Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Friday released the following statement on the jihadist insurgency in Iraq:
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Thursday visited the American consul general in Tijuana, Mexico, for a briefing on the status of U. S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who on March 31 took a wrong turn across the border and has been confined to a prison cell since.
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, has issued a statement congratulating Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi on his victory last week in a free and fair election.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday released the following statement on the weekend prisoner exchange:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher early Friday expressed gratitude to his colleagues for passing his pro-medical marijuana amendment.
The amendment, requiring the Justice Department to respect state medical marijuana laws, won with bipartisan support. It was attached to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015, which also passed.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Wednesday said he will introduce legislation to sanction Communist China’s state-owned enterprises and their leading officers, in the wake of last week’s Justice Department charges against five Chinese citizens for conducting cyber espionage on private American companies.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Friday applauded the Senate Judiciary Committee’s decision earlier in the week to postpone consideration of the “Patent Transparency Act,” effectively killing the legislation for this year. In December the full House passed its version of the bill over strong, bipartisan opposition led by the California Republican and Ohio Democrat Marcy Kaptur.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Thursday successfully amended the defense spending bill to call for the release of a jailed doctor who helped Americans find Osama Bin Laden. The Pakistani physician, Dr. Shakil Afridi, was arrested, tortured, and jailed after leading U.S. forces to the al-Qaeda leader’s secret compound near Pakistani military facilities.
WASHINGTON – In response to threats this week from Russia’s defense ministry to end cooperation with the U.S. space program, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, vice chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, in a speech Friday to the House of Representatives, called on the federal government to align its policies consistently with the 26 states that have allowed marijuana to be prescribed by doctors for medical treatment.