SUNDAY In Miami – Ros-Lehtinen to Speak to Press Upon Return to Miami from Classified Syria Brief in Washington, DC

Sep 1, 2013 Issues: Foreign Affairs

Miami, Florida – Today Sunday, September 1, 2013, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, will be returning from Washington, DC, where she attended a classified Members briefing from the Administration on the situation in Syria. She will arrive at Miami International Airport at 7:30pm and will make herself available to press for questioning.

WHO:             Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

WHEN:          Sunday, September 1, 2013 – 7:30 p.m., or immediately following the arrival of American Airlines flight 1219

WHERE:       In front of MIA hotel airport lobby, Concourse E

WHY:             To discuss the debate in Congress over the potential use of military action in Syria in retaliation for the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons

NOTE:           Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen’s staff will also be available for questions regarding her availability.

                        For more information, please contact:

Alex Cruz – Alex.Cruz@mail.house.gov; 202-225-8200

Christine Del Portillo – Christine.DelPortillo@mail.house.gov; 202-225-4630

Eddy Acevedo – Eddy.Acevedo@mail.house.gov; 202-412-7927

Golan Rodgers – Golan.Rodgers@mail.house.gov; 202-538-0580