Tag: Foreign Policy and National Security

Sen. Merkley, Rep. Meeks Issue Statement Calling for Further U.S. Action to Support Rohingya on the Second Anniversary of the Determination of Genocide

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY-05), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) — a member of both the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Senate Appropriations Committee — issued the following statement on the second anniversary of the Rohingya genocide determination and called on the

Merkley, Brown Introduce Legislation Banning LNG Exports to China

Legislation would also ban exports to Russia, Iran, and North Korea Washington, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Ohio’s U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Protecting American Households from Rising Energy Costs Act, legislation that would lower prices for American households by banning the export of crude

Merkley: Netanyahu’s War Campaign Fails to Reflect American Values

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after voting against the Senate’s national security supplemental funding bill: “I have supported getting the emergency supplemental bill to the floor where we could have a robust debate and amendment process on the different elements of the

Merkley Calls on President Biden to Launch “Operation Gaza Rescue”

Senator Jeff Merkley spoke out on the floor of the U.S. Senate, urging President Biden to launch Operation Gaza Rescue—bold, direct action from the United States to stop the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza.   Read Senator Merkley’s op-ed in the Oregonian: https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2024/01/merkley-gaza-needs-a-massive-increase-in-humanitarian-aid-immediately-opinion.html Read more about Senator Merkley’s visit to the

Merkley Files Two Amendments to National Security Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley – a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – unveiled two amendments he has introduced to the national security supplemental funding package being considered by the Senate this week. The amendments address two important issues related to Gaza and the

Merkley: We Must Not Abandon Ukraine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after voting to begin debate on a national security supplemental funding bill: “Ukrainians are fighting and dying on the front lines to defend democracy. They need us now more than ever in the battle against Putin’s tyranny.

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