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.
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WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, in a speech Friday to the House of Representatives, called on the Obama administration to stop sending foreign assistance money to Pakistan, whose ruling military elite, he said, has been acting in an unfriendly manner toward U.S. interests. On Thursday Secretary of State John Kerry asked Congress for $881.8 million in aid for the South Asian nation.
The United States does not need to intervene in every chaotic situation around the world, neither militarily nor politically. We can no longer police the world, nor can we act as the arbiter of every dispute.
CAIRO -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, after meeting with Egyptian Defense Minister Abel Fatah Al-Sisi, Sunday called on the Obama administration to lift its restrictions on selling spare parts to Egypt’s military.