Representative John Shimkus is one of the few representatives in the U.S. Congress with Baltic heritage. He is the co-chair of the House Baltic Caucus and was the main catalyst behind Congress's recent declaration condemning communism and calling on Russia to acknowledge the occupation of the Baltic states. In his fifth trip to the Baltic states, Representative Shimkus met with The Baltic Times to talk about Iraq, his connection with Lithuania and the House resolution.How often have you traveled here? Once every year?Well maybe once every two years, not as much as folks would like to see me...
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