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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Jan 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement in recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed on January 27th: 

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Liz Cheney (R-WY) led a group of 20 republicans in introducing H.R.

Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement in support of additional sanctions on human rights abusers and taking steps to strengthen the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: 

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. —  Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL), Nita Lowey (D-NY) Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Kay Granger (R-TX) and Marc Veasey (D-TX) issued the following statement in response to recent attacks in France against Jewish-owned establishments, including Tuesday’s arson attack of a kosher supermarket in Créteil on the anniversary of the 2015 Hyper Cacher attack:

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.