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Majority Leader Schumer, Speaker McCarthy, And Congressional Leaders Announce Israel's President To Address A Joint Meeting Of Congress

New York, NY – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker Kevin McCarthy, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries announced that His Excellence Isaac Herzog, President of the State of Israel, will address a Joint Meeting of Congress on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. Majority Leader Schumer and then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited Israeli President Herzog to address Congress last year and Senator Schumer met with Mr. Herzog in Israel during his CODEL in February. 

“I am pleased Congress will have the opportunity to hear from President Herzog, who has always been a great leader and is particularly influential at this time, to commemorate 75 years of the success of the State of Israel and the strong, enduring U.S.-Israel alliance. This invitation to speak at a joint meeting of Congress is a testament to the decades of bipartisan and bicameral support for Israel that transcends party politics and I look forward to welcoming him to the Capitol.”