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Rush Holt, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Rush D. Holt, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Margaret; 3 Children: Michael, Dejan, Rachel
Birth Date: 10/15/1948
Birth Place: Weston, WV
Home City: Hopewell Township, NJ
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq War
Issue Position: Foreign Policy
July 18, 2014 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 30, 2014 Holt Statement on Death of Missing Israeli Teens
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 12, 2014 Condemning Violation of Ukrainian Sovereignty, Independence, and Territorial Intergrity
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Armenian Orphan Rug is a Cherished Symbol of Armenian Resilience, A Symbol Worthy of the Smithsonian
Sept. 18, 2013 Providing for Establishment of Special Envoy
Sept. 11, 2013 Holt Statement on Latest Developments Regarding Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
June 20, 2013 Holt: Bangladesh Government Must Halt Attacks on Grameen Bank
May 23, 2013 Lautenberg, Holt Introduce Bill to Support Innovative Approaches to Foreign Language Teaching
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 16, 2013 Letter to Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh - Bangladesh Government on Worker Safety and Rights
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 24, 2013 Armenian Genocide Anniversary
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
Feb. 15, 2013 Condemning North Korean Nuclear Test
Nov. 15, 2012 Holt Statement Standing with Israel
July 17, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 15, 2012 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Importance of Preventing Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapons Capability
May 9, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
May 1, 2012 For Israel to Be Secure, Israel Must Have a Lasting Peace
April 27, 2012 Celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Israel's Rebirth
Nov. 3, 2011 Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 9, 2011 The Hill - Lawmakers Back Mullen's Comments on Pakistan, Terrorism
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
May 9, 2011 Letter to President Obama
April 7, 2011 Holt Asks Obama Administration to Pressure U.N. to Correct the Record on the Flawed Goldstone Report
March 17, 2011 Afghanistan War Powers Resolution
March 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh
March 14, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Feb. 1, 2011 Holt Advocates for Human Rights, Freedom of the Press in Egypt
Dec. 9, 2010 Letter to Robert S. Mueller, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Nov. 17, 2010 Condemning Burmese Regime's Undemocratic Elections
Nov. 17, 2010 Holt Speaks In Support Of Human Rights In Burma; House To Pass Resolution In Support Of Burmese People
Oct. 1, 2010 Holt Statement on Sanctions on Iran
Sept. 7, 2010 Reps. Holt, Israel, Wasserman Schultz Meet With Prime Minister Netanyahu and King Abdullah
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