Washington – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress:

“Today I was honored to attend Prime Minister Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress.

“As our nation’s greatest ally in the region, hearing directly from the Prime Minister of Israel about the existential threat they face from a nuclear Iran was a powerful experience.

“A nuclear Iran is simply unacceptable, and our nation must work with our allies in the region to do everything to prevent this from happening.

“I thank Prime Minister Netanyahu for addressing my colleagues and me today, and I look forward to working with my colleagues in Congress to maintain our strong alliance.”