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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Portman
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jane; 3 Children: Jed, Will, Sally
Birth Date: 12/19/1955
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
Home City: Cincinnati, OH
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: A Strong and Independent Israel
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Portman Introduces Resolution to Help Ohio Families Affected by Stalled Congolese Adoptions
July 15, 2014 Congo Adoption Policy
July 15, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Resolution Expressing Support for Israel
July 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM
June 25, 2014 Portman Meets with Ohio Families Affected by Stalled Congolese Adoptions
June 20, 2014 Weekly Column: Taliban Transfer Raises Troubling Questions
June 17, 2014 Nomination of Peter Joseph Kadzik to be an Assistant Attorney General - Continued
June 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Palestinian Unity Government
May 29, 2014 Portman Calls for Immediate Release of Four International Observers in Ukraine
May 23, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding Commitment to Poland
May 16, 2014 Portman Meets with the American Jewish Committee
May 8, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Bill to Extend, Reform Special Immigrant Visa Program
May 5, 2014 Portman, Blumenthal Statement on Kidnapping, Enslavement of More Than 200 Nigerian Girls
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
April 30, 2014 Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Strategic U.S. Response To Deter Russian Aggression In Europe
April 30, 2014 Portman Continues to Stand With Ukraine by Introducing the Russian Aggression Prevention Act
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 18, 2014 Portman Denounces Continued Russian Aggression in Ukraine, Calls for Stronger U.S. Support
April 11, 2014 Portman Meets with Ukrainian Leaders in Cleveland
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 4, 2014 Blog: Weekly Column: A Victory for American Workers
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Fight to Protect U.S. Producers Against Ridiculous EU Trade Demands on Names of Meat Products
March 7, 2014 Forbes - Events In Ukraine Show Need For A New American "Reset"
March 6, 2014 Portman Meets with Leaders of the Ohio Ukrainian-American Community
Feb. 28, 2014 Portman Statement on Iran Sanctions
Feb. 28, 2014 Portman Calls on Putin to Explain Russian Actions in Ukraine, Renounce Violence and Intervention
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Portman Leads Bipartisan Effort Calling on Obama Administration to Push for Release of American Pastor from Iran
Feb. 24, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Portman Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Concerned with Japanese Agriculture Tariffs in Trade Negotiations
Feb. 22, 2014 Portman Welcomes Release of Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
Feb. 21, 2014 Portman Condemns Violence in Ukraine, Calls for Democratic Reform
Feb. 20, 2014 Portman Discusses Escalating Violence in Ukraine
Jan. 31, 2014 Portman, Brown Applaud Cooper Tire Agreement with Chinese Joint Venture Partner and Labor Union
Jan. 27, 2014 U.S.-China Sister City Program
Jan. 6, 2014 Portman Cosponsors Bill Promoting Religious Freedom in Middle East
Dec. 20, 2013 Portman Cosponsors the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Portman Statement on Unrest in Ukraine
Nov. 24, 2013 Portman Statement on Administration's Deal with Iran on its Nuclear Program
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - U.S. Will Not Be Bound By U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
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. 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Protect Religious Freedom around the World.
Aug. 30, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Cahiyong Satipanon, Royal Thai Embassy - Immediate Action by Thailand to Stop Skirting Trade Rules
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Program
July 15, 2013 Portman Co-Sponsors Senate Resolution Calling For The Release Of Former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
June 20, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 14, 2013 Portman Presses Administration for More Decisive Action in Syria
June 7, 2013 Letter to Cameron Kerry, Acting Secretary of Commerce - Reject China's Bid to Undermine U.S. Manufacturers of Curtain Wall
June 5, 2013 Portman: The Obama Administration Has Failed to Lay Out A Strong, Coherent Strategy To Address The Escalating Violence In Syria
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