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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chair Emeritus of the Committee, today praised passage in the House of Representatives of their legislation to support the Venezuelan people. The Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 (H.R.2658) mandates a strategy from the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan people and strengthens the current approach to Venezuela at the United Nations. The bill also aims to combat widespread corruption among government officials in Venezuela. Similar legislation was authored by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL).
Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers Seek Briefing on the Safety & Security of Americans Abroad
WASHINGTON—Led by Ranking Member Eliot L. Engel, 20 Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs voiced serious concerns about the President’s recent anti-Muslim retweets and their impact on the safety and security of American citizens abroad, and asked for an immediate briefing on the matter.
Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following opening statement at a full Committee hearing on U.S. counterterrorism efforts in Africa:
Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Dec 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and a former Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, today made the following statement on an Associated Press report on the medical impact of alleged attacks against personnel serving at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba:
Dec 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks on the House floor in support of his bill, the Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act (H.R.2658):
Dec 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks on the House floor in support of the Taylor Force Act (H.R.1164):
Dec 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, sent a letter to Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Brenda Fitzgerald and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins urging them to take a leading role in the investigation into the cause and medical effects of the alleged sonic attacks that have targeted 24 personnel working at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba.
Dec 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks on the House floor in support of a resolution that condemns the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calls for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma (H.Con.Res 90):
Dec 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

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