ERIC SCHMITT, Senator for Missouri

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Eric Schmitt released a statement on Biden’s nominee, Jack Lew, to be Ambassador to Isarel as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee considers his nomination:

“Jack Lew is simply not the right person to be America’s ambassador to our longtime and strong ally, Israel. Lew was the architect of the failed and dangerous Iran Nuclear Deal. Iran is the world’s number one state-sponsor of terrorism and the primary funder of Hamas terrorism – we don’t need a soft-on-Iran ambassador to Israel. Biden and Lew both have capitulated to Iran in the past – this fact alone should immediately disqualify him,” said Senator Eric Schmitt.