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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11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 11/21/13 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces 11/21/13 While the Administration Pushes Congress to Ease Sanctions on Iran, Supreme Leader Khamenei Continues to Spew Anti-Israel Vitriol As His Supporters Chant "Death to America'; It Is In the Vital Interests of U.S. National Security to Increase Sanctions on I 11/21/13 Restoring Main Street Investor Protection and Confidence Act Will Help Victims of Ponzi Schemes, Says Ros-Lehtinen 11/21/13 Ros-Lehtinen Introduces the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act to Empower Pakistani Women Through Education 11/20/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Secretary of Homeland Security - Typhoon Haiyan and Temporary Protected Status 11/20/13 Working to Lower Energy Costs and Create Jobs, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Two Important Bills 11/20/13 With Maduro Given Dictatorial Power To Rule By Decree, Venezuela's Beleaguered Democracy Suffers A Terrible Blow, Says Ros-Lehtinen 11/19/13 Hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs MENA Subcommittee - U.S. Foreign Policy Toward t he Arabian Peninsula: Yemen and Bahrain 11/19/13 "Bash Israel Day" Results in Nine Anti-Israel Resolutions Passed in the General Assembly While Ruthless Dictators Like Assad Get a Free Pass, Says Ros-Lehtinen 11/15/13 Praising Addition of Automatic Passport Control Kiosks, Ros-Lehtinen Encouraged That Will Ease Congestion at Miami International Airport 11/14/13 In Meeting with U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Ros-Lehtinen Calls Out Hypocrisy at UN and the Administration's Failures to Bring About Reforms at the Maligned Institution 11/14/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal 11/14/13 Seeking to Curb Frivolous Lawsuits, Ros-Lehtinen Supports the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act 11/14/13 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - Tightening Sanctions Against Iran 11/13/13 Working for South Florida Families, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Research on Preterm Births and Veterans Benefits Increase 11/13/13 Ros-Lehtinen Reaffirms Support for the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act, Commitment to Effective Healthcare for All 11/13/13 Looking Out for South Florida's Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act 11/13/13 Hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs MENA Subcommittee - U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Iraq 11/12/13 Granting Cuba, China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam a Seat on Human Rights Council Puts UN's Hypocrisy Front and Center; Further Illustrates Need for Drastic Reforms Within that Body, Says Ros-Lehtinen 11/12/13 Supporting Our Nation's Teachers, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors REPAY Supplies Act 11/12/13 Commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month 11/11/13 Colombian Government and UNHCR Should Properly Evaluate Cuban Nationals Seeking Asylum, Says Ros-Lehtinen 11/08/13 E-Newsletter: Saying "Thank You" To Our Veterans 11/08/13 Letter to Executive Director Stephen Hawkins, Amnesty International USA - Add Sonia Garro Alfonso, Member of the Ladies in White, To List of Prisoners of Conscience 11/07/13 Celebrating National Adoption Month, Ros-Lehtinen States "We Must Continue to Raise Awareness So That More Children Can Find Loving Parents and Safe Homes." 11/07/13 Urging South Florida to Support Our Veterans, Ros-Lehtinen Asks Community to Attend Golden Veterans Parade 11/07/13 Sanctions Relief in Exchange for False Hope and Empty Promises from Iran Would be a Significant Error in Judgment, Ros-Lehtinen Says 11/07/13 Applauding the Senate on Passage of ENDA, Ros-Lehtinen States "All Americans Should Have Equal Rights at Work 11/06/13 Nicaragua's Ortega Again Assaults Democracy In Move To Remove Presidential Election Term Limits From Constitution, Says Ros-Lehtinen 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 11/05/13 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Cuban Political Prisoners 11/04/13 Administration Must Demand Alan Gross's Immediate & Unconditional Release And Stop Kowtowing to the Rogue Castro Regime 11/04/13 Young Cuban Rapper May Die On Hunger Strike Protesting Brutal Castro Dictatorship: Ros-Lehtinen Pleads For His Freedom 11/01/13 Working to Lower Flood Insurance Rates, Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Bill to Suspend National Flood Insurance Program Premium Hikes 11/01/13 E-Newsletter: U.S. Energy and Keystone XL Pipline 10/30/13 Responsible Nations Must Come Together to Hold the Murderous Assad and Other Perpetrators of Human Rights Abuses Accountable for their Crimes, Says Ros-Lehtinen 10/30/13 Only Three Days Left to Apply for 2015 Diversity Visa Lottery, Ros-Lehtinen Reminds Potential Applicants 10/30/13 Working to Help Small Business, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Financial Risk-Mitigation Efforts 10/29/13 Hearing of Joint Foreign Affairs Committee: Establishing a Syrian War Crimes Tribunal 10/29/13 Security and Stability in Afghanistan Are Tenable, But the Administration Must Remain Committed And Engaged and Refrain from Making Decisions Based On Political Expediency, Says Ros-Lehtinen 10/29/13 Hearing of the MENA and Asia and Pacific Joint Subcommittee - After the Withdrawal: The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan 10/29/13 Standing Up for Consumers, Ros-Lehtinen Supports Responsible, Dynamic Market 10/29/13 Statement by Rep. Ros-Lehtinen on Co-Sponsorship of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act 10/29/13 No More Half-Measures and Erratic Policies in Egypt; Admin Must Develop Consistent Policy, Says Ros-Lehtinen 10/28/13 As We Celebrate International Religious Freedom Day, We Must Not Forget the Plight of Christian Communities, Says Ros-Lehtinen 10/28/13 Tuesday: Ros-Lehtinen Will Again Speak With Cuban Rights Leaders Berta Soler and Jorge Luis Garcia PĂ©rez (AntĂșnez) in U.S. Capitol 10/28/13 Aiding Those to Whom We Owe the Highest Debt, Ros-Lehtinen Votes to Improve Veterans Services 10/25/13 At This Critical Point in Our Dealings with Iran, Any Easing of Sanctions Would Roll Back Years of Painstaking, Multilateral Efforts To Prevent A Nuclear Iran, Says Ros-Lehtinen 10/25/13 At This Critical Point in Our Dealings with Iran, Any Easing of Sanctions Would Roll Back Years of Painstaking, Multilateral Efforts To Prevent A Nuclear Iran, Says Ros-Lehtinen