Romney for President
CONTACT: Romney Press Office
November 29, 2011
MITT ROMNEY ANNOUNCES
ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN, MARIO DIAZ-BALART, AND LINCOLN DIAZ-BALART AS
FOREIGN POLICY ADVISORS
Mitt Romney today announced the addition of Congresswoman Ileana
Ros-Lehtinen, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, and former Congressman
Lincoln Diaz-Balart as Foreign Policy Advisors and members of his Latin
American Working Group.
am proud to be working with Ileana, Mario, and Lincoln,” said Mitt
Romney. “They’re conservative leaders who will help me articulate my
vision to make America more prosperous at home and respected throughout
her support, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said, “The policies of
the past three years have put America’s standing in the world at
It is time we had a president who understands that our country must
lead. Mitt Romney believes that America is an exceptional nation
has a strategy to restore our country’s greatness. The Romney plan for
economic growth will create jobs and opportunities for all, especially
for South Floridians, who are passionate in their pursuit of the
world is a more secure place when America is leading boldly,” said
Congressman Diaz-Balart. “We need a president who won’t apologize for
America, but will work to secure free markets, economic opportunity,
and human rights for all people around the world. Mitt Romney is that
leader who will make America stronger and more respected in the
Romney is a leader who can rebuild our national defense,” said former
Congressman Diaz-Balart. “Our country faces grave threats throughout
the world. We need a leader who will stand up for American interests
and work tirelessly for freedom and prosperity everywhere. I know Mitt
Romney is ready to face these challenges and I proudly support him.”
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Was Elected To The
U.S. Congress In 1989.
She represents Florida’s 18th
district and is currently the Chairman of the House Foreign Relations
Committee. Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen is the most senior Republican
woman in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mario Diaz-Balart Represents Florida’s
21st District in the U.S. Congress.
Diaz-Balart was one of the founding members of the Congressional
Hispanic Caucus. Before being elected to the U.S. House, he served in
both the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. He
was elected in 2002.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart Represented
Florida’s 21st District In The U.S. Congress From 1993 Until 2011.
his time in Congress, he was the Vice-Chairman of the House Rules
Committee. Diaz-Balart is currently the Chairman of the Congressional
Hispanic Leadership Institute.