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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security
Jan. 6, 2015 Murphy, Blumenthal, Brown, Coons, Merkley Reintroduce Jobs Matter Act
Dec. 12, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Final Passage Of Defense Authorization
Dec. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Cloture Vote On Defense Authorization
Dec. 5, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Nomination Of Ashton Carter To Serve As Secretary Of Defense
Dec. 4, 2014 Blumenthal Applauds House Passage Of National Defense Authorization
Oct. 29, 2014 Gov. Malloy: Electric Boat Expansion Will Further Strengthen State's Reputation as a Leader in the Defense Manufacturing Industry
Oct. 15, 2014 Murphy, Blumenthal, Larson, Courtney, DeLauro, Esty Issue Joint Statement on $592 Million Pratt & Whitney Contract for F135 Engines
Sept. 16, 2014 Los Angeles Times - Many in Congress Not Sold on Obama's Islamic State Strategy
Sept. 11, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Administration Strategy To Counter ISIL
Aug. 8, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Iraq
April 28, 2014 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud New Contract For Next 10 Submarines To Be Built Jointly By Electric Boat
Jan. 27, 2014 Blumenthal, Durbin Statement After Touring Connecticut Aerospace Manufacturers
Jan. 15, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On Release Of Defense, Veterans Appropriations
Dec. 23, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson Announce $230 Million Air Force Contract For Pratt & Whitney
Dec. 20, 2013 Blumenthal, DeLauro Applaud NDAA Provision Canceling Russian Helicopter Contract
Dec. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2014 -- Continued
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 15, 2013 Courtney, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $22.5 Million Contract Modification for Electric Boat
Nov. 14, 2013 Military Justice Improvement Act
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 2013 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings
Oct. 24, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, DeLauro, Larson Announce $1.1 Billion Contract For Pratt And Whitney
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Aug. 30, 2013 Blumenthal And Delauro Call For Immediate Cancellation Of Rosoboronexport Helicopter Contract Following New Allegations Of Wrongdoing
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 30, 2013 Blumenthal, Boxer, Gillibrand Applaud Inclusion Of $25 Million Special Victims' Counsel Program In Defense Appropriations Bill
July 18, 2013 Blumenthal Urges Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman To Reconsider Russian Helicopter Contract
July 18, 2013 Executive Session
July 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Russian Made Helicopter Contract
April 11, 2013 Ayotte, Blumenthal Introduce "Never Contract with the Enemy" Bill
April 11, 2013 Blumenthal Issues Statement on President Obama's Budget Proposal and Impact to Connecticut Defense Industry
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Feb. 12, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Vote Of Senate Armed Services Committee On Hagel Nomination
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 22, 2013 Blumenthal Calls For A Dramatic And Drastic Increase In Aid To Syrian Refugees
Jan. 18, 2013 Blumenthal And Whitehouse Statement On Visit To Afghanistan
Jan. 13, 2013 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" Transcript: President Obama's Picks for National Security Team
Jan. 7, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Nomination Of Former Senator Chuck Hagel For Secretary Of Defense
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army; and to Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - SIGAR Referrals
Nov. 21, 2012 Blumenthal Statement On Cease-Fire In Gaza
Sept. 21, 2012 Sportsmen's Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 18, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
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