the globe to protect the earth on which we live.”

Congressman Bishop says it’s important for him to be able to talk with community about these topics.

“I want to be able to arm myself with the information from my constituents so that I can go back knowing that I am fighting for the things that they want,” he said.

He has an office in Macon at 682 Cherry Street. You can also contact the office at 478-803-2631.

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