Foreign Policy

We will make America safe again

communications • October 25, 2017

“We will make America strong again. We will makes America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again.” -Donald J. Trump Our world is becoming more and more dangerous by the day. Between Russia cybersecurity concerns, the neverending strife in the Middle East, and the nuclear flexing of …

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Points of View

Communications • April 23, 2015

This week, House Republicans took to the pages and airwaves to discuss our work in the last 100 days. From tax reform, to trade, to foreign policy, it’s been busy — and we’re just getting started. Read and watch below! House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) “Chairman Goodlatte Discusses DEA Administrator’s Decision To Step Down With …

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Security > Foreign Policy | Guest Post | ISIS

6 Things to Know: @HouseForeign Affairs Committee Hearing with Secretary Kerry

Chairman Ed Royce • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing with Secretary John Kerry to examine the State Department’s budget request and review the Department’s policies in a troubled world. Here are 6 things to know before today’s hearing: 1. Given Washington’s chronic budget deficit, wasteful spending is intolerable. Secretary Kerry will present his …

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Points of View

Communications • February 18, 2015

Solutions are grown from the ground up — whether it’s affordable college, enhanced cybersecurity, or a strong economy — and House Republicans understand that. This week, Members wrote and spoke about the need for solutions that center around the people and places we represent, not Washington, D.C. Watch and read below! Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) “Rep. …

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Security > CMR | Foreign Policy | ISIS

Chair McMorris Rodgers: The President’s Request Does Not Constitute A Strategy

Communications • February 11, 2015

“History has shown that the world pays a heavy price when we appease dictators and turn a blind eye to evil.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following statement today on the House floor after President Obama sent his Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) to Congress. …

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Security > Foreign Policy | Guest Post

5 Things to Know: Iran Nuclear Negotiations Hearing

Chairman Ed Royce • January 27, 2015

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to look at the prospects of reaching a viable nuclear agreement with Iran; one that increases our national security.  Iran has been, and will continue to be, the Committee’s top priority.  You can find the expert testimony here. Here are 5 things you need to know: 1. Iran is …

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Obama’s unilateral action on immigration

Jared Powell • November 21, 2014

Just weeks after the midterm elections, in which the American people soundly rejected the President’s big-government policies, President Obama announced last night that he would act unilaterally on immigration. House Republicans implored the President to work with the new Congress to fix our broken immigration system. The President ignored those appeals. Here’s what Americans pundits wrote about …

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Security > Foreign Policy

Pursuing a Bold and Firm Strategy in Iran

Communications • November 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after passage of H. Res. 754, Condemning the Government of Iran for its gross human rights violations, and the upcoming P5+1 deadline on Iran’s nuclear program. “Today, the House condemned the inhumane actions of the Iranian government — including …

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5 Points

Jared Powell • October 2, 2014

For the past several months, Speaker of the House John Boehner has traveled the country to discuss his “Five Points for Resetting America’s Economic Foundation.” These five points are simple and straightforward: ·      Address the debt. ·      Reform the tax code. ·      Fix the legal system.  ·      Rein in excessive regulations. ·      Strengthen education. …

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McMorris Rodgers: America Must Lead the Fight Against ISIL

Communications • September 17, 2014

“When it comes to the safety and security of Americans at home and abroad, Americans must lead.” Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) on the House floor prior to passage of Amendment #3 to H.J. Res. 124, which fulfills the President’s request to train and equip vetted Syrian forces against the terrorist group ISIL: …

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