HHS Secretary Alex Azar - Remarks to RJC

On June 13, the RJC was honored to welcome Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II to our June 2019 Leadership meeting in Washington, DC. Here are Sec. Azar's remarks, as prepared for delivery.

The Republican Jewish Coalition Is Proud To Play Key Role In Florida Gov. DeSantis’ Upcoming Mission To Israel

The Republican Jewish Coalition is honored to be a part of Governor DeSantis’ upcoming mission to Israel. This is DeSantis’ first international trip as Governor. RJC Florida Director Matt Bogdanoff released the following statement:

President Trump’s Immigration Plan Is A Bold Step Forward

Yesterday, President Trump presented his vision for a bold, new immigration system for our country. In response, Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks issued the following statement:

Thank You, President Trump: One-Year Anniversary of Embassy Move to Jerusalem

The Republican Jewish Coalition released a statement today on the one-year anniversary of the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. 

Tlaib’s Holocaust Statement Shows Deep-Seated Anti-Semitism, Historical Illiteracy

Last weekend, Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) said the Holocaust gives her “a calming feeling.” This is just one in a long line of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements made by Tlaib. Republican Jewish Coalition Executive Director Matt Brooks made the following statement:

RJC Commends Fulfillment of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995

Members of the RJC Board of Directors are in Israel this week on a solidarity mission. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement today:

Iran Deal Withdrawal One-Year Anniversary: How Did Left-Wing Jewish Groups Get Their Predictions So Wrong?

On the one year anniversary of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal, the Republican Jewish Coalition calls on left-wing Jewish groups, including J Street and the JDCA, to explain how they got their predictions on this and other pro-Israel foreign policy decisions of President Trump so wrong. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

RJC in Israel Brings Message of Support From President Trump, American People

Earlier today, Executive Director Matt Brooks and a delegation of RJC Board Members arrived in Israel on a mission of solidarity with the Israeli people. Hamas terrorists in Gaza spent the weekend bombarding innocent Israeli citizens with rocket fire, killing four Israelis and injuring more. In this difficult time, the RJC is proud to bring the people of Israel a message of hope and unity from President Trump and the American people. Matt Brooks released the following statement:

Cory Booker Refuses to Condemn Anti-Semitism of Ilhan Omar

Earlier today, at the She the People Presidential Forum, Senator Cory Booker defended the numerous reprehensible anti-Semitic tropes that Ilhan Omar has been trafficking for years. RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement:

The RJC Won’t Let Israel Become A Punching Bag For Democrats To Score Points With Their Radical Base

Last night, Bernie Sanders, the Democrats’ leading candidate for President called the recent, democratically elected government of Israel “racist”, and said if elected, he would be more sympathetic to Palestinian concerns. In response to this latest signal that the Democratic party is moving away from being a pro-Israel party, RJC Executive Director Matt Brooks released the following statement: