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  • Rohrabacher's Floor Speech in Opposition to Foreign Aid to Communist China
    May 16, 2012 - Rep. Dana Rohrabacher May 16th, 2012 House Floor Speech in Opposition to Communist China as the Largest Foreign Holder of U.S. Debt Mr. Speakers. I rise today to call attention to the millions of public dollars we have spent, and are spending, in the form of foreign aid to the People’s Republic of C... More
  • Rohrabacher's Floor Speech Regarding Advanced Nuclear Reactors
    Jul 14, 2011 - By: Dana Rohrabacher Date: July 14, 2011 Location: Washington, DC BREAK IN TRANSCRIPT Mr. ROHRABACHER. Mr. Chairman, I rise in support of my amendment which would require that the amount provided for in title 17 of the Energy and Water development appropriations bill for loan guarantees for advanced... More
  • Floor Statement on H.R. 5866
    Nov 30, 2010 - I rise in support of H.R. 5866. Nuclear power has been a cornerstone of American domestic energy policy for decades, and it could have had great positive impact if we had not succumbed to irrational attacks by environmental radicals – who seem to oppose any source of energy. They ended up costing us... More
  • Support for Afghanistan War Supplemental Amendments 4 and 5
    Jul 1, 2010 - Mr. ROHRABACHER. Yes, there are snowballs in hell. I rise in support of amendments 4 and 5. I do so with a heavy heart, as I deeply appreciate the Americans whose lives are in danger in Afghanistan. They are there to protect us against the radical forces of Islam, which used Afghanistan as a base of... More
  • Transcript: Rohrabacher's statement on Burma
    Apr 20, 2010 - I rise to draw attention to the on-going plight of the people of Burma, now referred to as Myanmar. Shortly after the Second World War, Burma was granted its Independence from Great Britain. With Democratic institutions in place, rich natural resources, and an educated population, it was expected th... More
  • Rohrabacher's statement on H. Res. 252, Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide Resolution
    Mar 4, 2010 - Let me note that I personally would have preferred that this resolution not be brought up. It is about events that took place almost 100 years ago, it is about a crime committed by a government of a country, the Ottoman Empire, that hasn’t existed for nearly 100 years. It is about a crime in which t... More
  • Congressman Rohrabacher expresses his opposition on the House floor to the Democrat health care proposal
    Nov 7, 2009 - This attempt at sliding Americans into dependence on a government-controlled health care system brings bait & switch to a new low. We have heard about the flaws of our current healthcare system, high costs, lack of portability, lose a job—lose health insurance, discrimination of those with preexisti... More
  • Rohrabacher floor speech against increased aid to Pakistan
    Sep 30, 2009 - More to come. More
  • Floor Speech: Patent Reform
    Jul 14, 2009 - Mr. Speaker, as I stand here on the floor of the House tonight and after hearing this fine presentation and thinking about all the things that are going on in Washington right now, I am reminded of the television series ‘‘The Twilight Zone.’’ These days, I half expect Rod Serling to appear from behi... More
  • Rohrabacher's statement on Uighur Nationalism
    Jun 16, 2009 - A Defense Intelligence Agency expert on Chinese counterintelligence operations once said that “it is the mother’s milk of counterintelligence to create phony political organizations.” He stated also that the Chinese are especially good at it and utilize this method in order to know who to watch and ... More