AmCham Sweden and five European AmChams (EU, France, Ireland, Italy and Romania) travelled to Washington, DC, April 11-13 to engage with a range of U.S. policymakers.
The delegation delivered strong messages about the importance of the EU-U.S. partnership to prosperity and security on both sides of the Atlantic. The delegation met with the U.S. administration, including the White House National Security Council, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Trade Representative. The visit also featured outreach to Capitol Hill, including a lunch hosted by Congressman Joe Wilson (R-NY), co-Chair of the EU Caucus, with Congressmen Dan Donovan (R-NY) and Francis Rooney (R-FL) and a meeting with senior members of Senator Orrin Hatch’s (R-UT) team on the Senate Committee on Finance.
While there, the delegation met with H.E. David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the U.S. The visit also included a lunch with a group of EU and Member State Trade Counselors for an exchange of views on trade policy.