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(Washington, D.C.) – On January 5, the United States House of Representatives voted on House Resolution 11, Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and for other purposes. The resolution passed by a vote of 342 to 80. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood), a member of the Foreign Affairs committee, issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 6297, the Iran Sanctions Extension Act:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5631, the Iran Accountability Act of 2016 and H.R. 4992, the United States Financial System Protection Act of 2016:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3662 – the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) co-sponsored legislation authored by fellow Texan and Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Austin). The bill, H.R. 3573 – Refugee Resettlement Oversight and Security Act (H.R. 3573) requires affirmative approval by the House and Senate before any refugees are admitted to the US, and allows Congress to block any inadequate refugee resettlement plan put forward by the President.
“I am continually amazed by the restraint shown on the part of the State of Israel,” said Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood). “Grown from the ashes of the Holocaust with a population the approximate size of the city of Houston, Israel is frequently abandoned by those who call themselves allies, and instead surrounded by those who call for their death.
On Sunday, the President addressed the United Nations to urge action on the Syrian migrant crisis. European countries have seen a deluge of refugees fleeing Syria because of the oppressive Assad regime and ISIL. To quote the late Yogi Berra, “it’s déjà vu all over again.” We’ve been here before. Syrians fearing persecution have been fleeing for years. Now we are seeing a mass exodus and the entire world clamors.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted to approve the Iran Nuclear Agreement (H.R. 3461). The measure failed by a vote of 162 to 269. In voting against approving the Iran Nuclear Deal, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement: