Jul 2, 2014
President Obama stood in the Rose Garden Monday and kicked up a cloud of dust. While blasting House Republicans for blocking his costly "comprehensive immigration reform," having already blamed the Mexican government for the cruel human trafficking fiasco on our southern borders, he now vows to toughen border security. Never mind that House Republicans from the beginning demanded a secure... Read More
Jun 23, 2014 News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ken Grubbs, 202.225.0145 June 23, 2014   Rohrabacher: Child Migrants Were Deceived by U.S. Politicians WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday issued the following statement in response to humanitarian crisis on the Mexican border: “The ever-growing crisis at our border is a direct result of bad policy, not bad luck. Those who have been publicly... Read More
Jun 23, 2014 News
  PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2014 Contact: Ken Grubbs, 202.225.0145   Rohrabacher: Abdullah Must Observe Afghan Election Count   WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday called on Abdullah Abdullah, Afghanistan’s leading presidential vote-getter, to observe established electoral procedures following the June 14 run-off election between Abdullah, and second-place... Read More
Jun 20, 2014 News
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Friday offered an amendment to the Defense appropriations bill to stop the flow of Americans’ tax dollars to Pakistan’s government, arguing it has undermined efforts to combat terrorism. Following are remarks the congressmen gave in support of his amendment:   “Mr. Speaker: “It is a farce to believe that our aid, sometimes deceptively labeled as ‘reimbursements,’ is... Read More
Jun 13, 2014 News
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Friday released the following statement on the jihadist insurgency in Iraq: “We should not give assistance, much less air strikes. The Maliki government was not grateful for the great sacrifices we’ve already given for Iraqis’ freedom and self-government. It has not proven to be our friend. However, we should do our best to help the Kurds because they have consistently... Read More
Jun 9, 2014
Last week, the House of Representatives surprised observers by approving a change in drug policy that Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has been pushing for seven years. The Orange County Republican acknowledges that marijuana can harm people. He advises against recreational use of the drug. But he objects to a federal government that arrests purveyors and users of medical marijuana even in states that have... Read More
Jun 6, 2014 News
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. Tahmooressi, who served in Afghanistan, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which may account for his suicide... Read More
Jun 2, 2014 News
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. “President Sissi’s election is a major milestone in restoring democracy in Egypt,” said Rep. Rohrabacher. “With more than 23 million votes cast for President Sissi, 10 million more votes than former President Morse... Read More
Jun 2, 2014 News
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday released the following statement on the weekend prisoner exchange: “While Americans are concerned about the fate of any U.S. serviceman, any deal that releases five top Taliban terrorists should be looked upon with thoroughgoing suspicion. This is a shady deal between the Obama administration and Afghanistan’s onetime tyrannical rulers, indeed the very people who... Read More
May 30, 2014 News
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. The... Read More