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Representative Mike Coffman

Representing the 6th District of COLORADO

Middle East Peace/Israel

Israel is the strongest ally that the United States has in the Middle East and shares our strategic interest in the region.  Israel wants peace and is better able to resolve their differences with the Palestinians without the interference of the United States.

More on Middle East Peace/Israel

Dec 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement regarding the United Nations vote on Israeli settlements:

"The decision of the US to abstain from the UN vote last week in addition to the comments by Secretary Kerry today is one that directly contradicts the US-Israeli relationship of mutual trust and support. Mixed messages in foreign policy on behalf of this administration undermines US interests and jeopardizes our relationships around the globe."

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) offered the following statement on the Iran nuclear deal.

“The economic sanctions should be strengthened and only relaxed when Iran stops engaging in state-sponsored terrorism,” said Coffman, a Marine Corps combat veteran. “From my experience in the region, watching Iran fund terrorist attacks against my fellow Marines, I have learned that Iran cannot be trusted. I will stand with our ally Israel in opposing this agreement when it comes before Congress.”

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) offered the following statement in response to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s address to a Joint Session of Congress.

Feb 27, 2015 In The News

Ahead of the now controversial speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver to a joint session of Congress on March 3, the Intermountain Jewish News asked Colorado’s representatives and senators in Washington, DC if they plan to attend.

ATTENDING:

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) announced that he is cautiously optimistic about the future of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan following his visit to the country late last month along with five other members of the U.S. House. The congressional delegation met with key military and political leader in Afghanistan.

Dec 1, 2014 In The News

The Washington Times

A Republican lawmaker says the battle against the Islamic State group needs to have “an Arab face,” even as the U.S. leads airstrikes to help defeat the militant group.

Aug 6, 2014 In The News

Craig Silverman invited every big-name Colorado politician he knew to speak at last week’s Rally for Israel, and he received an overwhelming response — from Republicans.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)  U.S. House of Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) released the below statement today after voting in support of supplemental funding to Israel for Iron Dome support: 

 “I supported this $225 million in additional funding for Iron Dome in order to protect our strongest ally in the Middle East against the relentless assault from a terrorist organization resolved towards its destruction.”

Aug 1, 2014 In The News

LET Israel finish the job against the Hamas terrorist infrastructure! was the overarching theme of Americans Against Terrorism’s rally for Israel, Sunday afternoon, July 27.

Jul 28, 2014 In The News

A crowd of more than 1,500 rallied Sunday on behalf of Israel at the Colorado state capitol, calling on Americans to support the Jewish state’s ability to defend itself in its conflict with Hamas in Gaza.