Today Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) issued the following statement on H.R. 4133, the United States-Israel Enhances Security Cooperation Act of 2012. This legislation passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 411-2. Congressman Poe was a cosponsor of the bill.
"The United States has no greater ally in the Middle East than the nation of Israel. Israel's interests are America's interests. Americaís support for Israel cannot waiver, it cannot wane, and we cannot grow weary in proclaiming the absolute right of Israel to defend herself. Israel is surrounded by enemies, and an enemy of Israel is an enemy of the United States. This legislation reaffirms Americaís commitment to the security of Israel.î