David Fonseca is Deputy Director of Government Affairs at the American Center for Law & Justice. As a member of the Government Affairs team in the ACLJ's Washington, D.C. office, David works on relevant legislative and policy issues of the day. He interacts with Members of Congress and their staff to advance and advocate for the core issues of the ACLJ.
Prior to joining the ACLJ, David worked in various political capacities, including Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign and internships in the United States Senate, including the office of Senator Marco Rubio. He graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Government: Politics and Policy, where he was involved in Student Government and various other clubs. He has lived and traveled extensively overseas and is fluent in Spanish.
The United States Senate has overwhelmingly advanced bipartisan legislation known as S.1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019. This legislation, originally introduced by Senator Marco Rubio (FL), was passed by a supermajority vote of 77-23. The bill was introduced on...
Recently, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced the End Palestinian Terror Salaries Act of 2018. It would build on the Taylor Force Act, which was passed last year and was aimed at ending American aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) unless it stopped paying stipends to terrorists and their families.
In a major victory for Israel, President Trump signed H.R. 3342, the Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act, into law on December 21, 2018. This Act condemns groups like Hamas and Hezbollah for the use of innocent civilians as human shields. In a tremendous display of...
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