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Oct 29, 2014 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Wednesday offered a six-point plan to bring the country out of its “Obama-generated malaise” and restore American optimism. Writing in The National Interest, the Californian urged his fellow Republican candidates to present themselves again as “the party of ideas,” an echo of Ronald Reagan’s cheerful message leading up to his election in 1980 as the fortieth... Read More
Oct 2, 2014 News
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, Wednesday condemned President Obama for not pushing the Mexican government to release U.S. Marine combat veteran who last April inadvertently crossed into Mexico while driving near the country’s border with California. The retired Marine, who served in Afghanistan and has been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, was jailed by Mexican police when he tried... Read More
Sep 26, 2014 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Wednesday criticized President Obama’s decision to send 3,000 U.S. troops to Africa in an effort to combat the deadly Ebola virus. The California Republican said the deployment misuses the country’s trained fighting forces and illustrates the president’s confused understanding of the military’s purpose. “The virus is unquestionably horrifying, and Americans... Read More
Sep 19, 2014 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Friday introduced legislation to boost the ability of Kurdistan to fight Islamist terrorists in Iraq and Syria. The California Republican, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, announced he has authored a two-part legislative effort to back Kurdish forces now battling the ultra-violent jihadist forces who... Read More
Sep 17, 2014 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday congratulated SpaceX and Boeing on being awarded NASA contracts to launch U.S. crews to the International Space Station and return them safely to Earth. Both firms have a significant presence in Southern California, and were enabled to bid for the fixed-price contracts by Rohrabacher’s Commercial Space Launch Amendment Act of 2004. Rohrabacher has... Read More
Sep 15, 2014
The least that can be said about the president’s strategy for dealing with the Islamic State as presented last week is that it is something. For far too long there has been no strategy at all. Now the president calls for a long-duration commitment to use force to defeat the world’s newest barbarians. The president’s plan has merit. It relies on America’s vastly superior airpower to overwhelm the... Read More
Aug 18, 2014 News
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, today released the following statement in response to President Obama's authorization of life-saving aid to refugees in Iraq and ordering of air strikes on Islamic terrorists now threatening the peace and stability of the troubled region: "I commend President Obama for his decision to provide humanitarian assistance to multitudes of innocent people whose lives are on... Read More
Aug 18, 2014 News
IRVINE, CA – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday, Aug. 11, will co-host a scientific roundtable on earthquake detection at the University of California, Irvine. The event comes following the California Republican’s introduction recently of a bill to strengthen tsunami detection. The event, “Innovation and Investment in Earthquake Safety,” will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at UCI’s Calit2... Read More
Aug 18, 2014 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Friday sent a strongly-worded letter to the president urging the administration to assist Kurdistan militarily in its defense against Islamist terrorists. The letter was also signed by Rep. Darrell Issa and is expected to pick up more congressional signatures. Rohrabacher chairs the House Subcommittee of Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats. Issa, also a... Read More
Aug 1, 2014 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-OR, on Thursday introduced a bill to strengthen tsunami detection and warning systems. The measure aims to improve protection of communities vulnerable to the destructive ocean waves.