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: Foreign Affairs 7/03/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch Meet With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Express Condolences for the Loss of Eyal, Naftali and Gilad, And Offer Unequivocal Support for Israel 7/01/14 Ros-Lehtinen Applauds BNP Paribas Guilty Plea, Warns That Other Banks May Also Seek to Aid Rogue Regimes Like Iran and Cuba as They Put Profit Above the Law 6/30/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch Offer Condolences to Families of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frankel, Eyal Yifrach and People of Israel, Vow to Support Israel in Its Efforts to Pursue Perpetrators 6/30/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch Offer Condolences to Families of Gilad, Naftali, Eyal and People of Israel, Vow to Support Israel in Its Efforts to Pursue Perpetrators 6/29/14 During Visit to Jordan, Ros-Lehtinen and Deutch Tour Syrian Refugee Camp & Discuss Security and Instability in the region with King Abdullah II 6/29/14 Reps. Deutch, Ros-Lehtinen Tour Syrian Refugee Camp 6/25/14 Sonia Garro 6/25/14 Three Years After the Fall of Qaddafi, Libya Has Become Terrorist Safe Haven; The Administration Must Reassess its Ineffective Policy and Protect U.S. National Security Interests, Says Ros-Lehtine 6/24/14 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State - Revoke Visa of Tony Avila, Cuban National Known to Perpetuate Human Rights Abuses Against the Ladies in White 6/24/14 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Effort to Revoke Visa of Tony Avila, Cuban National Known to Perpetuate Human Rights Abuses Against the Ladies in White 6/20/14 State Department's Latest Trafficking in Persons Report Shows Troubling Trend in Middle East, North Africa and Western Hemisphere; U.S. Must Act to Support Victims of Trafficking Worldwide, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/19/14 One Year After Rouhani's Empty Promises of Reform, Iran's Human Rights Situation Remains Abysmal, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/19/14 Ros-Lehtinen: Targeted Air and Drone Strikes Needed Immediately to Halt ISIL's Progress in Iraq 6/18/14 Ros-Lehtinen: Administration's Unilateral Decision to Swap Five Top Level Taliban Operatives for Sgt. Bergdahl Undermines U.S. National Security and Emboldens our Enemies 6/17/14 Ros-Lehtinen: FIU Cuba Poll is Misleading and the Cuban People Deserve our Solidarity as the Castro Regime Tightens its Grip 6/17/14 As Israel Steps Up Search Efforts for Kidnapped Israeli Teens, Ros-Lehtinen Offers Support and Calls for Their Immediate Return 6/13/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Smith to Hold a Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Rouhani's Repression in Iran 6/11/14 With Uncertainty, Instability and a Rapidly Changing Energy Dynamic in the Middle East and North Africa, the U.S. Must Adapt Policies to Meet New Challenges, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/11/14 Massive Crackdown in Cuba With The Unjust Arrests of Antunez, Yris Perez Aguilera, Berta Soler, Angel Moya, and Dozens More, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/10/14 U.S. Must Learn Lessons from Iraq and Prevent Further Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Reconstruction Efforts in Afghanistan, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/10/14 Ros-Lehtinen Says Nuke Deal with Iran Must Require Tehran to Cease All Enrichment, Dismantle its Nuclear Infrastructure 6/05/14 False Accusations Against Maria Corina Machado and Continued Imprisonment of Leopoldo López Show Maduro Regime's Clenching Grip On Dissenting Voices, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/03/14 Ros-Lehtinen Confirms She Objected to Prisoner Swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2011 While She Was Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee 6/02/14 Spurious Cuban Spy Swap for Imprisoned Alan Gross is Irresponsible, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/02/14 U.S. Must Withhold Funds from Any Hamas Backed Government, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/28/14 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law 5/28/14 House of Representatives Passes Venezuela Sanctions Bill to Hold Maduro Regime Officials Accountable for Human Rights Violations 5/28/14 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act 5/22/14 U.N. Refuses to Hold Cuba Accountable for Illegally Smuggling Arms to North Korea; U.S. Should Work to Sanction Violators, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/22/14 Administration's Misguided Approach to Syria and its Continued Push for Weak Iranian Deal Threatens Critical Ties with Gulf Countries and U.S. National Security Interests, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/21/14 We Must Be Good Stewards of the Billions of American Taxpayer Dollars Invested in the Humanitarian Crisis in Syria and Ensure that Our Aid Reaches the Millions in Dire Need Without Falling into the Wrong Hands, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/20/14 Ros-Lehtinen Urges Administration to Work for Release of Imprisoned American Marine Veterans and Urges Passage of Venezuela Sanctions Bill 5/13/14 E-Newsletter: Venezuela Sanctions Bill Holding Maduro Regime Accountable Clears First Legislative Hurdle 5/09/14 Ongoing Violations of Human Rights in Venezuela 5/08/14 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria 5/07/14 Ros-Lehtinen Bill to Support Democracy in Venezuela and Sanction Maduro Regime Officials Responsible for Human Rights Abuses Set to Clear First Legislative Hurdle Friday, May 9 5/07/14 Maduro's Threat of Reprisal Sanctions Only Further Demonstrates His Despotic Nature, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/02/14 Ros-Lehtinen Responds to Accusations Made by Maduro Regime Against Her Husband, Dexter Lehtinen 4/30/14 USCIRF's 15th Annual Report on Religious Freedom Highlights the Scope and Scale of the Challenges that Still Remain for Religious Minorities Worldwide; Ros-Lehtinen Announces "Adoption" of Iranian Prisoner of Conscience, Rozita Vaseghi 4/29/14 Administration's Failed Attempts at Peace May Prove Costly for the Future of Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Say Ros-Lehtinen 4/24/14 UN Once Again Proves That it Has Become Nothing More Than a Hypocritical and Feckless Institution That Legitimizes Rogue Regimes, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/24/14 As Peace Process Has Stalled, Secretary Kerry Must Unambiguously State that the U.S. Will Withhold All Funds Under a Hamas-Fatah Palestinian Government, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/23/14 Delayed Elections in Haiti is Unacceptable, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/23/14 Abu Mazen Choosing Hamas Over Peace With Israel Reveals His True Priorities; United States Must Immediately Suspend All Assistance to Palestinian Authority, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/17/14 Flyers in Ukraine Targeting Jews for Nazi Era Registration Vile and Alarming; Emblematic of Larger Problem of Rising Anti-Semitism Worldwide, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/16/14 Ros-Lehtinen Commemorates Anniversary of Bay of Pigs, Urges the Obama Administration to Support Freedom On the Island 4/09/14 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. Policy Towards Morocco 4/09/14 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What Are the Priorities, How Effective?