Inhofe Statement on Friedman's Confirmation as Ambassador to Israel

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today released a statement following the confirmation of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel.

 "Protecting and advancing the vital relationship between the United States and Israel is a critical responsibility. I am confident David Friedman, as President Trump’s representative, will work to strengthen our friendship and deepen our ties, ensuring the democracies of Israel and the United States thrive. Friedman will also play a key role in bringing stability to the region and to counter Iran’s nuclear threats. He is the right man for the job."