Biden nominates Idaho Sen. Jim Risch as a congressional delegate to UN meeting

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Idaho Republican Sen. Jim Risch is one of two U.S. senators nominated by President Joe Biden as congressional representatives for the United States at the 77th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, according to a press release from the White House.

Risch will join Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, and three public delegates for the General Assembly meeting beginning Sept. 13 in New York City. As the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Risch has focused on protecting the security and interests of the American people, the press release said.

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