Foreign Affairs and National Security
During this time of increased volatility in the Middle East and strained relationships with both Russia and China, American leadership in world affairs is vital. As a nation, a strong national defense is critical to meet the challenges of a dangerous and shifting global landscape, as well as maintaining relationships with crucial allies. That is why I am proud to be the co-chair for the caucuses of some of the United States’ biggest partners, including the Israel Caucus, the Caucus on India and Indian Americans, and the South Korea Caucus.
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Washington, DC — Today, Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ami Bera (D-CA) and Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, introduced a resolution recognizing and supporting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
DuPage County, IL — Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement reemphasizing his strong support of immigrant communities:
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."
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: