President Trump's speech at the United Nations this morning was a missed opportunity to demonstrate true leadership in securing our nation and protecting our allies.
I am glad that Secretary Tillerson finally decided to host the Community of Democracies meeting in Washington, though his wavering on this decision sent a very dangerous signal about our nation’s commitment to supporting democratic principles, institutions, and norms around the world.
North Korea cannot be permitted to threaten the United States or its neighbors with the world's most dangerous weapons, and I am encouraged that the international community has rallied to make this clear.
These most recent ballistic missile and nuclear tests by North Korea are abhorrent and demand an international response that goes beyond words of condemnation.
North Korea's latest ballistic missile test is a clear provocation and risks destabilizing the entire region. The United States will continue to stand by our allies Japan and the Republic of Korea in a common defense against North Korean aggression.
I am outraged to hear of Hamas's decision to reunite with Iran. This unholy alliance between them stems from a deep hatred of Israel, of America, and of the universal human rights and freedoms that both our nations represent.