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Ben Affleck back on Capitol Hill, offers Congo progress report
Ben Affleck back on Capitol Hill, offers Congo progress report

Ben Affleck made his way back to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify on behalf of Eastern Congo in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The Oscar winner, who was joined by wife Jennifer Garner and philanthropist and Microsoft founder Billl Gates, spoke about his Eastern Congo Initiative in front of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs subcommittee hearing on diplomacy, development and national security to ask them to allocate some of their budget to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He last went to Washington in December 2012 to testify in front of the House Armed Services Committee about the "pursuit of durable peace" in the war-torn democratic...

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