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 7/18/14 Extending Interim Nuclear Agreement is Win-Win for Tehran and Congress Must Reply with Increased Sanctions, Says Ros-Lehtinen 7/16/14 Cuba-Russia Agreement to Re-Open Lourdes Spying Facility Poses a Clear and Present Danger, Says Ros-Lehtinen 7/16/14 Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Denouncing the Despicable Use of Human Shields by Hamas 7/16/14 Israel's Right to Defend Itself 7/16/14 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Iran's Destabilizing Role in the Middle East 7/15/14 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 7/15/14 Ros-Lehtinen Calls on Obama Administration and Senate to Act to Punish the Maduro Regime for Violating Venezuelans' Human Rights 7/14/14 Newsletter: The United States Must Stand Strong Alongside Our Ally the Democratic Jewish State of Israel 7/14/14 Washington Free Beacon - Russia Expanding its Latin America Influence 7/11/14 Look Ahead -- Week of July 14 - 18 7/11/14 Ros-Lehtinen Meets with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer, Denounces Hamas' Continued Assault on Israel and its Use of Human Shields 7/09/14 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 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 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, Naftali, Eyal 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 Shaar, Naftali Frankel, Eyal Yifrach and People of Israel, Vow to Support Israel in Its Efforts to Pursue Perpetrators 6/29/14 Reps. Deutch, Ros-Lehtinen Tour Syrian Refugee Camp 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 6/25/14 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 6/25/14 Sonia Garro 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 Ros-Lehtinen: Targeted Air and Drone Strikes Needed Immediately to Halt ISIL's Progress in Iraq 6/19/14 One Year After Rouhani's Empty Promises of Reform, Iran's Human Rights Situation Remains Abysmal, Says Ros-Lehtinen 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