While the President was busy being...presidential, some of our Senators were out doing some actual good.
U.S. Senator for Texas
B40B Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sean Rushton
January 14, 2013
Senator Cruz Visits Afghanistan and Israel with Congressional Delegation
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced today that he and four other Senators just completed a visit to Afghanistan and Israel.
Cruz joined Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on the trip, as well as Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), and Deb Fischer (R-NE). During the trip, the Senators met with U.S. military personnel, military officials and political leaders to discuss political, economic and security issues affecting bilateral and regional relations.
In addition to visiting troops from Texas, Sen. Cruz joined the Senators to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Major General Larry Nicholson, and General John Allen, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force. The delegation returns to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.