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Rick Scott Joins Tim Scott, Rubio to Announce Resolution in Defense of Israel

Below is an official release from the office of U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) regarding a resolution to reiterate Israel‘s right to self-defense and condem calls from fellow legislators to “interfere in Isarel’s soverign electoral process”:

Senator Rick Scott joined Senator Tim Scott (R – SC) to announce their introduction of a resolution reiterating Israel’s right to self-defense and condemning recent calls from U.S. lawmakers, which interfere in Israel’s sovereign electoral process. The resolution is cosponsored by Senators Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Pete Ricketts (R-Neb.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Ted Budd (R-N.C.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.). 

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Senator Scott is currently visiting Israel, where he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other high-ranking officials to discuss the United States’ and Israel’s shared priority of destroying Iran-backed Hamas terrorists that have killed thousands of individuals, including Americans since the October 7, 2023 attacks. In recognition of Holy Week, Senator Scott also visited the Western Wall to pray for the people of Israel and the immediate release of all hostages.

The full text of the resolution can be found here.

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