Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Senator Rob Portman

Senator Rob Portman talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis… read more

Senator Rob Portman talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Senator Portman said he supported the strategy President Obama gave the previous day for combating ISIL*, but that his speech should have came earlier. He also criticized President Obama’s withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan. Other topics included the potential for a Republican takeover of the Senate following the 2014 midterm elections, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, tax reform, the health care law, and the senator’s ambitions for the 2016 presidential election.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), an extremist Sunni militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Senator Rob Portman

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Program ID:
321434-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 11, 2014 | 9:06am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 15, 2014 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 11, 2014 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 12, 2014 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 12, 2014 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 12, 2014 | 3:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 13, 2014 | 4:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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