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Rob Portman's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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 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 President Obama - 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
Sept. 11, 2012 Portman Statement on 11th Anniversary of 9/11
Aug. 17, 2012 Portman: President Obama To Columbus, Does That Mean He'll Do Right By Rickenbacker?
Aug. 16, 2012 Portman Supports Disaster Declaration for Ohio Counties Impacted by Severe Drought
Aug. 1, 2012 Portman Presses Air Force For Details On President Obama's Promises Of New Mission For Mansfield
June 29, 2012 Portman Fix Clears Significant Hurdle for the Blanchard River Flood Reduction Project
June 26, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder Jr., Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Leaks
May 31, 2012 Portman Highlights Lima's Capabilities to Israelis
May 24, 2012 Portman Fights to Strengthen National Security While Protecting Taxpayer Dollars during Defense Budget Mark-up
May 24, 2012 Portman Fights to Strengthen National Security While Protecting Taxpayer Dollars During Defense Budget Mark-up
May 22, 2012 Letter to Major General Michael J. Walsh, Deputy Commanding General, Civil and Emergency Operations
April 26, 2012 Letter to President Obama
April 17, 2012 Portman Joins Legislation that Gives Military Men and Women Employed with TSA Added Job Protection
March 14, 2012 Portman Welcomes Federal Assistance to Southwest Ohio Areas Affected by Storms
March 9, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 3, 2012 Portman Responds to Proposed Cancellation of C-27J Joint Cargo Aircraft Program
Feb. 2, 2012 Sen. Portman Welcomes Passage of STOCK Act
Dec. 15, 2011 Portman: Defense Department Authorization Protects National Security Interests, Taxpayer Dollars, and Ohio's Military Workforce
Nov. 2, 2011 Portman Responds To USAF's Planned Reorganization Of Air Force Materiel Command At Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Oct. 26, 2011 Portman: Stryker Contract Win-Win for American Troops and Lima Tank Plan
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