Pelosi: “There is no greater political accomplishment in the 20th Century than the establishment of the State of Israel”

Pelosi: “There is no greater political accomplishment in the 20th Century than the establishment of the State of Israel”

Democratic Congressional leader Nancy Pelosi meets with right wing Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman, March 27, 2018. [from tweet]

Nancy Pelosi press release [photos added]

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is leading a Congressional delegation visit to Israel and Jordan focusing on global and regional security and cooperation issues:

“There is no greater political accomplishment in the 20th Century than the establishment of the State of Israel,” said Leader Pelosi. “Our delegation is pleased to be able to extend the congratulations of the American people to the people of Israel as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of Jewish state this spring.”

“In Jordan, our delegation travels at a vital time in the U.S. relationship with this key ally,” Leader Pelosi said. “We anticipate productive meetings on how our two nations and people can work together to strengthen our economic and security relationships. Members are particularly interested in reviewing the Syrian refugee and humanitarian challenges as well as addressing other critical challenges facing the region.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with an American Congressional delegation led by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, March 26, 2018. [from tweet]
In addition to Leader Pelosi, the Members of the delegation are:

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Appropriations Committee
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Energy and Commerce Committee; Budget Committee
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Ranking Member, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX), Appropriations Committee
Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Financial Services Committee
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Budget Committee; Judiciary Committee
Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA), Appropriations Committee
Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA), Armed Services Committee; Natural Resources Committee
Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Armed Services Committee; Agriculture Committee
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Oversight and Government Reform Committee; Judiciary Committee

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