October 27, 2023

Van Hollen Joins Ossoff, Senators in Urging Access for Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) joined Senator Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) and their colleagues in warning a humanitarian collapse in Gaza would threaten regional stability and jointly issued the following statement:

“We urge the swift implementation of sustained access for humanitarian aid, including water and medical supplies, to save civilian lives in Gaza,” the group wrote.

In addition to Senator Van Hollen, Senator Ossoff is joined by Senators Jack Reed (D-R.I.), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Angus King (I-Maine), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), John Fetterman (D-Pa.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.).