July 24th, 2023
Israel has stood as a friend to the United States for many years. A key component of friendship is looking out for one another and standing up for one another.
July 5th, 2023
In the face of unprecedented nuclear provocations from the Iranian regime, the U.S. must make clear that a nuclear Iran is unacceptable. We cannot allow the Biden administration to bring back the disastrous and threatening...
December 5th, 2022
The MACH 1 Caucus, a coalition of former military pilots and current lawmakers including Rep. August Pfluger, Rep. Scott Franklin, Rep. Jake Ellzey, Rep. Mike Garcia, and Rep.
September 20th, 2022
This week, the Foreign Affairs Committee considered H.R. 2374, the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act. The bill notes that school-aged children in the West Bank and Gaza are learning from American taxpayer-...
November 3rd, 2021
The President’s proposal to open a separate consulate would promote division in Jerusalem and undermine US diplomatic efforts that would harm Israel.
September 27th, 2021
Israel is a vital ally of the United States located in a very dangerous neighborhood. It is surrounded by countries whose occupants want to wipe it off the map. And yet Israel remains a force for stability in the region and...
June 9th, 2021
We must stand united with the Jewish community, especially during a wave of heightened animosity. We ought to fight against all forms of antisemitism and ensure the safety of Jewish Americans on U.S. soil.
May 19th, 2021
As the lone democracy in the Middle East and America’s most loyal ally, Israel deserves our attention and support.
May 3rd, 2021
I issued the following statement Tuesday in response to media reports that former Secretary of State and current Climate Envoy John Kerry informed an Iranian official about covert Israeli operations.
December 11th, 2020
Today is a wonderful day for Morocco and Israel. In just a few short months since the initial signing of the Abraham Accords, we've seen a growing number of our Arab allies willing to advance the cause of peace. I've long...
July 12th, 2023
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken calling on him to rescind discriminatory guidance issued by the State Department...
March 2nd, 2023
Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to train Israeli pilots to operate KC-46 refueling aircraft before Israel receives its KC-46s from the United States in 2025. This early training will...
November 17th, 2022
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Senate Judiciary Committees, responded to news that the Biden administration seeks to open an FBI investigation into Israel. Sen. Cruz said:
July 15th, 2022
This week, I sent a letter to President Biden urging him to reconsider his unprecedented trip to East Jerusalem. The President embarks today on a visit to East Jerusalem, a destination no U.S. President has travelled to and...
November 2nd, 2021
Recently, I signed a letter encouraging the Biden Administration to abandon its ill-conceived plan to open a consulate separate from our embassy in Israel’s capital city of Jerusalem. I wanted to share with you why this...
September 24th, 2021
I recently spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to urge my colleagues to support my amendment to the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act, which states clearly that Israel is a critical defense partner...
May 24th, 2021
I’m proud to stand with the sovereign state of Israel, and by introducing this resolution, I hope my colleagues will join me in reaffirming the strong ties between our two countries.
May 11th, 2021
Israel is one of our greatest friends and most important allies; the administration must unequivocally condemn these attacks and fully support Israel’s right to defend itself and its citizens in the strongest possible terms...
April 23rd, 2021
As Israel continues to face dangerous threats such as those from Iran and its terrorist proxies, proposals to reduce or condition funding would undermine U.S national security interests and be detrimental to Israel’s ability...
November 19th, 2020
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I along with U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) this week sent a letter to President Trump urging the administration to...