Foreign Affairs Subcommittees to Convene Hearing on Implications of Bergdahl Exchange

Press Release
***See important planning note/RSVP requirement for media*** Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, announced that on Wednesday June 18 they will convene a hearing to examine the implications […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on President Obama’s Iraq Remarks

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued this statement following President Obama’s South Lawn remarks on Iraq: “While the crisis in Iraq is ultimately up to Iraqis to solve, the United States has vital national security interests at stake. “This is a region in chaos.  […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on the Terrorist Advance in Iraq

Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to the terrorist advance in Iraq, led by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS): “Given past U.S. sacrifices, it’s devastating to see terrorist groups taking over large cities in Iraq and […]
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VOA Union Supports Chairman Royce Efforts to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, welcomed recent support from the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, the Union representing Voice of America (VOA) workers, for H.R. 4490. The bipartisan legislation reforms U.S. international broadcasting and recently passed the Committee unanimously. Chairman Royce and […]
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Tackling dementia beyond our borders

Op-Ed
Most of us know of a family member, friend or loved one who suffers or suffered the slow ravages of Alzheimer’s disease, or know someone who has cared for an Alzheimer’s patient. Those who don’t likely will soon, because cases are skyrocketing, and there is no cure or even effective treatment. While the U.S. has been a leader and has launched a national effort, a broader effort is needed to take on this monstrous disease that takes no prisoners. Alzheimer’s is fatal and knows no borders.
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UPDATED: Look Ahead — Week of June 9 – 13

Press Release
**Note: Wednesday’s Subcommittee Markup has been postponed and will be rescheduled.** Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced the following upcoming Committee events:   Tuesday, June 10   Subcommittee Hearing: The State Department's Counterterrorism Bureau: Budget, Programs, and Evaluation   2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June […]
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