Jim Costa


Jim Costa has represented California’s 21st district since 2005.  Costa sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee and is a strong supporter of Israel as a vital partner of the United States in the Middle East.  Costa supports a strong posture towards Iran - he was a conference committee member negotiating the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010, which invoked the first significant U.S. sanctions on Iran.

“Iran must be held fully accountable for its continued role in funding Hamas and Islamic terror. We urge the Administration to take all necessary steps to cut off Iranian funding sources.” - Congressman Jim Costa in letter to President Biden