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: Disaster Preparedness Issue Position: Port Security Issue Position: Hurricane Preparedness Issue Position: Florida Keys Issue Position: Florida Keys Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Defense and National Security Issue Position: Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 6/29/14 Reps. Deutch, Ros-Lehtinen Tour Syrian Refugee Camp 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 6/03/14 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 5/22/14 Two Amendments Offered by Ros-Lehtinen to the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act Passes the House of Representatives 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 4/21/14 E-Newsletter: Prepare Early for the June 1st Start of Hurricane Season 4/01/14 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice 1/10/14 Blog: Ros-Lehtinen Supports Cybersecurity and Oversight Bills Aiming for Obamacare Accountability 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status 11/01/13 Working to Lower Flood Insurance Rates, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill to Suspend National Flood Insurance Program Premium Hikes 10/11/13 Ros-Lehtinen Votes in Favor of the Nuclear Weapons Security and Non-Proliferation Act for the Sake of Our National Security 10/04/13 House Passes Bills to Bolster Disaster Response Abilities and Ensure Continued Nutritional Assistance for Women, Infants, and Children 8/30/13 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 8/27/13 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 8/21/13 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 7/31/13 The Iran-Syria Nexus is a Grave Threat to U.S. National Security and Regional Stability, Says Ros-Lehtinen 7/31/13 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013 7/18/13 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship 7/18/13 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 7/17/13 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 7/16/13 NBC Miami - South Floridians React After Ballistic Missile Parts Found Hidden in North Korean Ship That Sailed From Cuba 7/16/13 Ship Caught with Missile Equipment Headed to North Korea from Cuba Needs to Serve as Wake Up Call to Obama Administration, Ros-Lehtinen Says 6/17/13 Letters to Ambassador Robert Stephen Beecroft, Ambassador to Iraq, and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, The Republic of Iraq - Camp Liberty Attacks 6/07/13 Letter to Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism 6/04/13 Letter to Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Timothy Tracy Kidnapping 6/03/13 Letter to Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Cuba 5/30/13 500-Page Indictment by AMIA Bombing Prosecutor Reveals Troubling Extent of Iran's Infiltration into Latin America, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/30/13 As Cuba Remains on State Sponsor of Terrorism List, Ros-Lehtinen Concerned That Report Underestimates Threat For Political Reasons 5/26/13 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to UAE and Afghanistan 5/14/13 The Iraqi Government Must Adhere to Its Commitments and Ensure Safety and Security for the Residents of Camp Hurriya, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/13/13 Iran Chairing a UN Conference on Disarmament is Like Allowing the Inmates to Run the Prison, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/04/13 President's Trip Falls Short In Advancing Democracy and Freedom in Latin America, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/03/13 U.S. Born Convicted Spy for Cuba Jeopardized U.S. National Security Yet Is Rewarded By Being Reunited with Family in Cuba 5/02/13 Convicted Felon Named Most Wanted Terrorist and Additional Reward Money is Offered for Her Arrest 5/01/13 No Change in Cuba's Designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism Reaffirms the Threat Posed by the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/01/13 Violent Attacks in Venezuelan National Assembly are Unacceptable Amid Time of Political Uncertainty, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/01/13 Letter to Excellency Dr. Jabir Habeb Jabir, Ambassador of Republic of Iraq - Camp Hurriya Terrorist Attack