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Washington, D.C. --  Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before Congress: 

“In a world of turmoil and so few true leaders, it was an honor to hear Prime Minister Netanyahu speak with conviction about what’s happening to his region and its impact on global stability. With the Iranian nuclear deal approaching, this is not some faraway issue for the Israelis—it’s a matter of life and death. Israel has every right to defend herself, and I applaud the Prime Minister’s decision to come before Congress to reiterate this point. His speech was a sobering reminder why the United States must stand with Israel.”