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Darrell Issa's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 7, 2014 Members Call on White House for Leadership Change at Chemical Safety Board
July 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Leadership Change on the Chemical Safety Board
June 19, 2014 Failure of Leadership at Chemical Safety Board Puts Public at Risk
June 19, 2014 The Washington Times- House Panel Probes Problems At Chemical Safety Board
June 17, 2014 Issa Statement on Capture of Ahmad Abu Khatallah
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to James Cole, Deputy Attorney General - Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee on FISA Reform
Feb. 5, 2014 Issa Applauds Passage of H.R. 3964, The Sacramento--San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Do More to Reform Federal Surveillance Programs
Dec. 19, 2013 House Judiciary Committee Members Call for DOJ Investigation of National Intelligence Director Clapper for Lying to Congress
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. 22, 2013 Issa Subpoenas Security Clearance Documents
Oct. 31, 2013 Issa Cosponsors Bill to Rein in NSA Surveillance Programs, Increase Oversight and Protect Individuals' Privacy
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
Sept. 11, 2013 On Anniversary of Benghazi Attacks, Issa Honors Heroes and Announces Hearing for Next Week
Sept. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Dept. of State - Withholding of ARB Documents
Aug. 20, 2013 Issa Statement on Secretary Kerry's Decision to Not to Pursue Discipline for Any Officials in Benghazi Probe
Aug. 8, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Victoria Nuland, Department of State - Benghazi Attacks
June 14, 2013 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript - Investigations into Attorney General Holder's Actions
May 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable James M. Cole, Deputy Attorney General - AP Wiretapping
May 12, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript - Benghazi and IRS Scandal
May 6, 2013 FOX "Hannity" - Benghazi Attacks
May 5, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript - Benghazi
April 16, 2013 Column - Make Cybersecurity a Top Priority
March 20, 2013 Oversight Committee Passes Information Technology and Cybersecurity Reforms
March 15, 2013 Oversight Leaders Introduce Federal Information Security Update Legislation
Jan. 31, 2013 Issa Supports Israel After Bombing on the Syria-Lebanon Border
Jan. 16, 2013 Issa Opposes Unrelated Spending Tucked Inside Emergency Hurricane Aid Package
Dec. 21, 2012 "Lingering Questions on Benghazi" in Foreign Policy
Oct. 2, 2012 Oversight Presses for Answers: Diplomats in Libya Requested Additional Security, Washington Officials Denied the Resources
Aug. 22, 2012 Issa and Grassley: Top ATF Official in Operation Fast and Furious Remains on Extended Paid Leave while Simultaneously Employed by Major Financial Services Company
Aug. 3, 2012 White House Pressed on Admission of Frequent Backdoor E-mails with "Longstanding Relationships' (i.e. Lobbyists, Campaign Contributors, Former Employers, etc.)
Aug. 1, 2012 Unresolved Internal Investigations at DHS: Oversight of Investigation Management in the Office of the DHS IG
July 18, 2012 Grassley, Issa Seek Clarification of ATF Acting Director's Message to Employees on Reporting Agency Concerns
June 26, 2012 Fox News "Hannity" - Transcript
June 20, 2012 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript
June 11, 2012 Oversight Committee Chaired by Issa to Consider Operation Fast and Furious
May 9, 2012 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript
May 9, 2012 Joint Committee Report Reveals Persistent Waste and Inefficiencies at TSA
May 3, 2012 Oversight Committee Outlines Case for Contempt over Fast and Furious
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 26, 2012 Blog: House Approves FISMA
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 25, 2012 Issa and Cummings Seek Facts, Briefing from DOD on Cartagena Prostitution Scandal
April 22, 2012 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
April 20, 2012 FISMA Enhancement Legislation Gains Momentum in House
April 18, 2012 Issa Releases DATA Act Amendments on Madison
March 27, 2012 Issa and Cummings Introduce FISMA Legislation
March 26, 2012 Obama More Politician than Commander-in-Chief -- Issa
March 26, 2012 TSA Oversight Part III: Effective Security or Security Theater?
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