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Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations The Right To Appeal Act—Continued May 19, 2015
James Inhofe, R-OK
"Trade with Africa is important because many of the world’s fastest growing economies are in Africa. According to an analysis that was done for The Economist magazine, six of the world’s fastest growing economies were in sub-Saharan Africa in the 10 years it has been in effect."
African Growth And Opportunity Act May 6, 2015
Johnny Isakson, R-GA
"Africa is the continent of the 21st century for the United States of America, with 1.5 billion mouths to feed, a number of votes at the United Nations, in terms of the African countries, but most importantly, it has the rarest earth minerals and the natural resources so important to us and the rest of the world. Africa is a gold mine waiting to be mined. But it is not one that we abuse, like the Chinese are abusing it. It is one where we share in prosperity."
Refugee And Migrant Deaths In The Mediterranean Sea April 23, 2015
Benjamin Cardin, D-MD
"Europe, facing conflicts to its south in Libya, east in Ukraine, and southeast in Syria, Iraq and the Horn of Africa, is currently seeing the largest numbers of refugees and migrants arriving by boat across the Mediterranean. To confront this enormous challenge, European Council President Donald Tusk called on member states on Monday, April 20, to meet their funding commitments for Trident, the European Union’s, EU, naval operation in the Mediterranean. EU leaders also agreed to meet on Thursday, April 23, to consider increasing resources for rescue operations and the 10-point action plan on migration proposed by the Joint Foreign Affairs and Home Council."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2016 March 24, 2015
Duncan Hunter, R-CA
"We have things going off all over right now. Africa is gone. The Middle East is gone and going. Eastern Europe is going now because of the Russians. And Asia and China, China is impinging and coming eastward towards the United States. Things will never be safer. Things will never be safer. I think the American people have to realize that, but they have to contend with it."
The Effects Of The President’S Economy February 3, 2015
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"In Africa, if Boko Haram takes over Nigeria, as they are well on their way toward pushing to do, then no Christian and no Jew in all of Africa is safe. In fact, they will seek to help establish that caliphate that the Obama adviser in Homeland Security had tweeted out last summer was inevitable."

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