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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, yesterday made the following remarks at an Institute of Caribbean Studies National Caribbean-American Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill:
Jun 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement on a report that Republican leadership will delay action on the Senate sanctions bill because of an easily fixable origination ("blue slip") issue. The issue deals with the Constitutional requirement that all legislation that raises revenue must originate in the House of Representatives:
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers Urge Increased Commitment to U.S.–Caribbean Relationship
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chairman Emeritus of the Committee, today announced the release of a new U.S. Government strategy on future engagement with the Caribbean. The strategy was mandated by the U.S.–Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (Public Law 114-291), authored by Reps. Engel and Ros-Lehtinen and signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 16, 2016. It can be found here.
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, this evening made the following statement:
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Letter Requests Documents From Flynn Intel Group and Two Associated Entities
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings and Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, sent a letter requesting documents relating to the work of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn regarding Saudi Arabia, Russia, and other countries, as well as his failure to accurately report his foreign travel and contacts when he submitted an application to renew his security clearance in 2016 and was interviewed by security clearance investigators.
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
- As Prepared and Submitted for the Record -
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today offered this statement at a full committee hearing on the Trump Administration’s Department of State budget request:
Jun 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Jun 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, this evening made the following statement:

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