Dec 9, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Thursday issued the following statement on the death of former Senator John Glenn: I am by turns today both saddened by the death of Astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, and inspired by the memory of his heroism and his spirit of adventure. That spirit is quintessentially American, challenging and emboldening us to reach for the... Read More
Nov 28, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Saturday issued the following statement on the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro: The shouts of "Cuba Libre!" heard this jubilant hour in the streets of Miami reverberate throughout the world, wherever freedom and liberty and self-government are prized. A tyrant is dead, indeed a tyrant whose iron rule lasted longer than any other contemporary dictator's... Read More
Nov 16, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday spoke out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s widespread purges and targeted repression of his countrymen. Since July Erdogan has excused his actions as necessary following what he calls a failed coup attempt, which he blames on ethnic Kurds and the Gulenist movement, an Islamic sect preaching peace, benevolence, and education. The... Read More
Nov 7, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher strongly condemned President Obama’s remarks in an interview suggesting illegal immigrants will not be penalized if they vote in Tuesday’s elections. In the televised interview with actress Gina Rodriguez, the president accepted her premise that anyone who votes is a citizen and reassured viewers that immigration authorities do not check voters in search of... Read More
Oct 26, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Rep. Sam Farr, D-CA, have written to the House Appropriations Committee urging it to assure their amendment barring the federal government from enforcing marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal for medicinal purposes remains in effect after Dec. 9 when the current funding bill expires. The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment has been law since 2014,... Read More
Oct 25, 2016
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher seeks a full-time intern to begin in early January for the spring semester. Applicants must be driven and hold strong written and verbal communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing administrative tasks, attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, corresponding with constituents, and assisting the... Read More
Oct 24, 2016 News
Rohrabacher, Outraged by Pentagon Demand, Pledges Help to Guardsmen WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Monday expressed outrage over reports that the Department of Defense is demanding repayment of bonuses, plus interest, that at least 10,000 California National Guardsmen were paid, at sums reaching $15,000, for re-enlisting at the outset of the Iraq war. The Department claims it found... Read More
Aug 17, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday made the following comment regarding the ruling by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of U.S. v. McIntosh, which affirms that the federal government must observe budget restrictions on prosecution of medical marijuana cases in states where the treatment is legal:
Aug 11, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Concerning the decision this week by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration not to remove marijuana from the Schedule One list of dangerous controlled substances, despite mounting evidence of its benefits for those who suffer from several maladies, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher released the following statement:
Aug 1, 2016 News
WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and Rep. Duncan Hunter, two California Republicans, on Monday wrote to the secretary of defense and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff urging them to provide sufficient military support to stop the Taliban’s advance in Afghanistan. “We have been in Afghanistan for over 15 years but have failed in developing an Afghan aviation capability needed for them... Read More