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January 2019

Date Title
1/7/19 Engel on Guatemalan Government Effort to Immediately Close CICIG
1/4/19 Engel Calls on Pompeo to Act on Sudan Human Rights Files
1/4/19 Engel Elected Chairman of Committee on Foreign Affairs

December 2018

Date Title
12/31/18 Engel Statement on Bangladesh Election
12/28/18 Engel to Pompeo: Push to Secure Justice for Victims of the Kosovo War
12/21/18 Engel Statement on Afghanistan Drawdown
12/21/18 Engel & Smith Lead Effort Demanding Answers on Syria Withdrawal
12/20/18 Engel Statement on the Erosion of Democracy in Nicaragua
12/19/18 Engel Statement on Syria Troop Withdrawal
12/18/18 Engel on Trump Administration Announcement of Assistance to Central America and Mexico
12/15/18 Engel Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of South Sudan's Civil War
12/12/18 Engel Remarks on United States Policy in Africa
12/12/18 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Guatemala
12/12/18 Engel Slams Republican Rule for Blocking Debate on Yemen
12/10/18 Engel Statement on Lyudmila Alexeyeva
12/7/18 Engel Demands Answers on U.S. Military Vehicles in Guatemala Files
12/7/18 Engel Welcomes GAO Report on Reintegration of Central American Migrants
12/7/18 Engel Statement on Nomination of Heather Nauert to Be Ambassador to the United Nations
12/4/18 Engel Statement on the INF Treaty
12/4/18 Engel Statement on Rohingya
12/1/18 Engel Statement on World AIDS Day

November 2018

Date Title
11/30/18 Engel & Royce Offer Legislation Condemning Russian Aggression, Reaffirming Support for Ukraine
11/29/18 Readout of Engel Meeting with Former NATO Secretary General Anders Rasmussen
11/28/18 Top Dems Call on Bolton to Raise Broad Human Rights Agenda with Brazil President-Elect Bolsonaro Files
11/28/18 Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act Passes House
11/28/18 Engel Condemns Trump Administration’s Refusal to Brief House Members on Saudi Arabia
11/28/18 Engel Demands Answers on Trump Admin. Use of Tear Gas in Mexico Files
11/27/18 Engel Remarks on U.S.-Mexico Economic Partnership Act
11/27/18 Engel Floor Remarks on DRC Democracy and Accountability Act
11/26/18 Engel Statement on Russian Aggression in the Azov Sea
11/26/18 Engel Statement on Anniversary of Mumbai Attack
11/20/18 Engel Statement on the U.S.-Saudi Relationship
11/20/18 Engel Statement on Potential Addition of Venezuela to State Sponsor of Terrorism List
11/17/18 Engel Statement on Fethullah Gulen
11/15/18 Engel Statement on Sanctions Related to Khashoggi Killing
11/14/18 House Dems Slam Proposed State Dept. Censorship on Women's Health Files
11/13/18 Engel Statement on Republicans Blocking Debate on Yemen Resolution
11/13/18 Readout of Engel Meeting with Secretary Pompeo
11/13/18 Engel Remarks on PEPFAR Extension Act
11/9/18 House Dems Urge Sri Lanka to Reopen Parliament, Commit to Democratic Process Files
11/2/18 Engel Statement on Iran Sanctions Waivers

October 2018

Date Title
10/26/18 Engel, Meeks & Europe Subcommittee Democrats to Pompeo: Push for Release of U.S. Citizens Imprisoned in Turkey
10/24/18 Smith, Engel Warn Against Exit from the INF & New START Treaties: “It Would Divide Our Allies and Play Directly Into President Putin’s Hands”
10/22/18 Engel Warns President Trump against Illegally Withholding Aid to Central America
10/19/18 Engel Statement on Saudi Explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s Death
10/19/18 Engel Statement on Indictment of Russian for Election Interference
10/19/18 Engel Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Withdraw From INF Treaty
10/17/18 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen to Ecuadorian President: Hand Over Julian Assange to Proper Authorities
10/12/18 Smith, Engel, and Schiff Joint Statement Demanding Action on the Disappearance of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi
10/12/18 Royce, Engel Press for Swift Action Following Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi
10/9/18 Engel, Moulton Call on Pompeo to Investigate Misuse of U.S. Military Equipment by Guatemalan Government
10/2/18 Engel Decries Trump Administration Funding Deportations from Mexico

September 2018

Date Title
9/27/18 Engel Remarks at Full Committee Markup
9/26/18 Engel Remarks on Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act
9/26/18 Engel Statement on Yemen Resolution
9/26/18 Engel Remarks on the Rohingya Crisis
9/26/18 Engel Welcomes Senate Action on Syria Sanctions Bill
9/26/18 Engel Honors Recreated Arch of Palmyra
9/25/18 Engel Statement on Trump's UN Speech
9/17/18 Engel Blasts State Department's Slashing of Refugee Numbers
9/14/18 Torres, Engel, Lofgren Urge President Trump to Expand Life-Saving Program for Central American Refugees
9/13/18 Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans Block Effort to Get Answers on Trump-Putin Summit
9/13/18 Engel Remarks on U.S. Sanctions Policy
9/13/18 Engel, Tri-Caucus Chairs Demand Answers on State Department Policy on Hate Speech
9/13/18 Engel Demands Investigation Into Trump-Putin Summit
9/4/18 Engel, Sires on CICIG Commissioner Visa

August 2018

Date Title
8/31/18 Engel & Sires Statement on Failure to Renew CICIG
8/24/18 Engel Leads Bipartisan Group Pushing for Justice for Victims of Mass Atrocities in Burma
8/22/18 Cummings and Engel Raise Concerns About Promotion of State Department Official Who Engaged in Political Retaliation Against Career Employees
8/9/18 Engel Statement on 10th Anniversary of Georgia-Russia War
8/9/18 Engel Statement on Hamas Attacks
8/9/18 Engel Statement on New Russia Sanctions
8/2/18 Menendez, Engel Lead Over 100 Members of Congress in Demanding TPS for El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti
8/2/18 Bipartisan Group in Congress Urges Trump Administration to Utilize Global Magnitsky Sanctions in Central America
8/1/18 Engel Statement on Zimbabwe Elections

July 2018

Date Title
7/23/18 Readout of Engel Call on the NATO Alliance with Montenegro's Top Diplomat
7/23/18 Readout of Engel Call on the NATO Alliance with Montenegro's Top Diplomat
7/23/18 Engel Remarks on Resolution Condemning Trump’s Actions in Helsinki
7/20/18 Engel Decries State Department Policy to Allow 3-D Gun Printing
7/19/18 Engel Remarks at Press Conference to Announce New Russia Legislation
7/19/18 Democratic Lawmakers to Trump: No Russian Interrogation of Americans
7/17/18 House GOP Rejects Speaker's Repudiation of Trump Helsinki Disaster
7/16/18 Engel: Trump-Putin Press Conference Was a Disgrace
7/16/18 Engel, Menendez on Trump-Putin Summit and Syria
7/16/18 House Foreign Affairs Democrats Demand State Department Reunify Children with Deported Parents
7/13/18 Engel Statement on U.N. Security Council Arms Embargo on South Sudan
7/13/18 House Foreign Affairs Democrats to Trump: Cancel Putin Meeting
7/12/18 Engel Statement Condemning Trump's Harmful Behavior at NATO Summit
7/11/18 Engel on Trump Administration's Western Hemisphere Policy
7/11/18 Engel Remarks on House NATO Resolution
7/11/18 Engel Defends Foreign Policy Priorities in National Defense Authorization Act Negotiations
7/10/18 Forty-Four Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committee Democrats Release Statement on Trump Meetings With NATO and Putin
7/9/18 Engel, Frankel Decry Trump Administration Ousting of Female Career Ambassadors for Male Political Appointees
7/2/18 Engel Statement on Mexico's Election

June 2018

Date Title
6/28/18 Engel Statement at Full Committee Markup
6/26/18 Engel Statement on Supreme Court's Muslim Ban Ruling
6/22/18 Engel, Torres, Espaillat Introduce Legislation to Keep Central American Families Together
6/20/18 Engel Statement on World Refugee Day
6/20/18 Engel Remarks on U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan
6/19/18 Engel Statement on Planned U.S. Withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council