Dana Tyron Rohrabacher
1947 - Dana Tyron Rohrabacher, born on the 21st of June in Coronado, California. He is an American politician, who has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives.
1969 - Graduated from Palos Verdes High School in Palos Verdes Estates, California, attended Harbor Junior College, and received his bachelor's degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.
1971 - He received his master's degree in American Studies from the University of Southern California.
1988 - Served as Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan.
1997 - 2005 - He was Chairman of the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Science Committee, having received a two-year waiver to serve beyond the six-year term limit.
1999 - He went on an Abramoff-funded trip to the Marshall Islands with John Doolittle (R-CA), Ken Calvert (R-CA), delegates of Guam, American Samoa, Virgin Islands and 8 staffers.
2002 - Took a six-day trip to Malaysia, accompanied by his wife and two of Abramoff’s then-partners at the firm Greenberg Traurig.
2004 - He proposed a bill to withhold emergency room services to people who cannot prove their immigration status. The proposed bill was overwhelmingly defeated.
- He proposed giving Washington, D.C. residents the right to vote for congressional representation by treating them as Maryland residents for the purpose of Congressional elections.
2005 - Introduced HR 1061, the American Property Claims Against Ethiopia Act, which would "prohibit United States assistance to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia until the Ethiopian government returns all property of United States citizens".
2006 - Introduced HR 4895, an amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, "to limit the provision of the United States military assistance and the sale, transfer, or licensing of United States military equipment or technology to Ethiopia".
2007 - During a congressional hearing on climate change on February, He theorized that previous warming cycles may have been caused by carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by "dinosaur flatulence".
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