American foreign policy must focus on promoting freedom throughout the world, and building dependable alliances around the world. While foreign aid is a strong tool to incentivize adherence to these values, our nation should never fund countries or organizations that act against our interests.
Our nation has built the largest economy and the strongest military ever known. We must always leverage that strength to accomplish our nation’s goal of fostering peace and free trade around the globe.
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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and awaits the President’s signature.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Military, at the direction of President Trump, took direct action against identified terrorists linked the the Iranian Regime. Two targets were killed in an air strike near Baghdad Airport that include U.S.-designated terrorist Iranian Quds Force General Qassem Soleimani and militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. Both men were responsible for the planning and attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq earlier this week.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) announced his strong support for President Donald Trump’s Phase One trade deal with China, which will require Beijing to purchase U.S farm goods, commit to respecting intellectual property rights, and increase the transparency in their currency and financial services sectors, in exchange for partial relief from American tariffs.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in favor of S. 178, the Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response (UIGHUR) Act. The UIGHUR Act would impose sanctions on Chinese government officials personally responsible for the discriminatory acts and would require export licenses for items that allow China’s government to commit human rights violations.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) today praised the completion of bipartisan negotiations on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This agreement, which will replace NAFTA, had been delayed for a year over Democrat political concerns and labor union opposition.