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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Defense and National Security
Issue Position: Florida Keys
Issue Position: Disaster Preparedness
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Florida Keys
Issue Position: Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery
Issue Position: Hurricane Preparedness
Issue Position: Port Security
Aug. 27, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 29, 2014 Reps. Deutch, Ros-Lehtinen Tour Syrian Refugee Camp
June 19, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen: Targeted Air and Drone Strikes Needed Immediately to Halt ISIL's Progress in Iraq
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 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
May 22, 2014 Two Amendments Offered by Ros-Lehtinen to the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act Passes the House of Representatives
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
April 21, 2014 E-Newsletter: Prepare Early for the June 1st Start of Hurricane Season
April 1, 2014 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
Jan. 10, 2014 Blog: Ros-Lehtinen Supports Cybersecurity and Oversight Bills Aiming for Obamacare Accountability
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 1, 2013 Working to Lower Flood Insurance Rates, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill to Suspend National Flood Insurance Program Premium Hikes
Oct. 11, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Votes in Favor of the Nuclear Weapons Security and Non-Proliferation Act for the Sake of Our National Security
Oct. 4, 2013 House Passes Bills to Bolster Disaster Response Abilities and Ensure Continued Nutritional Assistance for Women, Infants, and Children
Aug. 30, 2013 Wrong for Administration to Continue Mail Talks With Cuba While Remaining Silent on the Abuses of the Castro Regime Against its People, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Aug. 27, 2013 Tomorrow Wednesday: Ileana, South Florida Congressional Delegation and Local Miami-Dade County Officials to Welcome Assistant Secretary of State William R. Brownfield to Miami for Signing of Partnership Agreement Between PortMiami and the State Department
Aug. 21, 2013 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
July 31, 2013 The Iran-Syria Nexus is a Grave Threat to U.S. National Security and Regional Stability, Says Ros-Lehtinen
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship
July 18, 2013 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
July 17, 2013 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
July 16, 2013 NBC Miami - South Floridians React After Ballistic Missile Parts Found Hidden in North Korean Ship That Sailed From Cuba
July 16, 2013 Ship Caught with Missile Equipment Headed to North Korea from Cuba Needs to Serve as Wake Up Call to Obama Administration, Ros-Lehtinen Says
June 17, 2013 Letters to Ambassador Robert Stephen Beecroft, Ambassador to Iraq, and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, The Republic of Iraq - Camp Liberty Attacks
June 7, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism
June 4, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Timothy Tracy Kidnapping
June 3, 2013 Letter to Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Cuba
May 30, 2013 500-Page Indictment by AMIA Bombing Prosecutor Reveals Troubling Extent of Iran's Infiltration into Latin America, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 30, 2013 As Cuba Remains on State Sponsor of Terrorism List, Ros-Lehtinen Concerned That Report Underestimates Threat For Political Reasons
May 26, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to UAE and Afghanistan
May 14, 2013 The Iraqi Government Must Adhere to Its Commitments and Ensure Safety and Security for the Residents of Camp Hurriya, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 13, 2013 Iran Chairing a UN Conference on Disarmament is Like Allowing the Inmates to Run the Prison, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 4, 2013 President's Trip Falls Short In Advancing Democracy and Freedom in Latin America, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 3, 2013 U.S. Born Convicted Spy for Cuba Jeopardized U.S. National Security Yet Is Rewarded By Being Reunited with Family in Cuba
May 2, 2013 Convicted Felon Named Most Wanted Terrorist and Additional Reward Money is Offered for Her Arrest
May 1, 2013 No Change in Cuba's Designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism Reaffirms the Threat Posed by the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen
May 1, 2013 Violent Attacks in Venezuelan National Assembly are Unacceptable Amid Time of Political Uncertainty, Says Ros-Lehtinen
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