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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
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Aug. 27, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
Aug. 22, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Hostages
Aug. 19, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Pens Letter to Secretary Kerry Opposing Decision to Grant Three High Ranking Castro Regime Officials Entry Visas
Aug. 12, 2014 UN Takes Anti-Israel Agenda to New Levels with Appointment of Unabashedly Biased Panel in Latest Sham Inquiry, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 6, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Opposes Property Confiscation Waiver for Nicaragua and Denounces Anti-Semitic Comments From Daniel Ortega
Aug. 4, 2014 Although Encouraged to See Ongoing Legal Proceedings, Ros-Lehtinen Says Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi Should Be Freed
Aug. 4, 2014 Newsletter: 08/04/2014
Aug. 3, 2014 USAID Programs Seek to Promote Democracy in Cuba While Castro Regime Continues to Deny Cuban People Basic Human Rights, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 30, 2014 Denouncing Use of Civilians as Human Shields by Hamas and Other Terrorist Organizations
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 29, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Hold Cuban Officials Accountable for Their Role in Illegal Chong Chon Gang Arms Shipment
July 28, 2014 Newsletter: 07/28/2014
July 28, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Issues Statement on Hugo Carvajal's Violation of US Drug Trafficking Law
July 24, 2014 Egypt's al-Sisi Must Pardon 43 NGO Workers Convicted in Sham Political Trial and Demonstrate a Commitment to Work for an Inclusive Society that Respects Human Rights, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 24, 2014 Wasserman Schultz and Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Human Rights, Justice in Venezuela
July 22, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Votes to Deny Funds and Outside Support to Terrorist Group Hezbollah
July 22, 2014 Support of an Anti-Israel Session at UN Human Rights Council by Cuba and Venezuela is Another Example of Moral Corruption at the Broken UN, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 22, 2014 Kangaroo Court in Venezuela led by Maduro Violates Human Rights; Obama Administration and Senate Must Pass Sanctions Bill, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 18, 2014 Extending Interim Nuclear Agreement is Win-Win for Tehran and Congress Must Reply with Increased Sanctions, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 16, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Denouncing the Despicable Use of Human Shields by Hamas
July 16, 2014 Cuba-Russia Agreement to Re-Open Lourdes Spying Facility Poses a Clear and Present Danger, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 16, 2014 Israel's Right to Defend Itself
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Iran's Destabilizing Role in the Middle East
July 15, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Calls on Obama Administration and Senate to Act to Punish the Maduro Regime for Violating Venezuelans' Human Rights
July 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee and the House Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee - The Rise of ISIL: Iraq and Beyond
July 14, 2014 Washington Free Beacon - Russia Expanding its Latin America Influence
July 14, 2014 Newsletter: The United States Must Stand Strong Alongside Our Ally the Democratic Jewish State of Israel
July 11, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer, Denounces Hamas' Continued Assault on Israel and its Use of Human Shields
July 11, 2014 Look Ahead -- Week of July 14 - 18
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Letter to Victor Octavio Lua Escobedo, Juez Sexto de Distrito de Procedimientos Penales Federales XV Circuito - Calls on Mexican Court to Immediately Release U.S. Marine
July 3, 2014 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
July 1, 2014 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
June 30, 2014 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
June 30, 2014 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
June 29, 2014 Reps. Deutch, Ros-Lehtinen Tour Syrian Refugee Camp
June 29, 2014 During Visit to Jordan, Ros-Lehtinen and Deutch Tour Syrian Refugee Camp & Discuss Security and Instability in the region with King Abdullah II
June 25, 2014 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
June 25, 2014 Sonia Garro
June 24, 2014 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
June 24, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Effort to Revoke Visa of Tony Avila, Cuban National Known to Perpetuate Human Rights Abuses Against the Ladies in White
June 20, 2014 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
June 19, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen: Targeted Air and Drone Strikes Needed Immediately to Halt ISIL's Progress in Iraq
June 19, 2014 One Year After Rouhani's Empty Promises of Reform, Iran's Human Rights Situation Remains Abysmal, Says Ros-Lehtinen
June 18, 2014 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
June 17, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen: FIU Cuba Poll is Misleading and the Cuban People Deserve our Solidarity as the Castro Regime Tightens its Grip
June 17, 2014 As Israel Steps Up Search Efforts for Kidnapped Israeli Teens, Ros-Lehtinen Offers Support and Calls for Their Immediate Return
June 13, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen, Smith to Hold a Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Rouhani's Repression in Iran
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
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