WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today released the following statement regarding Thursday’s deadly missile attack on an Iraq war refugee camp:
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher applauded his House colleagues on Thursday for passing legislation designed to discourage frivolous lawsuits. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX, and Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-VA, requires judges to award compensation to victims of frivolous or false litigation.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican, joined his Democratic colleague, Rep. Sam Farr, in asking the House Appropriations Committee to include their amendment requiring the federal government to respect state medical marijuana laws in any spending bill considered for Fiscal Year 2016.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday introduced legislation to honor servicemen who died en route to or leaving Vietnam war zones by etching their names on the Vietnam Memorial wall in Washington. The names would include specifically the 84 servicemen whose Vietnam-bound aircraft crashed 50 years ago shortly after taking off from what was then El Toro Marine Air Station.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, co-chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging threats, in a letter Wednesday urged Secretary of State John Kerry to restore diplomatic relations with the Republic of Belarus and exchange ambassadors again.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday said he will urge his legislative colleagues to bestow highest possible congressional honors on three Americans who wrestled an armed terrorist to a train car floor last weekend in France. He suggested President Obama also honor the trio.
The Congressional Gold Medal is considered the highest honor Congress can award.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher , a Republican, on Thursday joined his Democratic colleague, Rep. Sam Farr, in demanding the Justice Department’s inspector general investigate federal agents’ illegal use of taxpayers’ money to prosecute medical marijuana practitioners in states where the practice is legal.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher this week introduced legislation authorizing President Obama to detain non-diplomatic Iranian government officials until three, possibly four, Americans currently held hostage in Iran are released. The bill, HR 3259, came as the administration tried to sell its nuclear deal with the Islamic regime to Congress in several visits to Capitol Hill.
“Last week the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group, released a shocking video showing Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services, Deborah Nucatola, discussing the selling of organs from aborted fetuses.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday took to the House of Representatives floor to urge his colleagues to defeat HR-9, a bill purporting to reform patent litigation but which the California Republican believes will stifle American innovation and drastically harm small inventors.