Sam Graves Statement on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Address to Congress

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on the threat of a nuclear armed Iran.

“America has no greater ally in the Middle East than Israel and I thank Prime Minister Netanyahu for addressing Congress today,” said Rep. Graves.  “Iran’s continued pursuit of nuclear weapons poses a significant threat to the U.S., Israel, and our allies in the Middle East and elsewhere.  This threat cannot be permitted and I hope the Administration will stand with Israel in preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons and securing peace across the region.”