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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
Date Title
Issue Position: Defense
Oct. 9, 2014 Letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Administration's Policy on Americans Fighting with ISIS
Oct. 7, 2014 Portman Calls Administration's Plan to "Track" ISIS Fighters Returning to the United States Reckless
Sept. 23, 2014 Portman Statement on U.S. Air Campaign Against ISIS
Sept. 19, 2014 Portman's Iraqi Christians Resolution Condemning ISIS Passes Senate
Sept. 10, 2014 Portman on ISIS: Now We Turn Our Focus to Executing This Plan
Aug. 29, 2014 Portman: President's ISIS Strategy Long Overdue
Aug. 22, 2014 Portman Continues Call for Congress to Acknowledge Administration Broke Law Over Guantanamo Prisoner Transfer
Aug. 8, 2014 Portman Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Authorized Targeted Airstrikes in Iraq
Aug. 1, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Needed Military Assistance to Ukraine
June 23, 2014 Portman Announces DOD Grant to Assist Lima Community Affected by JSMC Drawdown
June 12, 2014 Fox News: Congress Must Demand Answers on Bergdahl Prison Swap
June 11, 2014 Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the May 31, 2014, Transfer of Five Detainees From the Detention Facility At United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
June 10, 2014 Portman Introduces Resolution Calling for an Investigation into National Security Impact of Detainee Transfer
June 5, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Taliban Deal
June 4, 2014 Portman Discusses National Security Concerns Over Releasing Gitmo Detainees on CNN
May 16, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Senate Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi
April 28, 2014 Defense News - Mixed-Fleet Approach
March 31, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force - National Guard 121st Air Rufueling Wing at Rickenbacker Air Guard Station
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
Jan. 31, 2014 Portman Statement on Camp Ravenna's Selection for Detailed Study as Possible Interceptor Deployment Site
Jan. 14, 2014 Portman Statement on FY2014 Funding for Abrams Tanks at Lima's JSMC
Dec. 17, 2013 Defense Authorization Bill Includes Portman-Whitehouse Asset Tracking Provision
Dec. 11, 2013 Portman Initiative to Ensure Missile Defense Agency Is Fully Prepared for Possible Missile Defense East Coast Site Included in Draft NDAA Deal
Dec. 10, 2013 Portman Statement on Lifeline in NDAA for Abrams Tank at Lima's JSMC
Nov. 5, 2013 Portman, Brown Urge Defense Department to Fund Advanced Manufacturing Institute in Partnership Between Edison Welding, Ohio State University
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Vice Admiral James Syring, Missile Defense Agency - Capabilities of Camp Ravenna for Missile Defense Site
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - Provide Pay & Allowances To Civilian Personnel Supporting Our Military
Sept. 12, 2013 Portman Statement on Camp Ravenna's Selection as a Possible Interceptor Deployment Site
Sept. 11, 2013 The Columbus Dispatch - Most Ohio Lawmakers Still Skeptical of Syria Attack
Sept. 10, 2013 Portman: "Strike First, Strategy Later is a Recipe for Disaster"
Sept. 10, 2013 Syria
July 30, 2013 Letter to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force - Ohio Air Force Installations to National Commission
March 28, 2013 Portman: It's Been A Long Fight to Show the White House that Getting Rid of the 179th Was the Wrong Decision
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
March 7, 2013 Portman Statement on White House's Refusal to Answer Senator Rand Paul's Question on Use of Force Inside the United States
Feb. 14, 2013 Portman To Oppose Moving Forward on Hagel Nomination Without Responses to Reasonable Questions
Jan. 28, 2013 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies
Jan. 7, 2013 Portman Reacts to Senator Chuck Hagel's Nomination To Secretary Of Defense
Dec. 21, 2012 Portman Statement on Senate Passage of National Defense Authorization Bill
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
Nov. 4, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
Oct. 28, 2012 Fox News "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript
Oct. 23, 2012 Lima News - The Argument for U.S. Tanks
Oct. 14, 2012 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript
Oct. 10, 2012 Letter to Secretary Panetta
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Aug. 17, 2012 Portman: President Obama To Columbus, Does That Mean He'll Do Right By Rickenbacker?
Aug. 1, 2012 Portman Presses Air Force For Details On President Obama's Promises Of New Mission For Mansfield
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