02.12.15

Gardner Welcomes Netanyahu to Congress

Washington, D.C. – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that he is co-sponsoring a resolution welcoming the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to address a Joint Session of Congress on his visit to the United States:

“Prime Minister Netanyahu said his speech to Congress will be about the ‘very survival’  of the State of Israel,” Gardner said. “Therefore, I believe it is critical for every Member of Congress to hear directly from the Prime Minister of our closest friend and ally in the region on how we can work together to confront the common challenges of Islamic extremism and a nuclear Iran.

“It’s never been more important for the United States to stand strong beside Israel. I will use my position on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to consistently advocate for policies which serve to strengthen this critical partnership. Israel’s enemies have consistently threatened to wipe Israel off the map. It’s our job to ensure that never happens.”

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