Congressman Steve Stockman

Representing the 36th District of Texas

Foreign Affairs

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Mar 20, 2014
Blog Post

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced that on Tuesday, March 25, he will convene a hearing to examine the geopolitical potential of U.S. energy resources.  The hearing, entitled “The Geopolitical Potential of the U.S. Energy Boom”, will begin at 10 a.m. ET.

Following the Russian military aggression against Ukraine, Chairman Royce has been a vocal proponent of the United States taking steps to increase energy exports to reduce Vladimir Putin’s strategic leverage.  

Sep 18, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-TX 36) issued the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

All Americans owe House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce a deep debt of gratitude for his relentless pursuit for answers regarding the Obama administration’s response to the fatal Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

Congressman Frank Wolf should also be thanked for introducing H. Res. 36 to create a Select Committee with the power and authority to fully investigate the crime and the Obama administration’s handling of the matter.

Sep 11, 2013
Press Release

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.

Dear Colleague:

It has been one year since terrorists killed an American ambassador and three other U.S. citizens in a coordinated attack.

Sep 10, 2013
Press Release

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.

Sep 6, 2013
Press Release

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.”

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Sep 4, 2013
Press Release

Stockman in Abu Dhabi: Obama does not currently have the votes for a Syrian strike

Aug 20, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and its Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, released the following statement Tuesday:

“Both Israel and Saudi Arabia, important allies of the United States in the Middle East, have asked President Obama to remain neutral in the ongoing conflict in Egypt.

“Obama’s decision to cut off support to the Egyptian military trying to preserve order is not in the best interests of the region.

Aug 2, 2013
Press Release

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.

Jul 30, 2013
Blog Post

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on Zimbabwe’s upcoming elections, scheduled for July 31:

“Robert Mugabe has mercilessly ruled over the people of Zimbabwe for 33 years. For more than three decades the government systemically suppressed opposition voices, promoted corruption at the highest levels, and destroyed the economy.