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Blake Farenthold's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Blake R. Farenthold
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Debbie; 2 Children: Morgan, Amanda
Birth Date: 12/12/1962
Birth Place: Corpus Christi, TX
Home City: Corpus Christi, TX
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
May 5, 2014 Blog - Investigating the Benghazi Attack
April 10, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Concerns about Job Loss at Military Facilities
March 25, 2014 Letter to Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information - U.S. Giving up Control of "Root Zone File" of ICANN to Multistakeholder Process
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
Jan. 14, 2014 OPM IG Act
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Eric Holder, Jr. US Attorney General - Call for DOJ Investigation of NAtional Intelligence Director Clapper for Lying to Congress
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Seeking Answers to the Attack in Benghazi
March 18, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Israel's Iron Dome
Jan. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary Panetta, Secretary Napolitano, and Mr. Zients - Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems
Jan. 23, 2013 Farenthold Statement on Continuing Investigation of Attack on US Consulate in Libya
Oct. 17, 2012 Failures in Benghazi
Oct. 16, 2012 The Hill - Benghazi Attack Exposes State Department Failures
Sept. 12, 2012 Statement on the Killings of Innocent Americans in Libya
May 30, 2012 Cuellar Border Security Bill Named After Fallen ICE Agent Passes House of Representatives
May 4, 2012 Rep. Farenthold Encourages the Oversight Committee to Move Forward with Contempt Proceedings Against AG Holder
Nov. 29, 2011 Risk-Based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act
Nov. 15, 2011 House Members Call for Accountability and Transparency for ATF Fast and Furious Operation
Nov. 8, 2011 Rep. Farenthold Talks Administration's Botched Fast and Furious Operation and AG Holder's Resignation
Nov. 8, 2011 Rep. Farenthold Participates in NextGen Field Hearing
Oct. 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications of the Homeland Security Subcommittee - Five Years Later: An Assessment of the Post Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act.
Sept. 12, 2011 Rep. Farenthold on the Ten Year Anniversary of September 11th Terrorist Attacks
June 24, 2011 The Strategic Petroleum Reserve is a National Security Asset
May 12, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 754, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama Regarding FEMA
April 27, 2011 Texas Congressmen Call for Increased UAV Coverage of Texas-Mexico Border
Feb. 9, 2011 Rep. Farenthold Supports Temporary Extension of Patriot Ac
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Homeland Security
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Security
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Defense
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Border Security
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