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September 2023

Date Title
9/30/23 Meeks Releases Statement on House Passage of 45-day Continuing Resolution
9/29/23 Meeks Calls for Pause on U.S. Military Financing to Egypt
9/11/23 Meeks Introduces Strengthening the Quad Act to Boost Indo-Pacific Cooperation 
9/10/23 Meeks, Bera Statement on the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with Vietnam
9/8/23 Meeks, Barr Introduce Technology Exports to India Act to Bolster US-India Ties

August 2023

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8/27/23 Meeks, Bera Issue Statement Commemorating Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day
8/17/23 Meeks, McCaul, Bera, Kim Issue Statement on the Trilateral Leaders Summit of the United States, Japan and the Republic of Korea
8/10/23 Meeks Leads Letter Urging Administration Not to Certify Certain Foreign Military Financing for Egypt
8/10/23 Meeks, McCaul, Castro, Salazar Release Statement on Assassination of Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Fernando Villavicencio

July 2023

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7/27/23 Meeks, McCaul, Bera, Kim Issue Statement on 70th Anniversary of the Korean Armistice
7/26/23 Meeks, McCaul Express Deep Concerns Over Situation in Niger
7/25/23 Meeks, McCaul, Salazar, Cherfilus-McCormick Issue Statement Following House Passage of Haiti Criminal Collusion Transparency Act
7/14/23 HFAC, SFRC Leadership Condemn Russia's Refusal to Extend Black Sea Grain Initiative

June 2023

Date Title
6/22/23 Ranking Members Meeks, Bera Issue Statement Welcoming Indian Prime Minister Modi
6/22/23 Meeks, Castro, McGovern, Lee Lead Key Democrats Calling on the Biden Administration to Prioritize Constructive Engagement with Venezuela
6/13/23 Meeks Issues Statement Following O&A Subcommittee on State’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility Budget Request
6/9/23 Meeks, Bera, Courtney Introduce AUKUS Undersea Defense Act

May 2023

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5/30/23 Meeks, McCaul Press Urgent Need to Address Political and Economic Crisis in Lebanon
5/23/23 Ranking Member Meeks Welcomes Extraordinary Accommodation to View Dissent Cable, Calls for Depoliticization of the Channel
5/19/23 Meeks, McCaul, Bera, Kim Urge G7 to Address China’s Economic Coercion
5/11/23 Ranking Member Meeks Introduces Bill to Impose Sanctions on Any Entity Responsible for Endangering Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine
5/10/23 Meeks, McCaul, Keating, Kean Introduce Resolution Calling for Release of Evan Gershkovich
5/9/23 Meeks, McCaul, Phillips, Wilson Introduce Bill to Sanction Iran’s Missile and Drone Program
5/8/23 Meeks, McCaul Condemn Assad’s Readmission to the Arab League
5/5/23 Meeks, McCaul, HFAC Members Urge UN to Reject Male-Only Humanitarian Aid Implementation in Afghanistan
5/1/23 Meeks, McCaul, Bera, Kim Welcome Philippine President Marcos to Washington
5/1/23 Meeks, McCaul on Need for Special Envoys to Sudan

April 2023

Date Title
4/26/23 Meeks, McCaul, Kim, Bera Statement on President Yoon’s Visit to Washington
4/25/23 Meeks Issues Statement Following Return from Leader Jeffries’ CODEL to Ghana, Israel
4/25/23 Meeks Leads Joint Statement Congratulating Resolution Commemorating Israel’s 75th Anniversary and Affirming Two-State Solution
4/24/23 Meeks, Meng, McCaul, Y. Kim, Bera, Steel, A. Kim, Carter, and Strickland Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Reaffirming U.S. Support for South Korea
4/24/23 Meeks, Meng, McCaul, Y. Kim, Bera, Steel, A. Kim, Carter, and Strickland Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Reaffirming U.S. Support for South Korea
4/23/23 Meeks Issues Statement Regarding Safe Evacuation of U.S. Personnel from Sudan
4/20/23 Meeks, Phillips Condemn Arrest of Tunisia’s Opposition Leader & Democratic Backsliding
4/17/23 Meeks Bill, H.R. 1151 Upholding Sovereignty of Airspace (USA) Act, Overwhelmingly Passes House
4/15/23 Meeks, McCaul Call for Immediate Ceasefire and Protection of Civilians in Sudan
4/7/23 Meeks Introduces Landmark 2001 AUMF Repeal and Replace Bill
4/3/23 Top House Foreign Affairs Democrats, Senate Judiciary Chair Request GAO Probe into Trafficking of U.S.-Origin Firearms to Caribbean

March 2023

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3/29/23 Ranking Member Meeks, Chairman Menendez Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Prevent Arms Sales to Human Rights Abusers
3/29/23 Meeks, McCaul, Salazar & Cherfilus-McCormick Issue Statement Following Passage of Haiti Bill through Committee Markup
3/28/23 Meeks, Connolly Lead Letter to Secretary Blinken on Situation in Tunisia
3/15/23 Meeks Issues Statement Congratulating the Confirmation of Eric Garcetti as U.S. Ambassador to India
3/6/23 Meeks, McCaul Require POTUS to Authorize Sanctions Against CCP Surveillance Company
3/1/23 Meeks Issues Statement on Opposition to Bill Banning TikTok & Other Chinese-Owned Companies
3/1/23 Meeks, McCaul Congratulate Ambassador Cindy McCain on Appointment to Executive Director of WFP

February 2023

Date Title
2/27/23 Meeks Issues Statement on Biden Administration’s Update to Arms Export Policy
2/24/23 Meeks Issues Statement Commemorating One-Year Anniversary of War in Ukraine
2/23/23 Meeks, Cole, Bera Introduce the “Countering Economic Coercion Act of 2023”
2/21/23 Ranking Member Meeks Issues Statement Condemning Putin’s Suspension of Participation in New START Treaty
2/8/23 Meeks, Cicilline, Castro Lead House in Supporting Brazilian Democracy
2/8/23 Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks Announces HFAC Subcommittee Membership for the 118th Congress
2/2/23 Meeks Issues Statement on House Vote to Oust Rep. Omar from House Foreign Affairs Committee
2/1/23 Meeks, Bera Call For Continued Support for Democracy and Accountability in Burma Two Years After the Military Coup

January 2023

Date Title
1/31/23 Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks Welcomes Democratic House Foreign Affairs Committee Members
1/25/23 Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks, Congressman Joe Morelle Demand George Santos Be Denied Access to Classified Information
1/13/23 Meeks Issues Statement Urging the Extension of Hong Kong Deferred Enforced Departure
1/12/23 Meeks, Castro, Gallego, García, Wild Lead 46 Members Calling on Biden to Revoke Bolsonaro’s U.S. Visa, Investigate U.S.-Based Instigators of Brazilian Insurrection

December 2022

Date Title
12/21/22 Meeks Issues Statement on President Zelensky’s Visit to the United States and Address to Congress 
12/21/22 Chair Meeks Sends Letter to POTUS Following the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit
12/16/22 Meeks, McCaul, Bera, and Chabot Issue Statement on Japan’s New National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy, and Defense Buildup Program
12/15/22 Meeks, McCaul, Menendez, Risch Urge Robust Emergency Appropriations to Support Taiwan, Ukraine
12/9/22 Meeks Issues Statement on President Biden’s Support for the African Union’s Permanent Seat on the G-20
12/8/22 Chair Meeks Celebrates Passage of HFAC Provisions in NDAA, Including BURMA Act, State Department Reauthorization
12/8/22 Meeks Issues Statement on Release of Brittney Griner from Wrongful Detention in Russia
12/5/22 Chairman Meeks Releases December HFAC Schedule
12/3/22 Meeks, McCaul Statement on Situation in Northern Syria
12/1/22 House Condemns Iranian Persecution of Baha’i Minority

November 2022

Date Title
11/23/22 Chair Meeks Issues Statement on US Accreditation to ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Observer Status
11/19/22 Chairs Meeks and Bera CODEL Arrives in Cambodia for ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly
11/16/22 Meeks, Cicilline, 16 HFAC Dems Statement on 2-Month Anniversary of Protests in Iran 
11/15/22 Meeks Issues Statement on Russian Missile Incident in Poland
11/14/22 Meeks, Bera Issue Statement on President Biden’s Meeting with President Xi Jinping
11/4/22 Chairman Meeks Releases November HFAC Schedule

October 2022

Date Title
10/26/22 Chair Meeks Leads CODEL to Palau, Papua New Guinea, and Australia
10/25/22 Meeks, McCaul, Menendez, Risch Statement Observing the One-Year Anniversary of the Coup in Sudan
10/19/22 Meeks, McCaul, Coons, Wicker Pleased the Global Malnutrition Prevention and Treatment Act Signed Into Law
10/18/22 Chairs Meeks, Lee, McGovern Issue Statement Regarding the Biden Administration Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Cuba
10/15/22 Chairman Meeks Issues Statement on Developments of War in Ethiopia
10/11/22 Chairs Meeks, Cicilline Issue Statement on Israel-Lebanon Maritime Agreement
10/7/22 Chairman Meeks Issues Statement Following Return from P20 in Jakarta
10/6/22 Meeks, McCaul Release Statement on the Recent Coup in Burkina Faso
10/4/22 Meeks to Represent United States at G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit
10/3/22 Chairs Meeks, Lee, McGovern Issue Statement Regarding Humanitarian Assistance to Cuba following Hurricane Ian

September 2022

Date Title
9/21/22 Meeks, McCaul Release Statement Following Passage of Russia Cryptocurrency Act
9/15/22 Global Food Security Reauthorization Legislation Passes with Bipartisan Support
9/14/22 Meeks Leads HFAC Members in Letter Urging Administration to Hold U.S. Aid to Egypt Pending Human Rights Compliance
9/13/22 Meeks, McCaul Issue Statement on Sudan’s Draft Transitional Constitution Framework
9/9/22 Chairman Meeks Issues Statement on Introduction of the State Department Authorization Act
9/4/22 Meeks, McCaul, Sires, Green Condemn Assassination Attempt Against Argentine Vice President Cristina Kirchner
9/2/22 Chairman Meeks Releases September HFAC Schedule

August 2022

Date Title
8/24/22 Meeks, McCaul Issue Statement on Resumption of Hostilities in Northern Ethiopia
8/11/22 Chair Meeks Issues Statement on the Release of the Biden Administration’s U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa
8/10/22 Meeks, Lee, McGovern Issue Statement Regarding Devastating Fires in Matanzas, Cuba
8/9/22 Chair Meeks Issues Statement Following Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Colombia
8/6/22 Chairman Meeks Joins Biden Administration Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Colombia to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego
8/4/22 Chair Meeks Issues Statement on the Conviction and Sentencing of Brittney Griner in Russia
8/1/22 Chairman Meeks Issues Statement on U.S. Killing of al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

July 2022

Date Title
7/30/22 Meeks, McCaul, Bera, Chabot Issue Statement on Passage of Resolution Honoring Shinzo Abe
7/29/22 Meeks, McCaul, Menendez, Risch Send Letter to Biden in Support of Moldova’s Democratic Reform and Anti-Corruption Agenda
7/28/22 Meeks Issues Statement on Historic Passage of CHIPS and Science Act