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Darrell Issa's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Darrell Issa
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 49, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 49
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathy; 1 Child: William
Birth Date: 11/01/1953
Birth Place: Cleveland, OH
Home City: Vista, CA
Religion: Christian Eclectic: Father-Catholic, Mother-Mormon, raised in a Jewish neighborhood as a Lebanese American
Date Title
June 23, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Regarding Embassy Design and Safety
May 30, 2014 Announcement on June 12 Hearing with Secretary Kerry
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 8, 2014 Issa Votes to Establish the Select Committee on Benghazi
May 5, 2014 Issa Praises Decision to Name Oversight Member Trey Gowdy as Chairman of Select Committee on Benghazi
May 2, 2014 Issa Statement on Select Committee on Benghazi
March 18, 2014 Issa Statement on Pentagon Security Clearance Report
Jan. 7, 2014 The Sacramento Bee - The is Plenty of Evidence that an al-Qaida Affiliate was Involved in Benghazi Attack
Dec. 29, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Benghazi
Oct. 31, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: HealthCare.gov
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Answers on Report of "Orders to Wait' in Response to Benghazi Attack
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to John Brennan, Director Central Intelligence Agency - Answers on Report of "Orders to wait' in Response to Benghazi Attack
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Answers on Report of 'Orders to Wait' in Response to Benghazi Attack
Sept. 30, 2013 Issa Statement on Judge's Refusal to Dismiss Fast and Furious Lawsuit
Sept. 26, 2013 Foreign Policy
Sept. 16, 2013 New Report Explains Deficiencies in ARB Benghazi Investigation, Lack of Accountability
Sept. 11, 2013 On Anniversary of Benghazi Attacks, Issa Honors Heroes and Announces Hearing for Next Week
Sept. 10, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Dept. of State - Benghazi Survivors
Sept. 2, 2013 Issa Statement on Syria
Aug. 20, 2013 Foreign Policy - Republicans Rip Kerry for Clearing Officials in Benghazi Probe
June 24, 2013 Oversight Committee Subpoenas State Department Witnesses in Benghazi Investigation
June 14, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 28, 2013 Oversight Committee Subpoenas State Department for Withheld Benghazi Talking Point Documents
May 22, 2013 ARB Co-chair Agrees to Voluntarily Appear for Transcribed Interview with Investigators
May 12, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - Benghazi and IRS Scandal
May 10, 2013 Blog: Benghazi Whistleblowers Tell their Story
May 8, 2013 Issa Statement on Benghazi Whistleblower Hearing and Unanswered Questions
April 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Outlines State Department Efforts to Obstruct Benghazi Investigation, Whistleblower Testimony
April 23, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Benghazi Attack Report
April 16, 2013 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013
April 15, 2013 Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
Jan. 31, 2013 Issa Supports Israel After Bombing on the Syria-Lebanon Border
Dec. 21, 2012 "Lingering Questions on Benghazi" in Foreign Policy
Dec. 19, 2012 Issa Statement on Unclassified ARB Benghazi Report
Oct. 21, 2012 Obama Administration Claims about Outing of Libyans in Contact with U.S. are False
Oct. 14, 2012 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript
Oct. 10, 2012 The Security Failures of Benghazi
Oct. 10, 2012 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
Oct. 2, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Oct. 2, 2012 Oversight Presses for Answers: Diplomats in Libya Requested Additional Security, Washington Officials Denied the Resources
Oct. 1, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
May 4, 2012 The Coast News - Candidates Running Against Rep. Issa in 49th District Square off in Debate
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 20, 2012 FISMA Enhancement Legislation Gains Momentum in House
March 27, 2012 Issa and Cummings Introduce FISMA Legislation
March 16, 2012 Joint Statement from Chairman Issa and Ranking Member Cummings on Special Counsel Report Regarding Remains Mishandling & Whistleblowers at Dover/Port Mortuary
Nov. 28, 2011 Oversight Committee Leaders Request Dover AFB Remains-Handling Documents from Secretary Panetta
Oct. 4, 2011 "Where is the Peace Dividend? Examining the Final Report to Congress of the Commission on Wartime Contracting"
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