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Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement today in recognition of the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001.
“Today, our nation pauses to remember the men and women who lost their lives in the attacks of September 11th, and their families, who still grieve for them. We reflect on the heroism of the firefighters, police officers, and all first responders who died in the line of duty while trying to save others, and honor the brave men and women in uniform who continue to work each day to keep us safe.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement on Iraq:
“ISIL are among the most brutal terrorists on the planet. I am hopeful that the President’s deliberate actions will prevent massive slaughter of innocent people and protect our military and other U.S. personnel on the ground in Iraq. The President also made clear that our country will not be dragged into another war.”
Washington DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel issued the following statement in regards to the passage of the bi-partisan H.J.Res 76 to provide $225 million in immediate emergency funding to replenish Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.
“This funding is crucial to the defense of Israeli citizens from Hamas terrorism. It is a testament to the United States’ long standing and deep friendship with Israel,” said Frankel.
Washington DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel reiterated her support for Israel as the country defends itself against Hamas’ vast underground tunnel network.
“No nation can accept the perpetual threat of terrorists launching attacks and kidnappings from underground tunnels,” Frankel said. “It’s shocking to learn that Hamas has spent upwards of $100 million on these tunnels at the expense of Palestinians in Gaza. The Hamas leadership has once again shown that it cares more about killing Israelis than it does about helping Palestinians.”
Washington DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel issued the following statement on July 17, 2014, regarding Israel’s launching of a ground operation in Gaza.
Washington DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel condemned Hamas’s ongoing war crimes against both Israeli and Palestinian civilians. The terrorist organization continues to fire rockets at Israeli civilians from the cover of Palestinian civilian areas. Her comments followed a meeting with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer and Israeli Defense Attaché Major General Yaacob Ayish.
Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday following her trip to Nigeria during which the focus was on the plight of the victims of Boko Haram terrorists, including 270 school girls kidnapped in April of this year.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoke on the House floor today in support of H.Res. 573, which condemns the kidnapping of female students by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram. Congresswoman Frankel, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is an original co-sponsor of the resolution.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted against a partisan bill to create a select committee charged with investigating the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi.
“We are about to watch another political show at the expense of the American people,” said Congresswoman Frankel.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel applauded President Barack Obama’s decision to send military experts and hostage negotiators to Nigeria to help in the efforts to free over 250 girls kidnapped by the militant group, Boko Haram. The terrorist organization kidnapped the young girls to stop them from attending school. Its leader has threatened to sell them in the market. Boko Haram, which loosely translates into English as “Western education is sin,” has been attacking schools across the country, kidnapping and murdering school children.