Updated: Oct 13
As a proud candidate for United States Senator, I am deeply disturbed by the recent brutal attack on Israel carried out by Hamas. The unspeakable atrocities of murder, kidnapping, and butchery have shaken me to the core. It is incumbent upon us, as representatives of the American people, to address this grave situation and advocate for a robust foreign policy response. Now, more than ever, we must stand united against terrorism and demonstrate unwavering support for our allies.
It is disheartening to witness the nativity and weakness displayed in our current administration's foreign policy. I firmly believe in the importance of recognizing the true nature of this threat and taking decisive action to protect our national security interests and those of our allies.
Let us not forget that Hamas, the organization responsible for this heinous attack, is funded by Iran. This fact underscores the urgent need to address Iran's role as a state sponsor of terrorism. As a Senator, I will be committed to holding Iran accountable for its support of Hamas and other extremist groups that pose a direct threat to regional stability. We must send a clear and unequivocal message that terrorism will not be tolerated, and those who fund it will face severe consequences.
Having had the privilege of recently attending a conference organized by American Iranians who have bravely fled Iran, I am inspired by their unwavering commitment to freedom and democracy. These individuals denounce the Iranian regime and its support for Hamas. As Senator, I will be fully dedicated to supporting their cause and amplifying their voices. Their firsthand experiences and insights into the true nature of the Iranian regime are invaluable in shaping our foreign policy approach.
During the conference, we engaged in extensive discussions about the dangers of paying ransoms to terrorist states. The consensus was clear: the United States and our allies must never succumb to extortion. Paying ransoms only emboldens terrorists and perpetuates a cycle of violence. As a Senator, I will vehemently oppose any measures that compromise our national security and the safety of innocent individuals. We must take a resolute stand against this practice, ensuring that terrorism is not rewarded.
Securing our borders is not just an immigration issue; it is a matter of national security. Weak border control exposes us to potential threats, including the infiltration of terrorists and sleeper cells. As a Senator, I will prioritize border security, advocating for robust measures that protect our nation and its citizens. By doing so, we can bolster our national defense and safeguard our communities from those who seek to harm us.
As your United States Senator, I will be unwavering in my commitment to a strong and resolute foreign policy. The horrific attack on Israel serves as a stark reminder of the challenges we face and the urgent need for action. We must hold Iran accountable for its support of Hamas, support those who have escaped oppressive regimes, reject ransom payments, and secure our borders to safeguard our nation. Together, we can rise to this challenge and reinforce our commitment to peace, security, and justice at home and abroad.
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