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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Richard Blumenthal
Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Cynthia; 4 Children
Birth Date: 02/13/1946
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Greenwich, CT
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security & the Fight Against Terrorism
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Foreign Policy & National Security
July 20, 2014 Blumenthal Statement on Russian Involvement in Downing of MH17
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians
July 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - LGBT Oppression and AGOA
June 20, 2014 Blumenthal Statement On West Bank Kidnapping
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
May 15, 2014 Blumenthal, Coats, Cornyn Introduce Bill To Sanction Russian Arms Dealer
May 8, 2014 Blumenthal, Staff Join Online Awareness Campaign To Bring Home Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped By Militants
May 5, 2014 Blumenthal, Portman Statement On Kidnapping, Enslavement Of More Than 200 Nigerian Girls
April 30, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Free OSCE Observers Held in Ukraine
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
March 25, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
Dec. 20, 2013 Blumenthal, DeLauro Applaud NDAA Provision Canceling Russian Helicopter Contract
Dec. 19, 2013 Cardin Sponsors Bill To Keep Iran Accountable
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan - Protect Women in the Afghan National Police
Nov. 24, 2013 Blumenthal Statement on Iran Nuclear Accord
Nov. 21, 2013 Bipartisan Statement on Iran Sanctions
Nov. 14, 2013 DeLauro, Blumenthal, Murphy Applaud Pentagon Decision to End Russian Helicopter Contract
Nov. 14, 2013 Blumenthal, Ayotte, Cornyn, Casey Introduce Bill To Update, Enhance Existing Sanctions Against Syrian Regime
Nov. 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Nov. 13, 2013 Murphy, Blumenthal, Delauro Applaud Pentagon Decision to End Russian Helicopter Contract
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury and Michael Froman, Ambassador of the US Trade Representative - Sixty Senators Urge Administration to Crack Down on Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks
Sept. 13, 2013 Letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew - Russian Banks Support Assad Regime
Aug. 31, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On Syria
Aug. 30, 2013 Blumenthal And Delauro Call For Immediate Cancellation Of Rosoboronexport Helicopter Contract Following New Allegations Of Wrongdoing
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 6, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Defeating the Lord's Resistance Army
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 24, 2013 Letter to Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak - Blumenthal Urges Russian Government to Overturn Conviction of Russian Activist Alexei Navalny
June 13, 2013 Senate Passes Hoeven-Blumenthal Resolution Calling for Free and Fair Presidential Election in Iran
June 11, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013--Continued--
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 22, 2013 Supporting Sanctions on Iran
May 9, 2013 Blumenthal Praises Inclusion Of Cornyn-Blumenthal-Franken Anti-Human Trafficking Amendment In Immigration Bill
April 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Tibet
April 11, 2013 Ayotte, Blumenthal Introduce "Never Contract with the Enemy" Bill
March 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Combating Gender-Based Violence Abroad
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Urge UN Members to Renounce Statements Made Against Women by Muslim Brotherhood
March 7, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Prioritize Global Women's Rights
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Jan. 16, 2013 Blumenthal Statement On CODEL To Egypt
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
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