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WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) Tuesday filed legislation blocking the Obama administration’s funding of the joint Palestinian Authority-HAMAS interim government.
The “Stop Funding Terrorism Act” blocks “any direct United States assistance, loan guarantee, or debt relief to the Palestinian Authority, or any affiliated governing entity or leadership organization.” It is the House companion to Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) “Stand With Israel Act.”
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman last week issued a letter to the White House urging President Barack Obama to levy sanctions on the Russian government in response to its invasion of Ukraine, and to supply Ukraine with the means to defend itself.
“Vladimir Putin will not stop at Ukraine, and Poland and the Baltic States have no realistic means by which to defend themselves. It is our geopolitical strategic interest to act now, before Eastern Europe is under a Russian thumb,” writes Stockman.
> ‘If Democrats think political spending is a threat to the nation, they can start by returning the tens of millions they pocket each year from a supporter of international terrorists’
WASHINGTON -- In the same week in which Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid seeks to ban political spending by Americans who advocate limited government, one of the Democrat Party’s biggest funders is celebrating five convicted international terrorists, Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) revealed Tuesday.
Washington - The Middle East is on fire and being overrun by radical Islam. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is on the march, Libya is burning, and Hamas is attacking Israeli civilians. The world is looking for leadership at this difficult time. Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are spearheading the effort to defeat radical Islam in the region.
Congressman Stockman made the following statement Friday:
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) released the following statement Tuesday morning:
On June 5th I sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking whether any compensation was provided by anyone to the Haqqani terrorist network in exchange for the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal.
Yesterday I received a response from Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs Elizabeth King. Secretary King states “ we (the U.S. Government) did not pay any money to secure Sergeant Bergdahl’s release.”
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36,) a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent the following letter Thursday to the ambassadors of Malaysia and Ukraine:
Ambassadors Jamaluddin and Motsyk,
Innocent men, women and children from nations across the world were killed today by militants dedicated to aggression and occupation in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36,) a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement Thursday:
The tragic targeting of a civilian airliner is a deadly reminder of the cold brutality of Russia’s illegal occupation. Putin should immediately withdraw all forces from Ukraine, relinquish all claims over Ukranian and Crimean territory and hand over any and all troops who have committed war crimes. Russia should also relinquish the plane’s flight data recorders and hand them over to a neutral third party.
WASHINGTON—Besides introducing H. Res. 612, which would require President Obama to impose sanctions on Mexico until Sgt. Tahmooressi is released, Congressman Stockman has turned to Twitter to help raise awareness for the marine held in Mexico.
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steve Stockman issued the following statement Friday:
Last Thursday I issued a letter to the President Barack Obama asking if he authorized any form of financial compensation to the Haqqani terrorist network in exchange for Marine Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Specifically, I asked “Did you or anyone authorized by or associated with your Administration, authorize any form of compensation, direct or third party, in exchange for Bergdahl?”
WASHINGTON, DC - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on the situation in Iraq:
“Both Congress and the Pentagon have been warning the White House about the worsening situation in Iraq, but for months it has done almost nothing. It’s long past time for the president to lay out a plan for how we can reverse the momentum and spread of terrorism in Iraq and a region that is critical to U.S. national interests.”