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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5/28/14 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law 5/23/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Resignation from the VA 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 5/22/14 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 Two Amendments Offered by Ros-Lehtinen to the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act Passes the House of Representatives 5/21/14 Ros-Lehtinen Supports Bill That Will Work to Make the VA More Accountable 5/21/14 Chamber of Commerce Trip to Cuba Is Just Another Potemkin Village Tour, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/21/14 Fighting For Our Children and Other Victims, Ros-Lehtinen Announces Support of Several Anti-Human Trafficking Bills 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 Reps. Kind, Ros-Lehtinen, Schwartz and Esty Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Social Security Benefits for All Legally Married Couples 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 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration 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 5/08/14 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 567, Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi 5/07/14 Ros-Lehtinen Bill to Support Democracy in Venezuela and Sanction Maduro Regime Officials Responsible for Human Rights Abuses Set to Clear First Legislative Hurdle Friday, May 9 5/07/14 Maduro's Threat of Reprisal Sanctions Only Further Demonstrates His Despotic Nature, Says Ros-Lehtinen 5/07/14 Making South Florida's Voice Heard, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Bills to Honor Our Community's Past and Future 5/02/14 Ros-Lehtinen Responds to Accusations Made by Maduro Regime Against Her Husband, Dexter Lehtinen 4/30/14 USCIRF's 15th Annual Report on Religious Freedom Highlights the Scope and Scale of the Challenges that Still Remain for Religious Minorities Worldwide; Ros-Lehtinen Announces "Adoption" of Iranian Prisoner of Conscience, Rozita Vaseghi 4/29/14 Truth in Advertising Act 4/29/14 E-Newsletter: Empowering Americans with the Truth about Photoshopped Advertising 4/29/14 Administration's Failed Attempts at Peace May Prove Costly for the Future of Israeli-Palestinian Relations, Say Ros-Lehtinen 4/24/14 As Peace Process Has Stalled, Secretary Kerry Must Unambiguously State that the U.S. Will Withhold All Funds Under a Hamas-Fatah Palestinian Government, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/24/14 UN Once Again Proves That it Has Become Nothing More Than a Hypocritical and Feckless Institution That Legitimizes Rogue Regimes, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/23/14 Abu Mazen Choosing Hamas Over Peace With Israel Reveals His True Priorities; United States Must Immediately Suspend All Assistance to Palestinian Authority, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/23/14 Delayed Elections in Haiti is Unacceptable, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/21/14 E-Newsletter: Prepare Early for the June 1st Start of Hurricane Season 4/17/14 Flyers in Ukraine Targeting Jews for Nazi Era Registration Vile and Alarming; Emblematic of Larger Problem of Rising Anti-Semitism Worldwide, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/16/14 Ros-Lehtinen Commemorates Anniversary of Bay of Pigs, Urges the Obama Administration to Support Freedom On the Island 4/10/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue - Identity Theft Related Tax Fraud 4/09/14 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. Policy Towards Morocco 4/09/14 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What Are the Priorities, How Effective? 4/09/14 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Venezuela 4/09/14 Paying Salaries to Terrorists With Blood on Their Hands is Unacceptable and Proves That the PA Under Abu Mazen is Not A True Partner For Peace, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/08/14 Venezuela 4/08/14 Hearing of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Lebanon's Security Challenges and U.S. Interests 4/06/14 Afghanistan's Elections Are Important Step, But Challenges Remain in Path to Stability and Security, Says Ros-Lehtinen 4/05/14 The Washington Free Beacon - Bob Corker Blocking Venezuela Sanctions Bill 4/04/14 Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bipartisan Letter to Secretary Kerry Urging State Department to Explore All Legal Avenues to Prevent Iranian with Ties to 1979 U.S. Embassy Hostage Crisis from Entering the U.S. 4/03/14 Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Passage by Foreign Affairs Committee of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act, Which Seeks to Empower Pakistani Women Through Education 4/03/14 Cuban People Deserve Freedom 4/03/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - Hamid Aboutalebi 4/02/14 Shining a Light on Miami International Airport's Needs, Ros-Lehtinen Leads Bi-Partisan South Florida Delegation Letter to Newly Confirmed CBP Commissioner 4/02/14 It Is Time to Quit Leading from Behind 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 4/01/14 Promoting Skills Necessary for the Jobs of the Future, Ros-Lehtinen Announces 1st Annual Congressional STEM Competition 4/01/14 Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela 4/01/14 Working to Help South Florida, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Key Preparedness Bills