FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2014
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Asm. Melendez Introduces Resolution Calling for Release of Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, introduced a legislative resolution calling on President Obama to act in accordance with United States Code and do everything in his power to help free Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi from prison.
“Sergeant Tahmooressi is suffering the consequences of a terrible misunderstanding in Mexico and it is our duty as both lawmakers and American citizens to ask our President to help free him as soon as possible,” said Melendez. “My resolution puts the California State Legislature on record in support of Sergeant Tahmooressi’s release and underscores to Mexican officials our deep concern over the handling of his case.” Continue reading