Pelosi, Eshoo Lead Congressional Delegation to the Middle East

March 18, 2005
Press Release

March 18, 2005

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will lead a Congressional Delegation to the Middle East. The group will travel to Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon from March 18 to March 25.

Pelosi will be joined by Representatives Anna Eshoo, Darrell Issa (R-Vista), George Miller (D-Martinez), Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles), Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts), James McGovern (D-Massachusetts), and Linda Sanchez (D-Garden Grove).

"The delegation will meet with regional leaders to assess efforts to promote political and economic reform, the Middle East peace process, and the situation in Iraq," Pelosi said. "We are especially looking forward to meeting American servicemen and women in Iraq."

"It's an honor to be part of the Democratic Leader's bipartisan delegation and travel to the Middle East during a time of historic opportunity," said Rep. Eshoo.

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