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.
- H.R. 6136, Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 - The purpose of this bill is “To amend the immigration laws and provide for border security, and for other purposes.” Although this bill failed to pass in the House, we regard Jason Lewis’s support of it as a notable vote against progressive values. Why This Bill Is Against Our Values: “These bills [H.R. 6136, H.R. […]
- H.R. 5515, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 - This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget authority, which is provided in subsequent appropriations legislation. Why This Bill Is Against Our Values: “Democrats were largely united in opposition to the new tactical nuclear weapons, warning they […]
- H. R. 4324, Strengthening Oversight of Iran’s Access to Finance Act. - To require the Secretary of the Treasury to make certifications with respect to United States and foreign financial institutions’ aircraft-related transactions involving Iran, and for other purposes. Why Jason Lewis’ vote conflicts with our values. “These reports are intended to prevent the U.S. from allowing Iran to purchase commercial airliners which is allowed under the […]
- H. R. 3697, Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act - This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make an alien: (1) inadmissible if a consular officer, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), or the Department of Justice (DOJ) knows or has reason to believe that such person is or has been a member of a criminal gang or has participated in criminal gang […]
- H. R. 3326, World Bank Accountability Act of 2017. - “This bill — known as the World Bank Accountability Act — would authorize the appropriation of about $3.3 billion over the 2018-2020 period for the United States’ share of the 18th replenishment of the International Development Association (IDA), which is part of the World Bank. The Secretary of the Treasury would be required to withhold […]
- H. R. 1638, Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act - This bill requires the Department of the Treasury, in furtherance of efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, money laundering, or related illicit finance and to make financial institutions’ required compliance with remaining sanctions more easily understood, to submit within 270 days and annually thereafter for the next two years a report regarding: the funds […]