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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
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 - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - U.S. Will Not Be Bound By U.N. 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 President Barack Obama - 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 the Honorable 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 the Honorable Cameron F. 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
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 23, 2013 Portman Applauds Passage of Iran Sanctions Resolution
May 22, 2013 Portman Cosponsors Bill To Ban All Iranian Government Exports
May 17, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kerry - Russian Adoption Ban
May 15, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoption Ban
April 8, 2013 Portman Statement on the Passing of Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
March 21, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Reaffirm Commitment to Israel
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 13, 2013 Portman Joins 88 Other Members of Congress to Call on Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to Retract Incendiary Comment on Zionism
March 13, 2013 Portman Statement on Election of Pope Francis I
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to President - Trade with EU
Feb. 19, 2013 Letter to US Trade Representative Ron Kirk - International Trade
Dec. 21, 2012 Portman Statement on Senator John Kerry's Nomination to Become Secretary of State
Dec. 5, 2012 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Nov. 16, 2012 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously
Sept. 25, 2012 Portman Statement on President Obama's Address to the United Nations General Assembly
Sept. 17, 2012 Portman Statement on President Obama's Campaign-Driven Trade Enforcement Announcement
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
July 19, 2012 Portman Statement on U.N. Security Council Vote on Syria
July 16, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate
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