Mar 03 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will attend the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address to a joint session of Congress. The Iowa Senator is also among 52 cosponsors to the resolution (S.Res.76), welcoming the Prime Minister to the United States in anticipation of his address.
“As we face ever increasing global challenges, especially in the Middle East, it is crucial we recognize our relationship with Israel and stand behind our longtime friend, trusted ally and important partner for our nation,” said Senator Ernst. “A nuclear Iran is a threat to Israel – and our nation – and we ought to hear from our best ally in the Middle East on this important issue. The United States must confront Iran’s nuclear ambitions and take the necessary steps to support Israel in their right to defend itself. I look forward to hearing from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today.”
The Prime Minister will address the joint session at 10 am CT. You can stream live here.
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