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Mario Diaz-Balart's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Mario Diaz-Balart
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 25, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 25
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tia; 1 Child: Cristian
Birth Date: 09/25/1961
Birth Place: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Aug. 31, 2013 Diaz-Balart Responds to President Obama's Announcement to Seek Congressional Authorization
Aug. 30, 2013 Diaz-Balart: Any Military Action in Syria Must Have Congressional Authorization
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 14, 2013 House Adopts Bipartisan Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
Oct. 5, 2011 Roll Call - Diaz-Balart and Sires: Strong Model Building Codes Equal Disaster Defense
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
Dec. 15, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2965, Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
June 23, 2010 Diaz-Balart Questions McChrystal's Reasoning Behind Criticism of Obama
May 28, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
March 4, 2009 Letter to President Barak Obama, President of the United States
Feb. 19, 2009 Diaz-Balart Visits Iraq: Meets With U.S. Troops, Iraqi Officials
July 23, 2008 Diaz-Balart Meets With Colombian Defense Minister, Urges Free Trade Agreement
April 16, 2008 Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008
Sept. 14, 2007 Squadron Assigned to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Diaz-Balart Praises Air Force Decision
May 24, 2007 House Finally Passes Funding for Troops
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 23, 2007 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Reacts to State of the Union
Oct. 17, 2006 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Applauds Signing of Terrorist Tribunal Law
Oct. 9, 2006 Diaz-Balart Urges World Leaders to Address Danger Posed by North Korea
Sept. 7, 2006 Republican House Members Applaud Progress of Iraqi Government
June 15, 2006 Message From the Senate
May 17, 2006 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
Dec. 20, 2005 Diaz-Balart Secures $5.35 Million in Defense Spending Bill
Dec. 20, 2005 Diaz-Balart Secures $1 Million for FGCU in Defense Spending Bill
Dec. 6, 2005 Diaz-Balart Blasts Dean for Doom-and-Gloom Defeatism
Dec. 5, 2005 Congressman Diaz-Balart Returns from CODEL Trip to Afghanistan
Nov. 18, 2005 House Rejects Withdrawing Troops from Iraq
Nov. 9, 2005 Diaz-Balart Appointed as Conferee for Coast Guard Reauthorization
June 28, 2005 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Honors One-Year Anniversary of Handover of Iraq to Iraqis
March 17, 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
Sept. 30, 2004 CNBC Capital Report - Transcript
Sept. 23, 2004 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Praises Allawi, Calls Kerry the 'Defeatist Candidate'
Aug. 10, 2004 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Applauds Nomination of Goss as New CIA Director
May 25, 2004 Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Applauds President's Speech, Chides Democrat Complaints
May 17, 2004 Nerve Agent Artillery Shells Found in Iraq
March 11, 2004 Republicans Have Focused on Results
Issue Position: Defense/Homeland Security
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