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Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following statement on the passage of Kosovo’s Border Demarcation Agreement with Montenegro:

Mar 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following statement on the passage of the Taylor Force Act as part of the 2018 omnibus appropriations bill:

Mar 21, 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 foreign assistance:

“Mr. Chairman, thank you for calling this hearing.

Mar 21, 2018 Press Release
Engel: BBG Must Not Become a Propaganda Outlet

WASHINGTON—Whistleblowers have informed Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, that the Trump Administration plans to circumvent the law and replace the top official at America’s international-broadcasting agency with a candidate who will steer American-funded journalism toward a pro-Trump bias.

Mar 20, 2018 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 welcomed USAID’s provision of humanitarian assistance to Venezuelan refugees in Colombia and urged further support.

Mar 19, 2018 Press Release

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

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding President Trump’s admission that he “had no idea” whether the United States has a trade deficit with Canada while meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

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

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.

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