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Tom Rooney's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' J. Rooney
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 17, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 17
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tara; 3 Children: Tommy, Sean, Seamus
Birth Date: 11/21/1970
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA
Home City: Tequesta, FL
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: National Defense
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 22, 2013 Blog: My Amendment: No Funds for Arming al Qaeda-Backed Syrian Rebels
July 19, 2013 Rooney Submits Amendment to Block Funds for Arming Syrian Rebels
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 30, 2013 Tampa Bay Times - Don't Get Involved in Syria's Sectarian War
June 25, 2013 Rooney, McCaul Introduce Bill to Block U.S. Military Involvement in Syria
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
Dec. 19, 2012 Rooney Statement on Benghazi Report
June 14, 2012 Westmoreland Joins Other House Members in Seeking National Security Answers from Inspectors General
May 24, 2012 Rooney Calls on Obama to Demand Release of Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find bin Laden
Feb. 2, 2012 Rooney Statement on Afghanistan Announcement
Nov. 9, 2011 Rooney Statement on President's Comments Regarding Prime Minister Netanyahu
Nov. 3, 2011 Rooney: Chinese Economic Espionage Hurts American Jobs, Threatens Security
Oct. 27, 2011 Rooney to Obama: Consult Congress on Uganda
Sept. 30, 2011 Rooney Statement on Killing of al-Awlaki
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Mr. Antonio Brufau Niubó, Chairman Repsol
Sept. 23, 2011 Congratulating Taiwan's Centennial National Day
Sept. 21, 2011 "No" Vote Needed by U.N.
June 24, 2011 Limiting Use of Funds for Armed Forces in Libya
June 16, 2011 Rooney Rejects Obama Assertion on War Powers Resolution
June 3, 2011 Rooney: House Rebukes President on Libya
May 24, 2011 Rooney to Testify on Libya, War Powers Act
May 2, 2011 Rooney Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
April 20, 2011 Rooney Visits Afghanistan to Discuss Transition of Security to Afghan Forces
April 13, 2011 Libya and the War Powers Resolution
April 6, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate - Inviting Prime Minister Netanyahu to Address a Joint Session of Congress
March 30, 2011 The Palm Beach Post- ICYMI: Congress must push Obama on Libya mission
March 21, 2011 Rooney: President Must Seek Congressional -- Not UN -- Approval before Taking Further Action in Libya
July 30, 2010 Op-Ed - Lifting the Travel Ban Would Prop up Castro Regime
June 29, 2010 Op-Ed - ICYMI: Opening Cuba to travel a bailout for Castro
June 24, 2010 Jones Act Update: Rooney Cosponsors Bill to Let Foreign Vessels Help with Oil Spill Cleanup
June 23, 2010 Rooney Calls on President to Address Congress on Afghanistan
May 20, 2010 Rooney: House Armed Services Committee Approves National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2011
April 19, 2010 House Armed Services Committee Republicans Draw Attention To New Report On Iran's Military
March 10, 2010 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Dec. 15, 2009 Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act Of 2009
Oct. 8, 2009 Turning Point In War On Terrorism
Sept. 23, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The united States Of America
Sept. 22, 2009 Rooney Statement On McChrystal Afghanistan Report
June 16, 2009 Rooney Statement On The War Supplemental Vote
June 12, 2009 Rooney Statement On Travel To China
March 4, 2009 Letter to President Barak Obama, President of the United States
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