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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks on the Trump Administration’s proposed draconian cuts to the international affairs budget:
Mar 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding Sunday’s protests in Russia:

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today gave the following remarks on fighting tuberculosis at a Management Sciences for Health event on Capitol Hill. The remarks come just one day before World Tuberculosis Day:
Mar 23, 2017 In The News
Let’s not mince words: in the fall of 2016, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and his agents attacked our country. Their interference in our election was an attack on our democracy and on our national security. The American people deserve not only answers about what happened and who was involved, but also to know that their government is doing everything in its power to hold the perpetrators responsible and ensure it never happens again. As Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, we are united in demanding action.
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and a former Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, received an award from Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) along with his colleague and Chairman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) for their leadership in authoring the U.S.-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (H.R. 4939), which was signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 16, 2016. Other lawmakers who attended the event included Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), and former Congresswoman from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Donna Christensen.
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today reintroduced legislation that would impose new sanctions on Syria’s Assad regime and its supporters, encourage negotiations to end the six-year old crisis, and prompt investigations into the eventual prosecution of war criminals. The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, named for the former Syrian military photographer known as “Caesar” who documented Assad’s horrific brutality, would also single out human rights violators, authorize transition assistance, and evaluate the potential for a no-fly or safe-zone over Syria.
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks in the United States House of Representatives regarding American policy toward Kosovo:
Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) and 105 other members of the U.S. House today wrote India’s Minister of Home Affairs urging him to allow U.S.-based charity Compassion International to continue its work of providing critical tutoring, nutrition and medical services to more than 145,000 Indian children. The charity will soon be forced to end its programs in India unless the Ministry of Home Affairs provides a reprieve.
Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks at a House Foreign Affairs Committee and Senate Foreign Relations Committee commemorative event, “Inside Syria’s Torture Machine:”

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