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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Jr, Republican
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff -Release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense - Release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay
Aug. 21, 2015 Portman Welcomes Economic Relief Resources for Buckeye Lake
Aug. 18, 2015 Letter to Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Administration - Supporting the Request for to Designate Fairfield, Licking, and Perry Counties as Federal Disaster Areas
June 23, 2015 Portman Statement on Cleveland Harbor Repair Work
June 17, 2015 Portman Receives Award for Protecting National Parks
June 16, 2015 Portman and Bennet Introduce Amendment to Strengthen Cybersecurity Workforce
Feb. 24, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
Jan. 30, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Security
Dec. 16, 2014 Portman, Tester Background Check Bill Cleared by Senate
Dec. 3, 2014 Portman Welcomes Provision in NDAA Conference Bill to Modernize Mansfield and Youngstown Aircraft
Nov. 20, 2014 Russian Encroachment into Ukraine
Nov. 19, 2014 Roll Call - Fighting Ebola Requires Better Planning
Oct. 15, 2014 Letter to Deborah James, Secretary of the Air Force - Establishment of the Air Force Installation & Mission Support Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Oct. 10, 2014 Portman Commends DHS Announcement of Independent Review Panel to Examine U.S. Secret Service
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Blue Ribbon Commission to Conduct Review of U.S. Secret Service
Sept. 16, 2014 Forbes - Containing Ebola Outbreak Requires American Leadership
Sept. 9, 2014 Portman Continues Call for Senate to Acknowledge Administration Broke Law over Guantanamo Prisoner Transfer
Sept. 8, 2014 Portman Calls for Increased Agency Coordination and Preparedness Following IG Report Showing U.S. Not Ready for a Pandemic
Aug. 22, 2014 Portman Continues Call for Congress to Acknowledge Administration Broke Law Over Guantanamo Prisoner Transfer
July 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM
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 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
May 5, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 1, 2014 Hoeven Cosponsors Legislation Providing Strategic U.S. Response to Russian Aggression in Europe
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 12, 2014 Tester's Security Clearance Reform Bill is Law
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy - American Centrifuge Project (ACP) in Piketon
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy - Apply Increased Appropriation Funds Towards Blanchard River Project
Dec. 23, 2013 Portman Meets with Mayors of Findlay, Ottawa & Tiffin in NW Ohio to Discuss Path Forward Following Blanchard River Flooding
Nov. 20, 2013 Tester, Portman Investigate National Security Workforce
Nov. 1, 2013 Portman Calls for Reforms to Fix Broken Background Check System
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Compensate Pugh Family for Terrorist Attack
Sept. 27, 2013 Roll Call - Time to Clean Up Security Process That 'Cleared' Alexis, Snowden | Commentary
July 30, 2013 Letter to the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force - Ohio Air Force Installations to National Commission
July 16, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Nomination of Katherine Archuleta to be Director, Office of Personnel Management
July 12, 2013 In Wake of Snowden, Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Security Clearance Process
July 10, 2013 Letter to Comptroler General Dodaro - Clearance Determination
July 10, 2013 In Wake of Snowden, Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Security Clearance Process
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. 25, 2013 Weekly Column: Despite Washington's Dysfunction, We're Fighting For Ohio
Dec. 28, 2012 Portman Statement on Hurricane Sandy Supplemental
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. 12, 2012 Biden Threatens Tank Industrial Base in Vice Presidential Debate
Oct. 10, 2012 Letter to Secretary Panetta
Sept. 19, 2012 Portman Urges European Union to Designate Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization
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