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Joe Courtney's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' D. Courtney
Office: U.S. House (CT) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Audrey; 2 Children: Robert, Elizabeth
Birth Date: 04/06/1953
Birth Place: West Hartford, CT
Home City: Vernon, CT
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
July 29, 2014 Resolution to Sue the President
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 2, 2014 Courtney: Ukraine Bills will Support Democracy
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Members Sign Resolution Supporting Democratic Aspirations of the People
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
March 19, 2013 Courtney statement on 10-year anniversary of Iraq War
Nov. 20, 2012 Courtney Statement on Israel, Gaza Conflict
May 22, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iranian Nuclear Weapon Capability
May 15, 2012 Praises Armed Services Committee Passage of Defense Authorization Act as Victory for Connecticut Manufacturers, Troops
May 15, 2012 Courtney Statement on President's Trip to Afghanistan
Oct. 22, 2011 Courtney Statement on Drawdown of U.S. Forces in Iraq
June 23, 2011 Courtney's Statement on the President's Afghanistan Speech
June 3, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H. RES. 292, Regarding Deplotment of United States Armed Forces in Libya, and Providing for Consideration of H. CON. RES. 51, Libya War Powers Resolution
May 2, 2011 Courtney Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden
Feb. 11, 2011 Courtney Statement on Resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Dec. 1, 2009 Rep. Courtney's Statement On President Obama's New Strategy For Afghanistan
May 14, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request From The Department Of The Navy
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
Sept. 10, 2008 Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network - " Courtney: Afghanistan Must be Military Priority, CT Public Broadcasting Network"
Sept. 9, 2008 Bush Iraq Announcement Defers Tough National Security Decisions to the Next President
Sept. 9, 2008 Rep. Courtney: Bush Iraq Announcement Defers Tough National Security Decisions to the Next President
Sept. 9, 2008 Rep. Courtney: Bush Iraq Announcement Defers Tough National Security Decisions to the Next President
July 20, 2008 Representative Courtney Responds to President's Acceptance of a "Time Horizon" in Iraq
June 25, 2008 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - China: Recent Security Developments
June 20, 2008 Rep. Courtney Rejects Iraq Supplemental Because without Future Plan, it is Another Blank Check to President
March 24, 2008 Rep. Courtney: "Sad milestone" Is A Reminder of Danger Our Troops Continue to Face in Iraq
March 5, 2008 Rep. Courtney Demands Explanation of Iraq's Embrace of Ahmadinejad's as Iran Arms Insurgents Against U.S. Troops
Jan. 25, 2008 Rep. Courtney Demands Transparency and Consultation In President's Long-term Military Negotiations with Iraq
Oct. 10, 2007 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Security Challenges Involving Pakistan and Policy Implications for the Department of Defense
Sept. 19, 2007 Majority Makers
Sept. 10, 2007 Rep. Courtney Condemns Iraqi Government for Failure to Capitalize on U.S. Troop Surge Intended to Provide ‘Time And Space' for National Reconciliation
July 12, 2007 Discussing The War In Iraq
June 7, 2007 Congressman Courtney Relays Experience in Afghanistan to Congress
May 24, 2007 CT Delegation Demands Accountability on Iraq
March 23, 2007 Rep. Courtney Supports Iraq Supplemental, Change of Direction in Iraq
March 15, 2007 Rep. Courtney: Iraq War End in Sight
Feb. 14, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 23, 2007 Statement of the Hon. Rosa L. DeLauro: President's State of the Union Address
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