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Dennis A. Ross

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  • Ross’ Statement on President Trump's Military Action in Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Constitution

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 6, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to President Trump's military action in Syria: “President Trump's decisive and immediate military action speaks loud and clear that the U.S. will not stand for the Assad regime's evil treatment of innocent lives, including babies and children. I support President Trump's decision to launch this targeted military strike and pray it will deter the Assad reg... Read more

  • Ross Calls on Congress to Pass Finish the Fence Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order on border security: “Finally, a president who is listening to the outcries of the American People and taking our national security seriously. President Trump’s plan to immediately secure our U.S.-Mexico border is the first incremental step in improving our immigration system and protecting our homeland. I am also excited th... Read more

  • Ross Reintroduces Legislation Directing Homeland Security to Finish Southwest Border Fence
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 12, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after reintroducing the Finish the Fence Act, which amends the Illegal Immigration and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to complete the required 700-mile Southwest border fencing by Dec. 31, 2017: “Since I was first elected, securing our border has been a top priority of mine. I am excited this is also a shared priority... Read more

  • ICYMI: Ross’ Floor Speech Disapproving of Obama’s Refusal to Veto UN’s Anti-Israel Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 5, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, spoke on the House Floor today to state his disapproval of President Obama and his administration’s refusal to veto the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Dec. 23, 2016. Rep. Ross has been a strong advocate for Israel and outspoken about President Obama’s lack of support and disdain for the nation. The House passed a resolution this evening to object the UN’s... Read more

  • Ross Re-Introduces Resolution to Condemn President Obama, U.N. for Anti-Israel Actions
    Posted in Press Releases on January 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 3, 2017 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after immediately re-introducing his resolution, with 51 cosponsors, disapproving of President Obama and his administration’s refusal to veto the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council on December 23, 2016: "President Obama's constant disdain and hostility toward our closest ally is completely unacceptable. The administration's recent refusal... Read more

  • Ross Introduces Resolution to Condemn President Obama, U.N. for Anti-Israel Actions
    Posted in Press Releases on December 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 30, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement after introducing a resolution today disapproving of President Obama and his administration’s refusal to veto the anti-Israel resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council on December 23, 2016: "President Obama's constant disdain and hostility toward our closest ally is completely unacceptable. The administration's recent refusal to veto the U.N.'s anti-Israel... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Prohibit U.S. Financing to Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on November 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 5711, which would prohibit U.S. financing for the sale of aircrafts to Iran, as well as prohibit the Export-Import Bank from financing the sale of goods to Iran: “The Obama Administration has long promised that the U.S. financial sector would remain off-limits to Iran, but broken promises by the Administration have become the status quo, whic... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Extend Iran Sanctions
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 6297, the Iran Sanctions Extension Act, which extends the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for 10 years: “I proudly voted for the Iran Sanctions Extension Act today because allowing the ISA to expire would compound the damage already done by the president’s dangerous Iran Nuclear Deal. Letting the ISA expire would send a wrong message that the U.S. w... Read more

  • Ross' Statement on FBI Reopening Clinton Email Investigation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, released the following statement in response to the FBI reopening its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified emails and information: “I am pleased the FBI is reopening its investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server use. As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton put the American people in harm’s way and recklessly ... Read more

  • Ross Votes to Override Obama’s 9/11 Victim Veto
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Family Values

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 28, 2016 – U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, made the following statement today after voting to override President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which gives families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the ability to sue Saudi Arabia: “The president’s refusal to provide families of Sept. 11 victims the chance to hold those behind the deadliest terrorist attack in American history accountable i... Read more