Republican Israel Caucus

Congressman Roskam serves as co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, the largest Republican congressional organization dedicated to strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.

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Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which includes a provision that will provide Congress with an annual report on Iran’s use of commercial aircraft for illicit purposes. Representative Roskam (R-IL) coauthored similar language with Representative Lamborn (R-CO) that was adopted to the House version of the NDAA.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, released the following statement on the President’s announcement moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel:

“I applaud the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to begin the process of moving the US Embassy to this holy city.  Today’s announcement is the type of clear leadership that is so vital for the region."

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today the House voted to pass H.R. 1164, the Taylor Force Act, which would restrict U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority unless it ceases subsidizing terrorists through pay-to-slay policies. Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) co-sponsored this legislation.

Regarding the passage of H.R. 1164, Rep. Roskam released the following statement:

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
Missile defense cooperation between the United States and Israel is tremendously beneficial to both countries.
Mar 23, 2017 Press Release
We will oppose all forms of economic warfare against Israel and Israelis
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Iran has made a mockery of the international community with its missile program, support for terrorism, and human rights abuses.
Dec 23, 2016 Press Release
The adopted resolution is anti-Israel and anti-peace.‎
Nov 15, 2016 Press Release
The Protecting Israel Against Economic Discrimination Act puts Congress on the record opposing the UNHRC resolution and other attempts to economically harm and delegitimize Israel.
Oct 21, 2016 Press Release
USCIRF, created by Congress to monitor and defend international religious freedom, must strongly oppose UNESCO’s drastic violation of international religious freedom as the international body attempts to erase history
Sep 27, 2016 Press Release
He defended the Jewish people with an iron fist while relentlessly seeking peace and extending an open hand to Israel’s neighbors.