Defense and National Security

Defense and National Security

Ensuring the strength and readiness of the United States Armed Forces is one of the primary responsibilities of Congress.

We are living in perilous times, and I will never underestimate the seriousness of the threats we face from foreign nations that seek to harm Americans, such as terrorist organizations, including the Islamic State and Hezbollah.

In the 21st Century, these threats rarely appear in the form of armored vehicles and regular armies – instead choosing to attack America and its allies with guerilla tactics and cyber warfare. A strong America must always maintain its conventional military edge, while continuing to invest in emerging technologies to confront our opponents on new frontiers.

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More on Defense and National Security

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court voted unanimously (9-0) to lift the injunction on President Trump’s travel ban from countries identified as heightened terrorism risks, allowing it to immediately go into effect.
Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after honoring four students who received appointments to the United States Service Academies on June 2nd in Oroville, CA.
May 26, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed eight pieces of legislation to combat child abuse and exploitation.
Oct 25, 2016 Press Release
Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement on veterans being ordered to repay bonuses offered as an incentive for service as reported by the Los Angeles Times:
Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) voted to override President Obama’s veto of S. 2040, the Justice Against State Sponsors of Terrorism Act.
Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
The House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) cosponsored to safeguard Social Security numbers and prevent identity theft.
Jun 6, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Doug LaMalfa announced today that he will recognize 7 students who received appointments to the United States Service Academies on June 6th, in Oroville.
May 19, 2016 Press Release
Rep. LaMalfa today released the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 5243, the Zika Response Appropriations Act of 2016.
Apr 29, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today voted for a measure he was an original co-sponsor of, the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699), which passed the House of Representatives 418-0.
Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. LaMalfa today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s proposed executive actions regarding the Second Amendment:

“Rather than improving public safety, the most significant outcome of the President’s plan is to force more law-abiding Americans to pay government fees to exercise their Constitutional rights. If that isn’t emblematic of the entire Obama administration, I don’t know what is.

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