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WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) sent the following letter Wednesday to members of Congress demanding a full Select Committee investigation of the Sept. 11, 2012 killings of four Americans by terrorists in a coordinated attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
It has been one year since terrorists killed an American ambassador and three other U.S. citizens in a coordinated attack.
WASHINGTON -- With President Barack Obama addressing the nation tonight before he asks Congress for permission to attack Syria Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36,) a member of House Foreign Affairs Committee, is offering him a deal.
While opposed to the planned attack, Stockman will switch and vote for the resolution only if Obama will honestly answer several questions about it.
CAIRO – Congressman Steve Stockman, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement Friday afternoon:
“After meeting with interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour and Army Chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo I am disappointed the largest Muslim country in the region has not been asked to participate or even consulted regarding possible United States action against Syria.
“This is yet another clear indication of the failure of Barack Obama to plan and build an international coalition.”
Stockman in Abu Dhabi: Obama does not currently have the votes for a Syrian strike
Congressman Steve Stockman and other Members of Congress sent the following letter to House Speaker John Boehner urging him to support Stockman's discharge petition to vote on creating a Select Committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman today formally announced his intentions to file a discharge petition to force a vote on creating a House Select Committee to investigate White House actions regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist killings of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman filed a discharge petition last week to force a vote of the U.S. House on establishing a Select Committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 killings of four Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya by a mob of terrorists.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision Wednesday dismissing the challenge to the indefinite detention provision of the FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The case is Hedges v. Obama, Docket Nos. 12-1376 and 12-3644. http://tinyurl.com/oq6wbhs
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) will seek to force a vote in Congress on creating a select committee to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Following the cancellation of a House hearing this week on the Benghazi attacks, Rep. Stockman announced his intention to file a discharge petition to force a vote on Rep. Frank Wolf’s H. Res. 36, which would establish a Select Committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks.
PASADENA -- Congressman Steve Stockman and other members of the Texas congressional delegation will hold a Service Academy Day informational event on Sat. June 8.
The event is for students, parents, counselors and educators interested in service as an officer in the United States armed forces.
The event will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at San Jacinto College, 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena.