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California Republican ‘Very Concerned’ About Cuts to State Dept.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) said Tuesday he is “very concerned” by reports that President Donald Trump plans to propose budget cuts to the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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Royce Wants New Sanctions on Iran for Terrorist Travel Violation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, pushed for new sanctions against the Iranian regime following news that Iran’s Quds Force commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani defied a United Nations resolution forbidding him from leaving his country.

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Rep. Ed Royce Seeks to Block Cash Ransoms to Iran

On Tuesday, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) introduced legislation to prevent and ensure that the United States will never again makes ransom payments, or other cash payouts, to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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EXCLUSIVE – Ed Royce: Obama Robbed the Iranian People

BEVERLY HILLS — Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) said the Obama Administration essentially robbed the Iranian people of their chance at freedom from the oppressive theocratic regime, citing a missed opportunity during the Islamic Republic’s 2009 presidential election.

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House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Blasts Obama’s ‘Tilt Towards Iran’

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) appeared on CNN to discuss the Obama administration’s tilt away from America’s traditional Saudi ally and towards Iran. Royce suggested this escalation is fueling a divide between the Sunnis and Shiites, as continued violence spills over borders in the region.


Congress Defies Obama on Iran Missile Sanctions

President Barack Obama strategically backpedalled from his vows to impose sanctions against Iran after they violated international law by conducting two missile tests, thus failing to deliver on his promise to work with Congress on this issue.

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Royce: Obama ‘Whitewashing’ Iran Deal Revelations

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) is blasting the Obama administration for “whitewashing” information on a potentially nuclear Iran because the revelations could damage the controversial Iran deal.

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Royce Applauds Resolution Condemning Palestinian Hatred

On Monday, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) applauded the House of Representatives for passing a bipartisan resolution condemning the Palestinian Authority (PA) for incitement.

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Royce Slams ‘Side Deal’ Allowing Iran to Inspect Itself

Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, responded to news that a side deal between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will allow Iran to use its own experts, instead of international inspectors, to test potential nuclear sites.

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Royce, Sherman Hit Kerry over Iran Deal at Hearing

On Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on the Iran nuclear accords before the House Foreign Affairs Committee as Congress deliberates whether they will vote to overturn what is largely seen as a “bad deal.”

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Experts Warn Royce, House About Iran Nuclear Deal

The House Foreign Affairs Committee hosted experts on the Middle East on Thursday to examine the new Iran deal and its consequences for U.S. national security and foreign policy. Committee chair Ed Royce (R-CA) put the question to expert witnesses and fellow representatives: “[A]re temporary constraints on Iran’s nuclear program worth the price of permanent sanctions relief?”

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Royce: U.S. Must Help Tunisia Secure Its Borders

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) responded to the news of a terrorist attack Wednesday that killed 20 in a museum in Tunisia by calling for the United States to provide greater support.

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SOTU: Royce Hits Weakness In Obama’s Foreign Policy

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address on Tuesday evening and set a record with the amount of times he threatened to veto Republican bills over the course of his final two years in office. While Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst delivered the official Republican rebuttal, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) issued a response of his own, focusing on foreign policy.

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