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FOX NEWS: Reps. McCaul and Chabot: Drones in the wrong hands are a terror threat to Americans

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FOX NEWS: Reps. McCaul and Chabot: Drones in the wrong hands are a terror threat to Americans By: Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) Click here to read on Fox News Opinion. Drones are being used across the U.S. more and more every year for a growing number of constructive purposes. These include shooting videos for TV news and entertainment programs, filming for movie com...

House Passes Chabot Proposals to Bolster School Security

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House Passes Chabot Proposals to Bolster School Security Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act of 2018, by a vote of 407-10. The final version of the legislation is the result of efforts last week between Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL) to synthesize sc...

Chabot Statement on U.S. Commitment to NATO

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), senior Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, released the following statement after the House passed H. Res. 397, reaffirming the United States’ commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s principle of collective defense outlined in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty: “The United States has, and will always have, the ba...

Chabot Introduces Legislation to Preserve Teacher Loan Forgiveness for Military Spouses

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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Westwood) on Thursday introduced bipartisan legislation to eliminate a glitch in the teacher loan forgiveness program that unfairly impacts the spouses of men and women who serve in the military. Joining Chabot as original cosponsors of the legislation, H.R. 2919, the Preserve Teacher Loan Forgiveness for Military Spouses Act, are Elise Stefanik (R-N...

Chabot Statement on Situation in Syria

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), a senior member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, released the following statement on President Trump’s military response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib, Syria: “President Assad’s barbaric attack on innocent civilians demonstrates yet again that he will ignore the global community...

Chabot Condemns Assad Chemical Weapons Attack

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) issued the following statement on Tuesday condemning the chemical weapons attack conducted by the Syrian government in Idlib, Syria: “I was sickened to learn that President Bashar al-Assad conducted yet another chemical weapons attack. This barbaric act took the lives of dozens of innocent civilians, including 11 children. After killing more than ...

Chabot Praises House Action on North Korea

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) issued the following statement Monday evening following passage by the House of Representatives of H.Res. 92, Condemning North Korea's development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes, and H.R. 479, the North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017: “Today, the House sent a clear message to North...

Chabot in The Hill: Putin's Russian: New Cold War or Pest?

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Putin's Russia: New Cold War or Pest? By: Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) The Hill October 24, 2016 In 1962, former Secretary of State Dean Acheson famously said, “Britain has lost an Empire, and not yet found a role.” Similarly, Vladimir Putin’s Russia lost an empire, but needs a crisis in order to find a role. From Moscow’s interventions in Ukraine and Syria, to reports confirmed by several U.S. govern...

Chabot in The Diplomat: Time for a US Pivot on Taiwan Policy

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Time for a US Pivot on Taiwan Policy By Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) The Diplomat October 5, 2016 To paraphrase Aaron Friedberg, former deputy national security advisor to Dick Cheney and professor of politics at Princeton, the Obama administration’s foreign policy pivot (or “rebalancing”) has looked more like an empty slogan than a strategy. The pivot has been a vague combination of policies cherry-p...

Holding the Line in Aleppo?

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Holding the Line in Aleppo By Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) The National Interest August 30, 2016 The image of Omran Daqneesh, a five-year old Syrian boy pulled from a damaged building in rebel-held Aleppo covered in dried blood, has captured the world’s attention. Omran Daqneesh shows us the human cost of failing to enforce red lines. A “red line” is an unequivocal threat designed to get the other sid...

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