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Latta On The State Of The Union Address

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today issued the following statement regarding the President’s final State of the Union address: “For seven years, this President has let events shape him rather than act to define the events that are having an impact on American families across the country. This is not leadership – it is leading from behind at a time we are under great threat. Tonight, the ... Read more »

Latta Votes to Strengthen Visa Waiver Program, Protect National Security

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today voted in support of H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act. The bill, cosponsored by Latta, was written to assist the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) identify and stop terrorists with Western passports from entering the United States. “The first responsibility of our Federal Government is to keep Americans safe.... Read more »

Latta Votes to Strengthen Refugee Strategy

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), today voted in favor of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act, legislation that strengthens the vetting system for Syrian and Iraqi refugees being admitted to the U.S. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support. “This great nation has a long history of providing safe haven for many of the world's ... Read more »

Latta Sends Letter Urging President to Halt Admission of Syrian, Iraqi Refugees

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) signed a letter to President Obama urging the immediate halt of admissions of refugees from Syria and Iraq into the United States. The bipartisan letter was signed by over a hundred Members of the House of Representatives, and called for admissions of refugees to be suspended until effective vetting and monitoring processes are established, and the Ad... Read more »

Latta on Attacks in Paris

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Congressman Bob Latta (OH-5) released the following statement in response to the attacks in Paris: “The attacks in Paris are an inexplicable tragedy that have all of the characteristics of a coordinated terrorist attack. As Co-Chairman of the Congressional French Caucus, I extend my condolences and prayers to all of the victims, their families, Parisians, and the entire nation of France as we mour... Read more »

Latta: President's Veto Puts National Security at Risk

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), released the following statement on President Obama’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which previously passed the House and Senate: “It is deeply disappointing that the President would limit the ability of our brave servicemen and women to complete current missions, and defend against future threats for the sake of polit... Read more »

Latta on Recent Acts of Terror in Israel

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement in response to the recent spike of terrorist violence against Israeli citizens: “My thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the victims of these violent acts of terror. It is imperative we stand together in fighting terrorism around the globe.” Read more »

#NotOneCent: Latta Supports Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) voted in support of H.R. 3457, The Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support. Rep. Latta is a cosponsor of the bill. H.R. 3457 prohibits the President from providing Iran with sanctions relief – and therefore implementing the recent nuclear agreement – until he certifies to Con... Read more »

Latta Applauds House Armed Services Committee’s Decision to Question Secretary Hagel Regarding Bergdahl Deal

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) today issued the following statement regarding the House Armed Services Committee’s invitation to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to testify before the Committee regarding the deal the Obama Administration negotiated to return Sergeant Bergdahl in exchange for five senior Taliban detainees. The hearing will be held Wednesday, June 11. “Since the Obama Administration h... Read more »

Honoring Our Fallen Military Members

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Each Memorial Day, our nation gathers to remember our fallen service men and women and to give thanks for their heroic, selfless acts for our nation. From wars fought on our own soil, to the wars fought around the world, through their bravery and commitment the United States has prevailed and we remain united. May God bless our service men and women – past and present – and their families for the ... Read more »

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