Congressman Steve Stockman

Representing the 36th District of Texas

Foreign Affairs

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Nov 13, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Over the past month there have been a growing number of terrorist attacks in Israel. On October 22, a terrorist intentionally drove his car into a crowded light rail stop in Jerusalem, killing two people, including an American three month old baby, and injuring seven.

Nov 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman released the following statement Monday:

25 years ago this week, the world celebrated as the great symbol of the Cold War and Communist tyranny fell.  In a day, people rejoiced and crossed the Wall at will, and the opening was irreversible. Freedom won and today, the Berlin Wall is but a line in the pavement.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

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.”

Sep 9, 2014 Press Release

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.

Sep 9, 2014 Press Release

> ‘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.

Aug 29, 2014 Press Release

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:

Aug 19, 2014 Press Release

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.”

Jul 17, 2014 Press 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.

Jul 17, 2014 Press Release

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.

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Jul 8, 2014 Press Release

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.