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March 17, 2014Press Item
I condemn in the strongest terms Sunday's illegitimate referendum in Crimea, which was conducted under intimidation and the threat of violence.  The United States and our European allies will not recognize its results. 
March 12, 2014Press Item
“I join in condemning today’s rocket attacks from Gaza against Israeli communities and in praying for the safety and well-being of the families taking shelter.  I have been to S’derot and seen first-hand both the danger posed by these rockets and the resilience of those who live in their shadow each day. 
March 11, 2014Press Item
“I want to congratulate Chairman Royce for bringing this bill to the Floor, Ranking Member Engel, and my good friend from Massachusetts [Rep. Bill Keating] for his leadership on this issue.
March 6, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Gentlelady for yielding. I want to thank Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey for bringing this bill to the Floor in a very timely fashion.
March 3, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) are joining with Members of Congress to send the following letter to President Barack Obama in the coming days on efforts to prevent a nuclear armed Iran. 
February 28, 2014Press Item
"I will continue to monitor the situation in Ukraine closely as it develops. Like the President, I am deeply disturbed by reports of Russian troop movements inside Ukraine's borders, and it is important that respect for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity is maintained.
February 28, 2014Press Item
“Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague, the Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, for his taking the time here to discuss two critical problems that confront us. First of all, the crisis that is ongoing in Ukraine and the negotiations that are currently underway with Iran.
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February 19, 2014Press Item
“I remain deeply concerned about the escalating violence in Ukraine, and I join in urging the Ukrainian government to reach a peaceful resolution with the opposition before the situation worsens. 
February 19, 2014Press Item
"I welcome this announcement of new energy cooperation between Israel and Jordan, both of which share special bonds with the United States.
January 11, 2014Press Item
“I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.  
December 24, 2013Press Item
"I am deeply concerned by the recent violence in South Sudan.
December 5, 2013Press Item
"Throughout his life, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela met the purveyors of injustice, intolerance, and racism with an unyielding determination to forge a better and fairer future for his beloved nation.  
November 29, 2013Press Item
“This Sunday marks World AIDS Day, when we recommit ourselves to combating HIV-AIDS in America and across the world.  While great strides have been made to prevent the spread of this disease and treat those who are infected, we must continue the fight as long as HIV-AIDS continues to affect communities and endanger lives. 
November 24, 2013Press Item
"The United States and its allies are committed to ensuring that Iran neither develops nor has nuclear arms. 
November 24, 2013Press Item
“Our policy is that Iran should not have a nuclear arms capability. That continues to be our policy and the military option, as Secretary Kerry just said, is still on the table and it needs to be on the table.
September 17, 2013Press Item
“I'm sure that it will renew the discussions about access to weapons that can be used to kill a lot of people quickly. …  what we have seen in so many of these instances are that the perpetrators have given previous indication of instability, even inclinations to use weapons, and to talk about violence. So there was no doubt this was somebody who had a record of instability and certainly should have been, I think, subject to closer scrutiny, particularly in access to a facility such as the Navy Yard, or any facility that has large numbers of people in it, that has security concerns in the United States.”
September 14, 2013Press Item
“Clearly, I don't think we can allow [the negotiations] to be used as a delaying tactic. This has to be either real, as Secretary Kerry pointed out, specific, and immediate, but whether it's days or weeks, but certainly not longer than weeks where we get to a place where we think this is real.