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Congressman blasts 'Iranian aggression' after spies nabbed in US

'These men were collecting photos of Chabad and Hillel Jewish centers in Chicago; flagrant acts of Iranian aggression intolerable.'

Congressman blasts 'Iranian aggression' after spies nabbed in US

'One of the greatest moments in history'

US officials respond to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

'One of the greatest moments in history'

House bill extends criminal penalties to compliance with BDS

New bipartisan bill stipulates that criminal penalties for boycotting Israel would be extended to companies complying with BDS.

House bill extends criminal penalties to compliance with BDS

Congress blocks Iran-Boeing agreement

House of Representatives passes amendments authored by Rep. Peter Roskam to block the sales of Boeing and Airbus aircraft to Iran.

Congress blocks Iran-Boeing agreementplayer

US task force: 'Never again’

Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism commemorates Holocaust victims and survivors.

US task force commits to the promise of ‘never again’

No dollars for Ayatollahs, urge American lawmakers

American lawmakers introduce bill prohibiting President Obama from providing Iran direct or indirect access to the financial system.

No dollars for Ayatollahs, urge American lawmakers

US Reps urge funding for Israeli missile programs

Representatives call on Congress to focus funding for joint US-Israeli anti-missile defense programs and anti-tunnel project.

US Reps urge funding for Israeli missile programs

Watch: Meet the man leading Congress's war on BDS

Congressman Peter Roskam speaks with Arutz Sheva about his efforts to combat BDS.

Watch: Meet the man leading Congress's war on BDSplayer

Congress to EU: Declare Hezbollah a terror group

Congress members urge EU to do as Gulf states and outlaw both military and political branches of Hezbollah, to actually harm the terrorists.

Congress urges EU to declare Hezbollah a terror group

Roskam demands Kerry reject Israel critcism

Peter Roskam says Dan Shapiro's 'troubling' remarks will only serve to 'empower' those who seek to 'delegitimize and marginalize' Israel.

Congressman demands Kerry reject US envoy's criticism of Israel

'Obama should have apologized in State of Union'

Congressman lets Obama know what speech should have included - like Israel, and more than a 'passing reference' to Iran.

'Obama should have apologized in State of the Union'

US Reps slam EU's 'boycott' labeling scheme

Bipartisan House members table resolution condemning EU for 'encouraging boycott of all Israeli goods,' in ploy for 'one-sided concessions.'

US Reps slam EU's 'boycott' labeling scheme

Congressmen demand US stop EU labeling

Bipartisan letter urges US Trade Representative to use new anti-BDS law against EU discrimination, which 'attempts to impose borders.'

Congressmen demand US stop EU labeling

Congressmen Debunk Obama's Iran Deal 'Myths'

Roskam and Pompeo strike down Obama administration's claims regarding secret side deals between Iran and IAEA.

Congressmen Debunk Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal 'Myths'

House Passes Bill to Restart Iran Deal Review

After Senate move to block deal fails, House calls to restart review, accusing Obama of breaching Review Act with secret side deals.

House Passes Resolution to Restart Iran Deal Reviewplayer

Lapid Meets Congressman Over US-Israel Ties

Yesh Atid chairman expresses solidarity with Republicans during meeting with delegation headed by Peter Roskam.

Lapid Meets Influential Congressman, Stresses US-Israel Ties

Congressman Roskam: Obama's 'Deal or War' is False

After getting majority on anti-deal resolution, Roskam on TV notes Obama said 'no deal better than bad deal,' until he made a 'bad deal.'

Congressman Roskam: Obama's 'Deal or War' Claim is Falseplayer

Roskam Confident He'll Get Veto-Proof Majority

In just 2 weeks, 218-member House majority backs resolution against Iran deal; sponsor says it has good chance of beating Obama's veto.

Roskam Confident He'll Get Veto-Proof Majority against Iran Deal

Congressman's Legislation Condemns Iran Deal

Congressman Peter Roskam introduces legislation, backed by 171 co-sponsors, which condemns the deal with Iran.

Congressman Introduces Legislation Condemning Iran Deal

Congressman: State Dept. Warped US Policy

Roskam slams State Dept. for not defending Israel from BDS in Judea-Samaria, accuses it of 'prejudging peace process outcomes.'

Congressman: State Dept. Warped US Policy

Congress: Millions in Aid for IDF Missile Defense

Bipartisan move secures hundreds of millions in funds for Israeli short- and long-range missile defense systems.

Congress Approves Millions in Extra Aid for IDF Missile Defense

US Congressman Demands France Denounce Orange

Congressman Roskam urges Hollande to take action, noting boycott is part of 'economic attack' against Israel.

US Congressman Demands France Denounce Orange 'Outrage'

J-Street Trying to Prevent Anti-BDS Legislation

J-Street joins anti-Israel groups in unsuccessful attempt to scupper legislation which would deal a death blow to BDS in America.

J-Street Trying to Prevent Anti-BDS Legislation

S-300 Will Block US Strike on Nuclear Facilities

Bipartisan letter warns Kerry Russia's sale to Iran will remove US military threat, shows Russia can't be trusted in nuclear talks.

Congressmen: S-300 Will Block US Strike on Nuclear Facilities

Congressman Backs Netanyahu in Slamming Deal

Congressman Roskam says coming year 'pivotal' in stopping Iranian nuke, presents Bibi with painting by his wife.

Congressman Backs Netanyahu in Slamming Nuclear Deal

US 'Playing into Iran's Hands' in Nuclear Talks

Senior US Congressman says Obama admin 'playing into the hands of the Iranians' in nuclear talks - but insists Congress can fight back.

Is it Too Late to Stop Iran?

Congress Urged to Increase Military Aid to Israel

Bipartisan request to House committee cites increased threat from Hezbollah, Iran; notes aid 'in America's interest'.

US Lawmakers Call for Increase in Missile Defense Aid to Israel

US Bill: Academic Boycott? No Federal Funding

Bipartisan bill introduced Thursday revokes funding for US academic institutions boycotting Israel, 'admonishes anti-Semitism.'

US Bill: Academic Boycott? No Federal Fundingplayer

The Battle to Restore US Foreign Policy 'Backbone'

Congressman fronts bipartisan effort to stop 'dangerous' shift in US policy, says Obama no longer interested in preventing nuclear Iran.

Congressman Battles to Restore 'Backbone' in US Foreign Policy