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Patrick Leahy's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Office: U.S. Senate (VT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 3, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James N. Mattis and Mike Pompeo - Regarding Return To Ineffective, Immoral Policies On Torture & Detention
Feb. 2, 2017 Senators Introduce Legislation to Codify Membership on National Security Council
Dec. 20, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Department of Homeland Security - Immigration Parole Practices Following Fraud and Overreach
Dec. 14, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Refugee Vetting for Ohio State Attacker Missed Signs of Possible Link to Terrorism
Dec. 13, 2016 SENATORS CALL FOR NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE ESTIMATE OF RUSSIAN TAMPERING IN U.S. ELECTION, REQUEST CONFIRMATION OF JUSTICE DEPT. INVESTIGATION
Dec. 9, 2016 Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016
Dec. 9, 2016 Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016
Oct. 29, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General, and the Hon. James Comey, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation - Answers on FBI Review Of Recently Identified Emails
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika
July 26, 2016 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice; James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Grassley, Leahy Press Federal Investigators on Breach of Democratic National Committee
July 14, 2016 Lofgren and Leahy Lead Bicameral Introduction Of Refugee Protection Act
July 7, 2016 Leahy, Sanders, Welch: Vermont Nets $1.3 Million For Super-Size Culvert Under U.S. Route 7 In Brandon, In Latest Post-Irene Mitigation Grant From FEMA
June 30, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Leahy, Hearing on "Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security"
June 30, 2016 Opening Statement Of Senator Leahy At Judiciary Committee Oversight Hearing With DHS Secretary Johnson
June 28, 2016 Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy before Judiciary Subcommittee on "Willful Blindness: Consequences of Agency Efforts To Deemphasize Radical Islam in Combating Terrorism"
June 28, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Leahy, Hearing on "Willful Blindness: Consequences of Agency Efforts To Deemphasize Radical Islam in Combating Terrorism"
June 22, 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
June 21, 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
June 15, 2016 Mass Shooting in Orlando
June 8, 2016 Senator Leahy Speaks In Support Of The Reed Amendment To The Defense Authorization Bill, Providing An Additional $18 Billion In Non-Defense Spending, To Match Additional $18 Billion In Defense Spending Under The McCain Amendment
May 18, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Syrian Refuge Resettlement
May 10, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Ranking Member Leahy's Statement on "Oversight and Reauthorization of the FISA Amendment Act: The Balance Between National Security, Privacy and Civil Liberties"
April 4, 2016 Joint Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Bernie Sanders And Congressman Peter Welch On The Air Force's Announcement About F-35A Stationing At Burlington International Airport
March 9, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Opening Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy - Department of Justice Oversight Hearing
Feb. 25, 2016 Plan to Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility
Feb. 23, 2016 Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senate National Guard Caucus Breakfast
Feb. 23, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary - Opening Statement of Sen. Patrick Leahy - Hearing on "The Unaccompanied Children Crisis: Does the Administration Have a Plan to Stop the Border Surge and Adequately Monitor the Children?"
Feb. 11, 2016 Leahy & Collins Unveil Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Illegal Straw Purchasing and Firearms Trafficking
Feb. 11, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Visa Waiver Program for Dual Nationals
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Jan. 28, 2016 Leahy Backs Legislation To Protect Vermont Businesses From Trade Secret Theft
Jan. 20, 2016 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), on Consideration of the "American SAFE Act"
Jan. 20, 2016 American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed
Jan. 14, 2016 Comment of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee, On Transferring Detainees from the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay
Jan. 12, 2016 Comments Of Senator Patrick Leahy About The President's Focus In His State Of The Union Message
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: First Responders and Law Enforcement
Dec. 15, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Cut Spending on Nuclear Weapons
Dec. 10, 2015 Senate Judiciary Committee Adopts Leahy Amendment Confirming that the U.S. "Must Not Bar Individuals…Based on Their Religion"
Dec. 9, 2015 Senate Democrats Offer Plan To Enhance National Security And Defeat ISIS
Dec. 9, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Leahy, Hearing on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Dec. 9, 2015 Opening Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy -- SJC Oversight Hearing with FBI Director Comey
Dec. 8, 2015 Combat ISIS and Protect and Secure The United States Act of 2015
Dec. 7, 2015 Leahy Statement on America's History of Religious Tolerance and Respect for Personal Freedoms
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader - Scheduling Votes on the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act
Nov. 24, 2015 Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Speaker Ryan - Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists
Nov. 20, 2015 Our Enemy Is ISIS, Not Refugees Fleeing ISIS
Nov. 19, 2015 The Anniversary of Executive Action on Immigration
Nov. 19, 2015 Senate Floor Remarks of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) As he And Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) Object to the Sudden Bid by Senator Cruz to Bring his Anti-Refugee Bill to an Immediate Senate Vote
Nov. 18, 2015 Comment Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On the Need to Support Refugees Fleeing Violence
Nov. 10, 2015 Relating to Provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014
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