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Senator Jacky Rosen Completes Bipartisan CODEL to Middle East, Europe

During the Congressional Delegation, Rosen Engaged with Senior NATO and EU Officials in Belgium, Spoke at the COP26 Global Climate Change Summit in Scotland, Visited Afghan Refugees in Qatar, Worked to Strengthen the U.S.-Israel Alliance, Met With Incoming German Leadership    

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) traveled to five countries in Europe and the Middle East -- Belgium, the United Kingdom, Qatar, Israel, and Germany -- during the recent November recess as part of a...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Join All Women Senators in Bipartisan Letter Urging Biden Administration to Protect Afghan Women and Girls

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) joined all 24 women senators in a bipartisan letter to the Biden Administration calling for an interagency plan to protect the rights of Afghan women and girls following the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan. In addition to Rosen and Cortez Masto, the letter was led by U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and signed by every sitting female U.S. Senator.

“In the wake of the U.S....

On Senate Floor, Rosen Requests Immediate Consideration of Iron Dome Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), took to the Senate floor to request the Unanimous Consent of the Senate to immediately set up a vote on legislation to provide $1 billion for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. The bill, which was approved in a bipartisan 420-9 vote in the House of Representatives, was blocked by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) following Senator Rosen’s...

Rosen, Blackburn Hold Congressional Briefing on the Threat of Hezbollah in Europe, Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Urging EU to Fully Designate Hezbollah as Terrorist Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) held a virtual congressional briefing focused on the threat posed by Hezbollah and its malign activities in Europe. The bipartisan briefing also discussed ways to deepen transatlantic cooperation to counter the terrorist organization. Following the briefing, Senators Rosen and Blackburn introduced a bipartisan resolution urging the European Union (EU) to fully designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization. In...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Bipartisan Call to Protect Afghan Women Leaders in Wake of Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined Senate colleagues in urging the Biden administration to take swift, robust action to protect and support Afghan women leaders facing unparalleled danger following the Taliban’s violent sweep across Afghanistan and seizure of Kabul.

In the bipartisan letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of...

Rosen Holds Call with Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a call with Yair Lapid, Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister of Israel. During the call, Senator Rosen congratulated Minister Lapid on the formation of Israel’s new government and his appointment, and the two discussed efforts to strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship and combat the rise of antisemitism worldwide.

 “As the third female Jewish Senator in U.S. history and the first former synagogue president to serve in the...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation Reasserting U.S. Global Leadership on LGBTQ Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen announced her co-sponsorship of the Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act, legislation introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR). The legislation would ensure LGBTQ rights are prioritized in U.S. foreign policy; affirm that discrimination, hatred and violence against LGBTQ individuals will not be tolerated by the United States; and assert that the United States...

Rosen Statement on News of Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and Bahrain

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to Bahrain’s announcement that it would join the United Arab Emirates in establishing full diplomatic relations with Israel.

“Today’s news is a continuation of developments in the Middle East that may ultimately lead to lasting peace in the region,” said Senator Rosen. “Support for peace between Israel and its neighbors has enjoyed longstanding bipartisan support in Congress, and for good...

Rosen Statement on Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to news that Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish formal diplomatic relations between the countries.

“Today’s agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a historic milestone on the path to regional peace,” said Senator Rosen.  “It is my hope that this agreement paves the way for additional cooperation between Israel and other Arab states, which can only...

Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Calling on European Union to Designate Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Representatives Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) in leading a bipartisan and bicameral group of over two dozen Members of Congress urging European Union (EU) member states to designate the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Hezbollah has increasingly used Europe as a launching pad for its criminal and terrorist activities, including money laundering, drug smuggling, recruitment,...