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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Office: U.S. House (FL) - 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
Date Title
June 11, 2014 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
June 10, 2014 U.S. Must Learn Lessons from Iraq and Prevent Further Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Reconstruction Efforts in Afghanistan, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 10, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Says Nuke Deal with Iran Must Require Tehran to Cease All Enrichment, Dismantle its Nuclear Infrastructure
June 5, 2014 False Accusations Against Maria Corina Machado and Continued Imprisonment of Leopoldo López Show Maduro Regime's Clenching Grip On Dissenting Voices, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 3, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Confirms She Objected to Prisoner Swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2011 While She Was Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee
June 2, 2014 Spurious Cuban Spy Swap for Imprisoned Alan Gross is Irresponsible, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 2, 2014 U.S. Must Withhold Funds from Any Hamas Backed Government, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 28, 2014 House of Representatives Passes Venezuela Sanctions Bill to Hold Maduro Regime Officials Accountable for Human Rights Violations
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act
May 28, 2014 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law
May 22, 2014 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
May 22, 2014 U.N. Refuses to Hold Cuba Accountable for Illegally Smuggling Arms to North Korea; U.S. Should Work to Sanction Violators, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 21, 2014 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
May 20, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Urges Administration to Work for Release of Imprisoned American Marine Veterans and Urges Passage of Venezuela Sanctions Bill
May 13, 2014 E-Newsletter: Venezuela Sanctions Bill Holding Maduro Regime Accountable Clears First Legislative Hurdle
May 9, 2014 Ongoing Violations of Human Rights in Venezuela
May 8, 2014 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 7, 2014 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
May 7, 2014 Maduro's Threat of Reprisal Sanctions Only Further Demonstrates His Despotic Nature, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 2, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Responds to Accusations Made by Maduro Regime Against Her Husband, Dexter Lehtinen
April 30, 2014 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
April 29, 2014 Administration's Failed Attempts at Peace May Prove Costly for the Future of Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Say Ros-Lehtinen
April 24, 2014 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
April 24, 2014 UN Once Again Proves That it Has Become Nothing More Than a Hypocritical and Feckless Institution That Legitimizes Rogue Regimes, Says Ros-Lehtinen
April 23, 2014 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
April 23, 2014 Delayed Elections in Haiti is Unacceptable, Says Ros-Lehtinen
April 17, 2014 Flyers in Ukraine Targeting Jews for Nazi Era Registration Vile and Alarming; Emblematic of Larger Problem of Rising Anti-Semitism Worldwide, Says Ros-Lehtinen
April 16, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Commemorates Anniversary of Bay of Pigs, Urges the Obama Administration to Support Freedom On the Island
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Venezuela
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What Are the Priorities, How Effective?
April 9, 2014 Paying Salaries to Terrorists With Blood on Their Hands is Unacceptable and Proves That the PA Under Abu Mazen is Not A True Partner For Peace, Says Ros-Lehtinen
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. Policy Towards Morocco
April 8, 2014 Venezuela
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Lebanon's Security Challenges and U.S. Interests
April 6, 2014 Afghanistan's Elections Are Important Step, But Challenges Remain in Path to Stability and Security, Says Ros-Lehtinen
April 5, 2014 The Washington Free Beacon - Bob Corker Blocking Venezuela Sanctions Bill
April 4, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Letter to Secretary Kerry Urging State Department to Explore All Legal Avenues to Prevent Iranian with Ties to 1979 U.S. Embassy Hostage Crisis from Entering the U.S.
April 3, 2014 Cuban People Deserve Freedom
April 3, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Hamid Aboutalebi
April 2, 2014 It Is Time to Quit Leading from Behind
April 1, 2014 Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela
April 1, 2014 By Deciding to Uphold the Unjust Removal of Maria Corina Machado from the Legislature, the Venezuelan Supreme Court Proves It is Nothing More than a Political Tool of the Maduro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 28, 2014 As the Syrian Crisis That Has Claimed the Lives of Nearly 150,000 Syrians Enters its Fourth Year, UN's Human Rights Council Again Shows its True Colors, Focuses its Efforts at Delegitimizing Israel, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 28, 2014 Cuba's "New" Foreign Investment Law Just a Recycled Ploy by Castro Regime to Bilk Foreign Investors Out of Their Money in Effort to Fill Regime's Coffers and Support Its Oppressive Policies, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 28, 2014 Allegations Suggest Arbitrary Policy and Hidden Agenda Are Behind Rapid Rise in Visa Refusal Rates for Israeli Nationals; Ros-Lehtinen Says if True, This is Troubling
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 24, 2014 In Removing Maria Corina Machado from Venezuelan Legislature, Maduro and Cabello Show That They Will Stop at Nothing to Silence the Democratic Opposition, Says Ros-Lehtinen
March 17, 2014 Cuba's Black Spring: Ros-Lehtinen Comments on the Eleventh Anniversary of a Wave of Repression
March 17, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State and Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the Agency for International Development - Nicaraguan Democracy
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