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James Risch's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Risch
Office: U.S. Senate (ID) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vicki; 3 Children: James, Jason, Jordan
Birth Date: 05/03/1943
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Boise, ID
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Fifty-two Senators Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 8, 2014 Risch Demands Secretary Kerry Do More to Free Abedini
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cancel All Contracts with Russian Arms Firm
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Assist Peaceful, Democratic Transition in Ukraine
Nov. 15, 2013 Resolution Calling for Release of Pastor Abedini Passes Full Senate
Nov. 13, 2013 Risch Applauds State Department for Finally Designating Boko Haram as Foreign Terrorist Organization
Nov. 8, 2013 Risch Statement on Deal with Iran
Oct. 31, 2013 Risch Applauds the Georgian People on Another Round of Free and Fair Elections
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - United Nations Arms Trade Treaty
Oct. 9, 2013 Risch Meets With President of the Basque Government
Sept. 24, 2013 Senator Risch Comments on Iranian President Rouhani's Speech
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. 24, 2013 Senator Risch Comments on Iranian President Rouhani?s Speech
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iranian Nuclear Program
June 20, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of U.S. Department of State - U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
June 13, 2013 Letter to his Excellency Mohammed Morsi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt - Sentencing of NGO Workers
June 4, 2013 Mikulski, Risch, Murphy Announce Bipartisan Senate Caucus on Poland During Meeting with Polish Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the United States
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 10, 2013 Letter to Chairman Menendez - Hearing on Benghazi
April 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Tibet
Feb. 26, 2013 36 Senators Urge EU to Eliminate Loophole in Iran Sanctions
Dec. 21, 2012 Passage of the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act
Dec. 11, 2012 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Urging European Union to Sanction Hezbollah for Terrorism and Syria Human Rights Abuses
Nov. 30, 2012 Treaties Must Not Harm America's Sovereignty
Nov. 16, 2012 Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Israel Passes U.S. Senate Unanimously
Oct. 2, 2012 Sens. Shaheen and Risch Monitor Successful Georgian Elections
Sept. 20, 2012 Senate Leadership
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
June 15, 2012 Risch, Cornyn, Durbin, Boxer, Ayotte, Gillibrand, Menendez Condemn Russian Support of Assad Regime
March 7, 2012 Bipartisan Group of Senators Reaffirm Principles for Negotiations with Iran
Feb. 17, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 6, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State United States Department of State
Aug. 4, 2011 Letter to Secretary Vilsack and Ambassador Kirk
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to the President
May 31, 2011 Risch Meets With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Reaffirms Israeli's Committment to Peace
May 26, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
April 15, 2011 Gillibrand-Risch Resolution Urging U.N. To Retract Flawed Goldston Report Passes U.S. Senate
March 29, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
March 28, 2011 Statement on President's Libya Address
March 11, 2011 Letter to His Excellency Minh Triet Nguyen, President, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Feb. 11, 2011 Risch Comments on Mubarak Resignation
Dec. 22, 2010 Risch Opposes START Treaty
Sept. 16, 2010 Risch Rejects New START
April 13, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary Of State
March 24, 2010 Senators Announce Formation of Global Internet Freedom Caucus
March 18, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
March 2, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
Dec. 3, 2009 Risch Questions Administration on Afghanistan Troop Surge
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