FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jeff Mendelsohn, [email protected]
Pro-Israel America Congratulates Reps. Greg Meeks (D) (NY-05), Grace Meng (D) (NY-06), Tom Suozzi and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres on Primary Victories
June 24, 2020 (Washington, DC) — Pro-Israel America Executive Director Jeff Mendelsohn issued the following statement in response to primary election wins for three endorsed candidates:
“Pro-Israel America congratulates endorsed candidates Rep. Greg Meeks, Rep. Grace Meng, Rep. Thomas Suozzi and New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres on their primary victories. We are proud to support these champions of a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and grateful for our grassroots activists who contributed so much to help their campaigns win. The pro-Israel community saw victories last night that add to our strong track record this cycle. We look forward to more good news from New York as additional votes are counted.”
“Pro-Israel America is proud to support Eliot Engel and will wait until the votes are counted in his race. Pro-Israel America will always step up and rally to defend pro-Israel champions like Rep. Eliot Engel who has done so much for the U.S.-Israel relationship. The pro-Israel community remains strong, as does support in Congress for America’s alliance with Israel. ”
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Pro-Israel America endorses candidates from both sides of the aisle, now totaling fifty candidates, including 21 Republicans and 29 Democrats: Republican Senators Susan Collins, Tom Cotton, John Cornyn, Steve Daines, Joni Ernst, Cory Gardner, Lindsay Graham, David Perdue, Jim Risch, Ben Sasse, and Thom Tillis, and Democratic Senators Chris Coons, Doug Jones, Gary Peters and Tina Smith. Endorsements for Democratic House of Representatives candidates include Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Representatives Joyce Beatty, Brendan Boyle, Tony Cárdenas, David Cicilline, Henry Cuellar, Ted Deutch, Eliot Engel, Josh Gottheimer, Ted Lieu, Elaine Luria, Carolyn Maloney, Gregory Meeks, Grace Meng, Kweisi Mfume, Stephanie Murphy, Tom O’Halleran, Max Rose, Brad Schneider, David Scott, Albio Sires, Brad Sherman, Thomas Suozzi and Juan Vargas as well as challenger Antone Melton-Meaux. Endorsements for Republican House of Representatives candidates include Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Representatives Don Bacon, Jamie Herrera Beutler, Steve Chabot, Brian Fitzpatrick, Kay Granger, Brian Mast, Michael McCaul, Joe Wilson and Lee Zeldin.