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Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Members Cummings and Engel Release Whistleblower Documents; Request New Documents and Transcribed Interviews with Senior Officials

WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Eliot L.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, a bipartisan group of House members introduced legislation to promote more effective development in fragile and unstable countries, addressing the conditions that create safe havens for terrorists, criminal networks, and war lords. The Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act (H.R.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks at a full committee markup of four measures:

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks at a committee hearing on modernizing export controls:

“Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today released the following statement:

Mar 12, 2018 Press Release
Lawmakers Urge the President to Stop Ignoring Attacks on American Democracy

WASHINGTON—Today, 140 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives called on President Trump to follow the letter and spirit of the law by imposing sanctions against those behind Russia’s attacks on American democracy.

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

“The United States should pursue any diplomatic opportunity that could reduce the chance of war on the Korean Peninsula. I am grateful to President Moon and our allies in Seoul for opening the lines of communication with the North.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release
Lawmakers Call on Top Diplomat to Use Resources Provided by Congress to Counter Russian Propaganda

WASHINGTON—Led by Ranking Member Eliot L. Engel, 20 Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today called on Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson to confront the threat of Russian election interference and stop allowing Russian propaganda to go unanswered.

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, all Democratic Members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs denounced the Trump Administration decision to censor critical elements of the State Department’s annual Human Rights Report.

Mar 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the Department of State’s reported failure to use $120 million designated to combat Russian propaganda:

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