RELEASE: Gottheimer Statement on Three Service Members Killed in Jordan

Jan 28, 2024
Press

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Today, Sunday, January 28, 2024, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement on the three service members killed in Jordan in a drone attack last night:

“To the family and loved ones of the service members killed last night by Iranian-backed terrorists, my heart is heavy for your loss. I will hold you in my thoughts and prayers. These patriots stood bravely on the front lines to keep us safe from terror and to protect the freedoms and values we cherish.

As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, every day, I see the malicious work of Iran and its network of terrorist proxy groups they directly command, from Hamas to Hezbollah to the Houthis. It is clear that their sole objective is to wreak havoc, create violence, cause instability, and cowardly murder service men and women protecting our democracy and way of life. 

I am confident that the President will hold those accountable who perpetrated this heinous attack on our service members. We must send a clear and decisive message to Tehran and its terrorist proxies around the globe: There will be consequences for your attacks against our country.”

###

Recent Posts


Mar 1, 2024
Press

RELEASE: Gottheimer Amendment Passes Committee Requiring SALT Testimony by Secretary of Housing & Urban Development

HUD in unique position to discuss SALT cap impacts on homeownership Above: Gottheimer introducing the amendment in the Financial Services Committee. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, February 29, 2024, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s amendment passed in the Financial Services Committee requiring the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to testify on the impacts of the SALT cap on homeownership […]



Feb 29, 2024
Press

RELEASE: Gottheimer Earns Perfect 100% Environmental Record Score from League of Conservation Voters

Fights for clean air clean, removes led and PFAS from drinking water, invests in climate resilient infrastructure, protects Jersey shore  Above: Gottheimer visiting the Appalachian Trail in Sussex County. NORTH JERSEY — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) received a perfect 100% score from the League of Conservation Voters’ 2023 National Environmental Scorecard. The score is based […]



Feb 29, 2024
In the News

ABC7: Congressman Gottheimer proposes federal action to protect family’s right to access IVF treatment

WATCH HERE: https://abc7ny.com/congressman-josh-gottheimer-ivf-treatment-new-jersey/14476044/ ByToni Yates ARAMUS, New Jersey (WABC) — Democrats on Capitol Hill introduced a bill Wednesday afternoon that would provide federal protection to families and medical providers regarding in vitro fertilization (IVF). U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and fellow Democrats introduced the ‘Right to Build Families Act’ on the Senate floor Wednesday, a measure […]