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December 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court allowed President Trump’s executive order halting entry from eight countries to take effect:

November 22, 2017 Press Release
An increasingly rogue nation, North Korea has demonstrated a blatant disregard for international law and human life through its active pursuit of nuclear capabilities, support of assassinations on foreign soil, and other nefarious activities. We cannot afford to disregard the real and escalating threat North Korea poses to the United States and our allies around the world.
September 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – On September 22, 2016, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, spoke twice on the House floor during debate on the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (H.R. 5931) that includes Congressman Zeldin’s amendment, which can be viewed here. The bill, including Congressman Zeldin’s amendment, passed the House last night by a vote of 254 - 163. 
 

June 27, 2016 Press Release

On June 11, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, a terrorist, who pledged allegiance to ISIS and radical Islam while violently targeting LGBT Americans, took the lives of 49 innocent people and severely wounded 53 others.

June 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today in response to the Department of Justice’s decision to censor Islamic terror references from the Orlando shooter's 911 call transcript:

April 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Mike Pompeo (R, KS-4) and Frank LoBiondo (R, NJ-2) sent a letter yesterday to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif, requesting a response on their visa applications to Iran, which they submitted more than two months ago. 
 
At the beginning of February, the three lawmakers submitted visa applications to travel to Iran to observe its elections and accomplish a number of other goals. They submitted a letter alongside their applications, outlining the aims of their trip. 
 

April 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today released the following statement in response to reports that the Obama administration will provide Iran access to the U.S. dollar:

March 28, 2016 Press Release

Too often in today’s world, we are reminded globally that we must all do more to protect the innocent and defeat those who threaten peace in the name of Islam. The recent terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium, that left over 30 people dead and over 300 wounded, is one more brutal reminder that the threat posed by Islamic terror groups is not just a threat to the Middle East - it’s a threat that is growing all around the world. 

March 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to the terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium:
  
“My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the people of Belgium in the wake of the horrifying terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium.