U.S. House of Representatives

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 00:00
It is our responsibility to make sure the world knows full well what is happening in Venezuela, and that the Venezuelan government is accountable for these blatant violations of universal democratic principles.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 14:45
This move is nothing more than a power grab. I will continue to support Georgia's sovereignty and urge my colleagues to do the same.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:00
I would like to respectfully request the U.S. government immediately reduce by at least 10% our oil imports from Venezuela.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 09:20
In particular, we urge you to support membership for Montenegro and Macedonia at this year's summit, to encourage continued progress in implementing the Membership Action Plan (MAP) for Bosnia-Herzegovina, and to advocate granting a Membership Action Plan (MAP) to Georgia.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 00:00
As a U.S. Congressman, I am also disturbed by the possibility that U.S. intelligence or defense agencies might have unwittingly provided support to the so-called "Andromeda" operation, either directly or indirectly, through funds, equipment, tra
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 13:09
I welcome the signing of a cessation of hostilities agreement in South Sudan. The people of South Sudan worked too long and fought too hard to have this young nation fall back into violence, and I hope that this agreement will be a critical first step to building a lasting peace.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:34
“As noted by our hearing title – South Sudan’s Broken Promise? – the pledge the government of South Sudan made to its people and the world may be slipping away. In recent weeks, a political power struggle and outbreak of fighting has led to the loss of thousands of lives. Hundreds of thousands of Sudanese have been displaced. With both sides digging in their heels, there is no end in sight.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 00:00
The reality is that a multi-year and multi-billion dollar commitment, borne of the generosity of the American people, calls for ongoing vigilance --- both in terms of accountability as well as policy direction, and I believe H.R. 3509 goes a significant w
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 00:00
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to remind us that it has been 4 years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti , killing more than 300,000 people and displacing more than 2 million Haitians.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 00:00
Cholera has killed over 8,400 Haitians and sickened over 689,000; hundreds of thousands of Haitians have little or no access to potable water or basic health services; Haiti is facing an impending food crisis; and the children are suffering, according