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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

Our Ally Israel

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January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ), Ron DeSantis (R-FL), and Lee Zeldin (R-NY) introduced a bill today to “recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer to Jerusalem the United States Embassy located in Tel Aviv”. Rep. Franks released the following statement about the timing of this legislation:

May 12, 2016 Articles

His Excellency Reuven Rivlin
President of the State of Israel
The Office of the President of Israel
3 HaNasi Street
Komemiut Neighborhood (Talbiyeh)
Jerusalem 92188

Dear President Rivlin,

June 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Upon reviewing the decision handed down yesterday by the Supreme Court in the case of Zivotofsky v. Kerry, co-Chair of the Israel Allies Caucus, Representative Trent Franks, issued the following statement:

September 22, 2011 Press Release
Washington D.C. - Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) issued the following statement regarding reports that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ intends to request full membership in the United Nations at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council this week in New York:
May 20, 2011 Press Release
May 20th, 2011 - In response to President Obama's proposal that Israel redraw its own boundaries to reflect border lines as they existed in 1967 -- thereby ceding significant swaths of land to Palestine -- Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) released the following statement:
"President Obama's suggestion that Israel return to 1967 border lines is a stance that betrays America's closest ally.


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