Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements


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: Miami River Issue Position: Economy and Jobs Issue Position: Port of Miami and Miami River 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 5/21/14 Chamber of Commerce Trip to Cuba Is Just Another Potemkin Village Tour, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/07/14 Maduro's Threat of Reprisal Sanctions Only Further Demonstrates His Despotic Nature, Says Ros-Lehtinen 3/28/14 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 1/17/14 Blog: NAFTA at 20: A Success Story for North America 11/05/13 Senseless UN Vote Against U.S. Embargo On Cuba Ignores the Dismal State of Human Rights On the Island, Says Ros-Lehtinen 10/24/13 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Russian Sale of Weapons Iran 10/08/13 Celebrating the National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) 9/24/13 Sanctions Against Iran Have Clearly Taken Their Toll on the Regime, Now is Not the Time to Try Soft-Handed Approach, Says Ros-Lehtinen 6/27/13 Ecuador's Cancellation of Trade Pact and Offer of $23 Million to U.S. for "Human Rights Training" is Laughable, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/14/13 Letter to Secretary Kerry and Secretary Lew - Rep. Duncan Sends Bipartisan Letter on Iran-Turkish Relations to Sec. Kerry & Sec. Lew 3/18/13 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions 10/10/12 Administration Must Act Quickly on New Authorities and Information to Tighten Sanctions on Iran, Focusing on Iran's Currency, Ros-Lehtinen Says 9/11/12 Calling on Vietnam to Respect Basic Human Rights and Cease Abusing Vague National Security Provisions 8/07/12 As Another Cuban Oil Well Comes Up Dry, Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed by Obama Administration's Failure to Deter Future Exploratory Wells 7/19/12 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Unfair Trading Practices against the U.S.: Intellectual Property Rights Infringement, Property Expropriation, and Other Barriers" 6/19/12 $619 Million Fine Sends Strong Message that Sanctions Violators Will Be Held Accountable, Ros-Lehtinen Says 5/24/12 P5+1 Talks No Success, Making Nuclear Iran More Likely, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/22/12 Senate Passage of Iranian Sanctions Welcome, IAEA Agreement with Tehran an Empty Promise, Says Ros-Lehtinen; House-Senate Conference Must Strengthen Legislation 5/22/12 Formosa Foundation Students, Members of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Meet with Ros-Lehitnen, Delegation; Concluding Visit to Taiwan, Delegation Also Meets with Senior Taiwanese Officials 5/20/12 Arriving in Taiwan, Ros-Lehtinen Congratulates Ma on Inauguration, Hails Strength of Economic, Security Partnership 5/14/12 New EU Sanctions on Syria Step in Right Direction, Ros-Lehtinen Says 5/11/12 Ros-Lehtinen Remarks at the Seventh Annual Latin America Conference - "Security Threats and Economic Opportunities in the Hemisphere" 3/15/12 Implementation of Free Trade Agreement with South Korea Will Create Jobs, Ros-Lehtinen Says 11/03/11 Ros-Lehtinen Opening Statement at Hearing on Human Rights, Rule of Law in China 11/02/11 Committee Passes Bills to Strengthen Sanctions on Iran, Other Rogue Regimes 11/02/11 Letter to President Obama 10/21/11 OPIC Seminar Offers International Trade Opportunities to Florida Small Businesses 10/12/11 United States-Korea Free Trade Implementation Act 10/12/11 United States - Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act 10/12/11 Ros-Lehtinen Praises Passage of Job-Creating Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, South Korea; Says Agreements Promote Security Interests by Enhancing Partnerships with Critical Allies 10/12/11 United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act 10/11/11 United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act 10/11/11 Providing For Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2832, Extending the Generalized System of Preference; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3078, United States-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act;... 10/11/11 United States-Korea Free Trade Implementation Act 10/11/11 United States - Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act 10/06/11 Ros-Lehtinen Meets with U.S. Ambassador to Colombia to Discuss Pending U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement; Says Democrats Should Support Pact 10/05/11 Ros-Lehtinen Commends Key Committee Approval of Free Trade Agreements; Supports Swift Passage of Each Job-Creating Pact 10/03/11 Ros-Lehtinen Welcomes Announcement That Long-Delayed Trade Pacts Will Be Sent to Congress Says Agreements Will Create Jobs; Supports Swift Congressional Approval 9/23/11 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Job Creation Made Easy: The Colombia, Panama, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements" 9/22/11 The Keys to Restarting Our Economy 9/22/11 Ros-Lehtinen: Free Trade Agreements are Zero-Cost Jobs Bills Committee to hold hearing tomorrow on stalled FTAs with Colombia, Panama, South Korea 9/21/11 Ros-Lehtinen Disappointed Taiwan Arms Package Excludes New F-16s 9/14/11 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen U.S.-Taiwan Relations Bill Supports Sale of F-16s to Taiwan, Official Visits from High-Level Officials 9/08/11 Ros-Lehtinen Says Words Not Enough, President Must Take Action on Free Trade Agreements 9/07/11 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased with Today's House-Passed Trade Bill that Benefits U.S. Manufacturers and Create Jobs; Looks Forward to a Debate in the Coming Weeks on the Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama & South Korea 8/31/11 A Time for Recession or Recovery