WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Monday lambasted the State Department and European diplomats for failing to include Kurdistan in last week’s London talks to defeat ISIS. The Kurds, said the California Republican, have proven themselves “as America’s best friends in the region,” and their exclusion undermines a successful strategy.
The complete text of Rohrabacher’s blog:
The exclusion last week of Kurdistan from multinational talks in London to address the rising threat of the Islamic State has to be one of the most dismaying blunders in recent U.S. diplomatic history. The Kurds’ glaring absence from the invitation list is yet another betrayal of America’s friends, an outrage that only complicates the world’s efforts to fight Islamic terrorism.
WASHINGTON – In his Wednesday blog, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, said the president’s annual State of the Union speech has evolved into a spectacle and is in danger of becoming a circus.
WASHINGTON – In his blog Tuesday, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, praised outgoing Atty. Gen. Eric Holder for last week’s announcement that the Justice Department would no longer share property seized in drug arrests with state and local police.
I’ll be brief, as of course the president was not last night.
Among the most disturbing, even tyrannical, federal programs of the last decades has been what has commonly called “asset seizure” or “asset forfeiture.” It simply means officers of the law can confiscate a private citizen’s property – cash, bank accounts, a car, a boat, a house, whatever – and not return it even if the citizen is innocent of any crime.
Rep.Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Rep. Bill Keating, D-NY, Friday expressed disgust at the terrorist acts in Paris and offered condolences to the people of France. Rohrabacher chairs the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
WASHINGTON – Regarding President Obama’s plan to normalize relations with Communist Cuba, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Returning from a congressional trip he led to the region, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today issued the following statement on Kurdistan’s status and its welcome to Christian refugees:
WASHINGTON – Concerning Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent sweeping arrests of journalists and political critics, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, released the following statement: