Tag: Dana Rohrabacher

Dana Rohrabacher Is Still a ‘No’ on Republican Tax Reform Bill

Conservative Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) is still voting “no” on the Republican party’s new tax reform bill, even though party leaders have attempted to make adjustments to bring reluctant members from California and New York on board ahead of a vote on the final bill in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Rohrabacher Loses Top Aide Over Russia Ties

Paul Behrends, a top aide to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and staff director for his House Foreign Affairs subcommittee, was fired on Wednesday after several news reports revealed his alleged ties with pro-Russia lobbyists.

Rohrabacher Treasurer Arrested for Embezzling $300k

A former campaign committee treasurer who volunteered on Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)’s re-election committee was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion that he stole over $200,000 from Rorhrabacher’s campaign chest and embezzled more than $80,000 from a former employer.


Maher: Some GOP Views on Abortion Are ‘Terrorist-y’

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher argued that some Republican presidential candidates have “terrorist-y” abortion views on Friday. Maher, after arguing that Hillary Clinton wasn’t comparing Republican candidates to terrorists, said, “considering that there are now three — and by

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Bi-Partisan Bill To Preserve Redistricting Commission Maps, if SCOTUS Tosses

In response to an anticipated ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States in Arizona State Legislature vs. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, which could very well strike down the creation of independent redistricting commissions in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Jersey and Washington State, two members of Congress from California, Repupblican Dana Rohrabacher of Costa Mesa and Democrat Alan Lowenthal of Long Beach, yesterday introduced H.R. 2501, the Citizens’ Districts Preservation Act.

GOP Rep: Spending Billions to Stop Marijuana Use ‘Ridiculous’

Monday on Newsmax TV’s “MidPoint,” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) said it is “ridiculous” local law enforcement is trying to stop people” from smoking a weed in their backyard,” arguing the real gateway drug is “beer.” Arguing the founding fathers would

Congress Ends Federal Medical Marijuana Ban

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) — The federal spending bill passed last week is full of buried provisions, allocations and defunding in its more than 1,600 pages. One of the quieter add-ins was a measure that essentially ends the federal ban

Obama's Jekyll and Hyde Routine

Obama's Jekyll and Hyde Routine

A little over halfway through President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington started clapping tentatively. Obama was inviting the GOP to come to the table with its ideas on health care.

Rep. Rohrabacher: NSA Leaker 'Was Being Loyal to the Rest of Us'

Rep. Rohrabacher: NSA Leaker 'Was Being Loyal to the Rest of Us'

Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) said accused NSA leaker Edward Snowden “was being loyal to the rest of us” on Sunday’s broadcast of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. The video of Rohrabacher was played after Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) said Snowden “undermined America’s security” and

Rohrabacher: 'Quiet Diplomacy' on Afridi not Working

Rohrabacher: 'Quiet Diplomacy' on Afridi not Working

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) charged today that the Obama administration’s “quiet diplomacy” on behalf of jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi is “not working” and that more aggressive measures should be taken. “The U.S. Ambassador should be recalled and legislation should

Rohrabacher: Administration Lied to American People About Benghazi

Rohrabacher: Administration Lied to American People About Benghazi

On Thursday, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) accused the Obama administration of lying to the public during the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing to investigate the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Lybia.  In that hearing, Rohrabacher said pointedly: “The administration