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Peter DeFazio's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Independent, Progressive, Working Families for U.S. House - District 4
Mike Beilstein
Pacific Green
Gil Guthrie
Art Robinson
Constitution, Republican
Date Title
March 23, 2016 I Voted Against the Iraq War - and I'd Do the Same Today.
Feb. 1, 2016 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015
Dec. 10, 2015 House Approves Bipartisan Authorization of the Coast Guard
Nov. 6, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Bring Authorization for use of Military Force to House Floor for Debate and Vote
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Independent Investigation into Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Independent Investigation into Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing
Sept. 1, 2015 Issue Position: National Security
Aug. 5, 2015 Rep. Defazio Announces Support for Iran Deal
July 14, 2015 Letter to Ashton Carter, Secretary of the United States Department of Defense - End Legal Purgatory with Sick Oregon Veterans
July 9, 2015 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of House Armed Services Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittte,and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member of House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - National Guard
July 9, 2015 Letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Armed Services Committee and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee - Concerns Surrounding the Transfer of Military Property
June 20, 2015 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016
May 18, 2015 DeFazio, Schrader Applaud House Passage of Legislation to Permanently Save Newport Air Station
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Need AUMF for ISIS/ISIL War
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Debate and Vote on ISIS War
April 23, 2015 Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization
Jan. 22, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Transfer of MANPADS to Syrian Combatants
Dec. 5, 2014 The Columbian - Public Lands Big Winners in Defense Bill
Dec. 3, 2014 DeFazio Secures Major Oregon Victories in National Defense Bill
Sept. 17, 2014 The Oregonian - Peter DeFazio votes against arming Syrian rebels, other Oregon House members back Obama plan
Sept. 17, 2014 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sept. 11, 2014 DeFazio Statement on President's Plan to Confront ISIL
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: National Security
Sept. 10, 2013 Statment: DeFazio Reaction to President Obama's Speech on Syrian Intervention
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Reps. Schrader, Defazio, Bluemenauer to President Obama: No Military Action in Syria Without Congressional Authorization
April 17, 2013 Coffman, DeFazio Request Elimination of Funding for the Selective Service System
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 17, 2012 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 DeFazio Rips Conferees For Dropping Pentagon Audit Mandate
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 7, 2011 10th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
July 8, 2011 House Passes DeFazio Amendment to Audit the Pentagon
July 7, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
June 23, 2011 It Is Time to Focus on Nation-Building Here at Home
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 31, 2011 DeFazio Statement on Debt Ceiling Vote
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 6, 2011 Defazio Defends Constitution, Introduces War Powers Bill
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011: House of Representatives
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
June 23, 2010 A New Strategy for a Better Result in Afghanistan
May 27, 2010 The Pentagon Budget
March 10, 2010 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
Jan. 1, 2010 Issue Position: Defense
June 16, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
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