Cicilline to Welcome New US Ambassador to Portugal to Rhode Island

Thursday, March 27, 2014

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will join residents of Rhode Island’s Portuguese-American community to welcome the newly confirmed U.S. Ambassador Bob Sherman to Rhode Island and host an event in his honor at the Brightridge Club in East Providence on Saturday, March 29th at 3:00 p.m.

Ambassador Sherman, who is from neighboring Massachusetts, is an attorney and former assistant attorney general in Massachusetts.  He was nominated as ambassador to Portugal by President Barack Obama in July 2013 and confirmed by the Senate later that year in October.

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