Jan 25, 2018 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, today joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers requesting that President Trump urge Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the Cole Memorandum. The Cole Memorandum, revoked by the attorney general this month, was a Justice Department guideline observed during the Obama administration that restrained federal officers from prosecuting... Read More
Jan 18, 2018
Representative Dana Rohrabacher was among 144 members of the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate to sign on to an Amicus Brief in support of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates in their case against the State of California (NIFLA v. Becerra), which enacted a law requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise its free or low-cost abortion services.... Read More
Jan 8, 2018
The New York Times published an editorial critical of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his decision to allow local attorneys general prosecutorial discretion to charge medicinal and recreational users of cannabis, even when those users are in compliance with their state laws. I believe the principles of federalism apply to the regulation and control of marijuana, and will continue to fight for... Read More
Jan 4, 2018 News
WASHINGTON – Concerning Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to rescind the Justice Department policy of not prosecuting marijuana cases in states that have legalized the substance, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher today released the following statement:
Jan 2, 2018 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today released the following statement on about President Trump’s plan to withhold aid to Pakistan: President Trump’s New Year’s tweet that he plans to stop aid to Pakistan is just what the doctor ordered. Pakistan’s regime, though our government imagines otherwise,... Read More
Jan 2, 2018 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, today released the following statement on this week’s protests in Iran: Eight years ago, in what we called the Green Movement, or the Persian Awakening, thousands of Iranian protesters took to the streets to call for an end to radical Islamic tyranny. They were... Read More
Dec 19, 2017 News
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher voted against the final version of the tax reform bill (H.R. 1) passed by the House of Representatives.  He previously voted against the original House version of H.R. 1 on November 20.  His statement follows:
Dec 14, 2017 News
Marking the passing, at age 80, of Bruce Brown, the legendary documentarian of the surf culture, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Wednesday gave the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives: Bruce Brown challenged a generation of Americans to follow our dream, to find our perfect wave. He reached out to introduce us to the magic experience of being propelled by the power of nature... Read More
Dec 7, 2017
Representative Dana Rohrabacher asked questions of the witnesses at a hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee regarding NASA's plans for its next four large telescopes. To view his comments and questions, please visit this the Science Committee's Youtube webpage.
Nov 30, 2017 News
WASHINGTON – Representatives Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Earl Blumenauer, D-OR, led a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging House and Senate leadership to continue state medical marijuana protections in any legislation to fund the government beyond Dec. 8, 2017. The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer provision prevents the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana laws.