National Security and Foreign Affairs

From the DFL Party Platform: “We recognize the intertwined relationship between national security and international policy. We believe in a foreign policy that strives for international cooperation, supports human rights, and respects international justice. Such a policy will have the effect of restoring American leadership in world affairs and thereby greatly enhancing the security of our borders as well as the safety of our citizens at home and abroad.” Here is supportive legislation sponsored/cosponsored by CD2’s Representative, Angie Craig.

H. R. 6829, EMPIL-DOC Act.

Full Title: Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act. Summary: To authorize funding for a bilateral cooperative program with Israel for the development of health technologies with…

H. R. 1383, Vietnam Human Rights Act.

Summary: This bill amends various reporting requirements related to foreign assistance and human rights. It also authorizes various aid programs related to Vietnam. In its annual reports to Congress on human…

H. R. 3252, Global Respect Act.

Summary: This bill imposes visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex…

H. R. 2214, NO BAN Act.

Full Title: National Origin-Based Anti-discrimination for Nonimmigrants Act. Summary: This bill imposes limitations on the President’s authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential…

H. Res. 189, Recognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development’s commitment to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral nutrition strategy.

Summary: Recognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development’s commitment to global nutrition through…

H. R. 2829, AUMF Clarification Act.

Summary: To clarify that Congress has not provided authorization for the use of military force against Iran. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 6/21/19. STATUS: Introduced 5/17/19 by…

H. R. 372, Honoring Our Fallen TSA Officers Act.

Summary: This bill extends public safety officers’ death benefits to Transportation Security Administration employees performing official duties related to protecting the nation’s transportation systems. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig…