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: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
Primary Aug. 26, 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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2/28/14 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2/27/14 In Support of Women For Life 2/27/14 Venezuela 2/27/14 Release of Convicted Cuban Spy With Blood On His Hands As Castro Regime Continues to Threaten Our National Security is Disappointing, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/26/14 Venezuela 2/26/14 OAS Must Do More to Support Democracy in Venezuela 2/26/14 Fighting for South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Bills to Ensure Transparency and Impartiality from Federal Agencies 2/25/14 Working to Streamline Services, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Increased Government Accountability 2/25/14 The Case of Leopoldo Lopez 2/25/14 Judeo-Christian Values 2/23/14 On Anniversary of the Brothers to the Rescue Shootdown, We Honor the Memory of the Four Brave Pilots Murdered by Castro and Shine a Light on the Threat Posed by This Dangerous Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/18/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Reduce our Oil Imports from Venezuela 2/18/14 The United States Must Stand in Solidarity with Venezuelan Freedom Seekers By Reducing Oil Imports from Venezuela and Convening A Special Session at the OAS, says Ros-Lehtinen 2/15/14 Ros-Lehtinen Denounces Unprovoked Raid of Home and Arrest of Cuban Pro-Democracy Leader Antunez 2/14/14 Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen Urge for Solidarity with Antunez, His Wife, and Other Cuban Pro-Democracy Activists 2/13/14 Student Deaths in Venezuela is Tragic; Maduro Regime Must Respect Calls for Democratic Reforms and Human Rights, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/13/14 Long Overdue UN Report Proves that Cuba-North Korea Weapons Smuggling Constituted Sanctions Violations, says Ros-Lehtinen 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Iran Joint Plan of Action Public 2/10/14 Atlantic Council Poll Undermines Pro-Democracy Efforts in Cuba and Only Helps the Castro Brothers, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/09/14 Charlie Crist Callously Changes Course on Cuba While the Cuban People Suffer Increased Repression, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/05/14 The U.S. Has Sacrificed Too Much in Iraq to Allow the Resurgence in Violent Extremism Undo Our Efforts; We Must Work to Counter Iran's Influence and Beat Back Al-Qaeda, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/05/14 Maryland Bill to Deny Contracts to Holocaust Complicit Companies Unless Reparations are Paid Applauded by Reps. Maloney and Ros-Lehtinen 2/05/14 As Uncertainty Looms Over Our Post-2014 Footprint in Afghanistan, the U.S. Cannot Afford to Lose Ground in the Battle Against the Afghan Drug Trade, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/05/14 Fair and Reasonable Flood Insurance Rates 2/03/14 Shameful for a Cuban-American Who Fled the Castro Regime to Consider Putting Business Interests Ahead of Cuban People's Democratic Aspirations, Says Ros-Lehtinen 2/03/14 Protecting the Homeland and Working for our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Important Bills 1/30/14 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension 1/29/14 Ros-Lehtinen: It's a Sad Day for Democracy When World Leaders Ignore the Plea of the Cuban Opposition During a Summit Hosted by the Communist Castro Regime 1/29/14 Working to Protect Innocent Life, Ros-Lehtinen Votes for the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act 1/29/14 U.S. -- Israel Strategic Partnership Bill Unanimously Passed by House Foreign Affairs Committee 1/28/14 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act 1/28/14 Iranian Nuclear Deal is Lopsided, Sets Dangerous Precedent and Does not Eliminate the Threat of a Nuclear Capable Iran, Ros-Lehtinen Says 1/28/14 Joint Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee and Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee - Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal 1/27/14 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Castro Dictatorship 1/24/14 Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen Condemn Castro Regime's Brutal Crackdown Against Pro-Democracy Activists 1/23/14 Correa's Assault Against Democratic Institutions and Freedom of the Press Continues With Conviction of an Opposition Lawmaker and the Raid of a Journalist's Home, Says Ros-Lehtinen 1/21/14 The Hill - House to probe Iran deal 1/20/14 Ros-Lehtinen: The Six-Month Preliminary Deal With Iran Constitutes a Major Risk to U.S. National Security and Endangers Our Allies 1/18/14 Overwhelming Support for Constitutional Referendum in Egypt Encouraging, But Much More Needs to be Done to Achieve Stability and Democracy, Says Ros-Lehtinen 1/17/14 OAS Secretary General Attending Summit in Cuba is Sickening and a Disgrace to the Cuban People Who Seek to Realize the OAS's Founding Principles 1/17/14 Blog: NAFTA at 20: A Success Story for North America 1/17/14 Letter to Brett McGurk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran - Request for Update 1/17/14 Cuban Nationals in Colombia File for Asylum Today and Should Be Given Fair Consideration by the Colombian Government 1/17/14 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel 1/17/14 Ros-Lehtinen Supports Declaration of Cuban Pro-Democracy Group Affirming Its Commitment to Work for Freedom and Democratic Change 1/16/14 Letter to Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) - Cuban Propaganda 1/15/14 No Funding for UNESCO 1/15/14 A Failure to Resolve the Crisis in South Sudan May Destabilize the Region and Harm U.S. Interests, Ros-Lehtinen Says 1/13/14 Opposition to UNESCO Funding 1/10/14 Protecting South Floridians from Unfair Audits, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill Criminalizing Political Targeting by the IRS