Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements

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Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Current Office: U.S. House - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 08/29/1989
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dexter; 2 Children: Amanda, Patricia; 2 Stepchildren: Douglas, Katherine
Birth Date: 07/15/1952
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
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Issue Position: Taxes Issue Position: Homeland Security/Defense Issue Position: Defense and National Security 5/22/14 Two Amendments Offered by Ros-Lehtinen to the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act Passes the House of Representatives 5/08/14 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 567, Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi 3/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice 12/27/13 Fourth Deadly and Unprovoked Attack on Camp Liberty Residents Underscores Need for Administration to Push Iraqi Government and the UN to Do More for their Protection, Says Ros-Lehtinen 11/21/13 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces 10/29/13 Hearing of Joint Foreign Affairs Committee: Establishing a Syrian War Crimes Tribunal 9/27/13 Giving Rouhani Credibility is a Mistake That Emboldens the Regime and Buys It Time to Pursue Nuclear Weapons, Says Ros-Lehtinen 9/24/13 Sanctions Against Iran Have Clearly Taken Their Toll on the Regime, Now is Not the Time to Try Soft-Handed Approach, Says Ros-Lehtinen 9/20/13 Administration Level Talks With Rouhani Over Iran's Nuclear Program at Next Week's UN General Assembly is Fool's Errand, Says Ros-Lehtinen 9/10/13 Ros-Lehtinen Statement After President Obama Remarks on Syria 9/04/13 Any Decision to Use Military Force Against the Assad Regime Should Be About Protecting Our National Security Interests, Sending a Message of Deterrence to Iran, and Telling the World That the Use of Chemical Weapons Will Be Answered By Force, Says Ros-Leh 9/03/13 Miami Herald - Targeted Military Strike Against Syria Likely to Get Support from Miami's Ros-Lehtinen 8/31/13 Ros-Lehtinen Releases Statement on President Obama's Syria Announcement 8/21/13 If Secretary Kerry Believes The Four State Department Employees Who Were Suspended With Pay Bear No Responsibility For Benghazi, Then Who In State Should Be Held Accountable, Asks Ros-Lehtinen 7/31/13 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013 7/18/13 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging Secretary Kerry to Instruct our Mission at the UN To Support Investigation in Panama Over North Korean-Flagged Ship 7/18/13 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship 7/17/13 It's Time for the Administration to Finally Act on the North Korean and Cuban Threat and Call for UN Inspectors Immediately, Says Ros-Lehtinen 7/16/13 Ship Caught with Missile Equipment Headed to North Korea from Cuba Needs to Serve as Wake Up Call to Obama Administration, Ros-Lehtinen Says 7/16/13 NBC Miami - South Floridians React After Ballistic Missile Parts Found Hidden in North Korean Ship That Sailed From Cuba 7/09/13 Hearing of the House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Learning from Iraq: A Final Report from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction 7/09/13 Our Inability to Adequately Plan, Execute and Oversee Large Scale Stability and Reconstruction Operations in Iraq Resulted in Over $8 Billion in Wasted Funds, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/17/13 Letters to Ambassador Robert Stephen Beecroft, Ambassador to Iraq, and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, The Republic of Iraq - Camp Liberty Attacks 6/14/13 Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen Offers Two Foreign Affairs Related Amendments to the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act 6/11/13 Recognizing the 50th Anniversary of US SOUTHCOM 4/25/13 As the Use of Chemical Weapons is Confirmed, the Administration Must Develop a Responsible & Comprehensive Approach to Deal with Syrian Crisis, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/04/13 While Iran Vows to Pursue Uranium Enrichment With "More Vigor', P5+1 Nations Will Be Pacified Jawboning with Iran, Ros-Lehtinen Says 4/02/13 If True, North Korea's Eagerness To Restart Nuclear Reactor To Provide Plutonium Is Misguided and Dangerous, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/20/13 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Crisis in Syria: The U.S. Response. 3/14/13 Reps. Davis, Ros-Lehtinen and Roskam Introduce Israel Defense Legislation 12/11/12 North Korea Remains Defiant, Continues to Threaten the U.S. and Our Allies with Missile Launch, Ros-Lehtinen Says 12/07/12 Secretary Clinton To Testify on Benghazi Attack Report, Ros-Lehtinen Says 11/27/12 As North Korea Prepares Another Missile Launch, Ros-Lehtinen Says the U.S. Must Impose Strict Sanctions Against the Kim Regime 11/16/12 Israel is Right to Defend Itself from Hamas Extremists, Ros-Lehtinen Says 11/15/12 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Benghazi and Beyond: What Went Wrong on September 11, 2012 and How to Prevent it from Happening at other Frontline Posts, Part I 11/07/12 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State 10/15/12 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State - Concerns About Security Needs of U.S. Embassies 10/10/12 Administration Must Act Quickly on New Authorities and Information to Tighten Sanctions on Iran, Focusing on Iran's Currency, Ros-Lehtinen Says 9/25/12 Letter to The President 9/21/12 On Anniversary of Arrest of Cuban Super Spy Ana Belen Montes, Ros-Lehtinen Thanks Brave Agents Who Uncovered Her & Warns Against Appeasement When Dealing with the Castro Brothers 9/19/12 Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012 8/10/12 Now Signed, Strong Enforcement of Bipartisan Iran Sanctions Bill Needed, Ros-Lehtinen Says 8/03/12 In Letter, Ros-Lehtinen Urges President Obama to Sanction Companies Tied to Iran's Revolutionary Guards 8/01/12 Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 7/20/12 Mere 'Review' of Agency's Tech Transfers to Iran, North Korea Falls Far Short, Ros-Lehtinen and Berman Say 7/18/12 Legislation that Would Require the Administration Detail Cuts it Intends to Make to Fulfill Terms of Sequester is Approved by Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority; Ros-Lehtinen says Proposed Cuts Would Weaken Our Armed Forces & Cost Florida Thousands of Jobs 7/02/12 With Introduction of Security Bill, Ros-Lehtinen Seeks to Protect U.S. Interests, Allies in Western Hemisphere