Florida Republican Rep. Cory Mills, an Army combat veteran, has traveled to Israel to help evacuate Americans amidst ongoing conflict. Mills has already rescued 32 Americans, but says there are hundreds still trapped. This mission comes after he previously assisted in evacuating American families from Afghanistan in 2021.
- Rep. Cory Mills is absent from House speaker crisis meetings to prioritize evacuating Americans from Israel.
- Mills has already successfully rescued 32 Americans but believes hundreds more are trapped.
- Rep. Mills had previously helped Americans evacuate from Afghanistan in September 2021.
- Since the attacks began in Israel on Saturday, 22 Americans have been reported dead, with more than 20 missing.
- The conflict has resulted in the death of at least 1,200 Israelis, and thousands are wounded.