President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the State of Israel to Attend the State Funeral of Former President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the State of Israel to Attend the State Funeral of Former President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the State of Israel to attend the State Funeral of Former President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres on September 30, 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation

The Honorable William J. Clinton, Former President of the United States

The Honorable Daniel Shapiro, U.S. Ambassador to the State of Israel, Department of State

The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State of the United States

The Honorable Robert Casey, U.S. Senator, Pennsylvania

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (CA-12)

The Honorable Steny Hoyer, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (MD-5)

The Honorable Jan Schakowsky, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (IL-9)

The Honorable Charles Rangel, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (NY-13)

The Honorable Sander Levin, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-9)

The Honorable Eliot Engel, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (NY-16)

The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (FL-27)

The Honorable Jerrold Nadler, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (NY-10)

The Honorable Kay Granger, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (TX-12)

The Honorable Susan Davis, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (CA-53)

The Honorable Steve Israel, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (NY-3)

The Honorable Adam Schiff, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (CA-28)

The Honorable Steve Cohen, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (TN-9)

The Honorable Ted Deutch, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (FL-21)

The Honorable David Cicilline, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (RI-1)

The Honorable Suzanne Bonamici, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (OR-1)

The Honorable Alan Lowenthal, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (CA-47)

The Honorable Lee Zeldin, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (NY-1)

The Honorable Susan Rice, Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor

The Honorable Benjamin Rhodes, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting

The Honorable Jeffrey Zients, Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council

The Honorable Robert Malley, Special Assistant to the President, Senior Advisor to the President for Counter-ISIL Campaign, National Security Council, and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and Gulf Region, National Security Council

The Honorable Frank Lowenstein, Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, Department of State

The Honorable Yael Lempert, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for the Levant, Israel, and Egypt, National Security Council

The Honorable Stephen Hadley, Former National Security Advisor

The Honorable Martin Indyk, Former Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

The Honorable Stuart Eizenstat, Former Ambassador to the European Union

Mr. Alan Solow, Partner, Resolute Consulting