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December 2017

Date Title
12/12/17 Engel, Hultgren, Bass Introduce Bipartisan Burundi Resolution
12/8/17 Engel Statement on Deaths of UN Peacekeepers in the DRC
12/7/17 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen Laud House Passage of Venezuela Humanitarian Aid Bill
12/7/17 Foreign Affairs Democrats to Tillerson: Trump's Anti-Muslim Retweets Endanger Americans
12/7/17 Engel Remarks on U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts in Africa
12/6/17 Engel Statement on Jeruslaem
12/6/17 Engel Statement on Latest Developments on Cuba Health Incidents
12/5/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Venezuela
12/5/17 Engel Floor Remarks on the Rohingya Crisis
12/5/17 Engel Floor Remarks on the Taylor Force Act
12/5/17 Engel, Royce Urge CDC, NIH to Investigate Alleged Sonic Attacks Against U.S. Personnel in Cuba
12/1/17 Engel Statement on World AIDS Day
12/1/17 Engel Statement on Reports that the State Department Will Begin Offering Buyouts
12/1/17 Engel Statement on Flynn Guilty Pleas

November 2017

Date Title
11/30/17 Engel Statement on Reports of Tillerson Being Replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo
11/29/17 Engel Statement on North Korea ICBM Launch
11/29/17 Engel Statement on Bolivia
11/28/17 Engel Statement on Honduran Presidential Election
11/28/17 Cummings and Engel Send New Letters After WSJ Reports that Michael Flynn Promoted Middle East Nuclear Deal Inside the White House
11/25/17 Engel Statement on Reopening of Yemen Airport and Port
11/21/17 Engel Statement on Resignation of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe
11/21/17 Engel Statement on Trump's Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Living in U.S.
11/17/17 Engel Remarks on U.S.-Caribbean Relations
11/16/17 Engel Remarks on Iraqi and Syrian Refugee Children
11/16/17 Foreign Affairs Democrats to Tillerson: Personnel Cuts Threaten American Security & Leadership
11/15/17 Engel Remarks at Full Committee Markup
11/14/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Yemen
11/14/17 Engel Floor Remarks on the National Defense Authorization Act
11/9/17 Engel Statement on Trump's China Trade Comments
11/9/17 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen Host CICIG Commissioner Ivan Velásquez
11/8/17 Engel Remarks and Questions on the President's Plan for Afghanistan and Pakistan
11/8/17 Royce, Engel Write Secretary Tillerson on Cybersecurity
11/8/17 Readout of Engel Meeting with Foreign Secretary Johnson
11/3/17 Engel, Chabot Offer Burma Sanctions Bill
11/2/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Combating Terrorism
11/2/17 Royce, Engel Write President on U.S.-Taiwan Relations Ahead of Asia Trip
11/2/17 Engel Remarks on Hong Kong "One Country, Two Systems" Policy
11/1/17 Engel Remarks on North Korea

October 2017

Date Title
10/26/17 Engel Welcomes Additional Caribbean Recovery Resources, Calls for Greater Support
10/26/17 Foreign Affairs Democrats to Trump: Enforce Russia Sanctions
10/25/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Iran Sanctions
10/25/17 Engel Welcomes GAO Report on US Counternarcotics Spending in Western Hemisphere
10/25/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Bills to Counter Hezbollah
10/23/17 Engel To Tillerson: Reverse Browder Visa Decision
10/17/17 Engel, Royce Call for Guatemala Visa Bans and Review of U.S. Assistance
10/15/17 Engel Statement on Attack in Somalia
10/13/17 Engel Statement on Trump's Iran Decision
10/12/17 Engel Remarks on Taiwan Travel Act
10/12/17 Engel Remarks on Trump Administration's Iran Policy and New Sanctions Bill
10/11/17 Engel Remarks on Iran Policy
10/6/17 Engel Statement on Lifting of Sudan Sanctions
10/5/17 Engel Remarks on the Rohingya Crisis and U.S. Response to the Tragedy in Burma
10/4/17 Ranking Member Engel Discusses Russian Election Interference, State Department Cuts
10/3/17 Engel Statement on Administration's Decision to Expel Cuban Diplomats

September 2017

Date Title
9/28/17 Engel/Ros-Lehtinen Venezuela Humanitarian Aid Bill Advances in the House
9/26/17 Engel Remarks on State Department Reorganization
9/25/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Women, Peace, and Security
9/25/17 Engel Floor Remarks on ASEAN's 50th Anniversary
9/25/17 Engel Statement on Kurdish Independence Referendum
9/25/17 Engel Floor Remarks on North Korea
9/20/17 Engel Statement on Mexico Earthquake
9/20/17 Engel Statement on Trump's UN Speech
9/15/17 Engel Statement on North Korean Missile Test
9/14/17 Royce, Engel Introduce Cyber Diplomacy Act
9/12/17 Engel Remarks on Kosovo MCC Threshold Program
9/12/17 Lowey, Rogers, Engel, Royce Send Bipartisan Letter to OMB Director Mulvaney on State Department Reorganization
9/12/17 Engel Remarks on North Korea
9/12/17 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen, Lee, Curbelo, Espaillat Lead 75 Members in Urging Trump to Protect Foreign Nationals in U.S. After Hurricane Irma
9/7/17 Engel Statement on Hurricane Irma
9/7/17 Engel Floor Remarks on State and Foreign Operations Amendment
9/4/17 Engel Statement on North Korea Nuclear Test
9/4/17 Engel Statement on Massacre and Expulsion of Rohingya

August 2017

Date Title
8/31/17 Engel Statement on Closure of Russian Diplomatic Facilities
8/27/17 Engel Statement on Guatemalan President's Expulsion of CICIG Commissioner
8/25/17 Engel Statement on Venezuela Executive Order
8/23/17 Engel, Ros-Lehtinen, Sires Statement on Recent Developments in Guatemala
8/21/17 Engel Statement on Trump's Afghanistan Strategy
8/17/17 Engel Statement on Barcelona Attack
8/13/17 Engel Statement on President Trump's Reckless Comments on Venezuela
8/10/17 Engel Statement on Kenya Elections
8/10/17 Engel Statement on Trump's Comments Regarding American Security Personnel Expelled from Russia
8/8/17 Engel Statement on Trump's Threats to North Korea
8/7/17 Engel Blasts State Department Decision to Sideline Anti-Propaganda Efforts
8/2/17 Engel Statement on President's Signing Sanctions Legislation

July 2017

Date Title
7/31/17 Engel Statement on Constituent Assembly Election in Venezuela
7/27/17 Engel Remarks at Full Committee Markup
7/27/17 Royce, Engel, Smith, Bass Work to Strengthen U.S.-Africa Trade
7/27/17 Engel Statement on Overwhelming Senate Passage of Russia Sanctions Legislation
7/26/17 Engel Statement on Resignation of Diplomatic Security Head
7/26/17 Engel & Pallone to Trump: Staff Up Centers for Disease Control, Combat Diseases at Home & Abroad
7/26/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Americans Held in Iran
7/26/17 Royce, Engel, Duncan, and Sires Applaud Sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Government
7/25/17 Engel Floor Remarks on Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions
7/25/17 Engel Remarks on Authorization for the Use of Military Force
7/22/17 Engel Statement on Bipartisan Sanctions Bill
7/21/17 Engel Statement Regarding Allegations of Human Rights Violations at Secret Detention Sites in Cameroon
7/20/17 Engel Q&A With Ambassador Merten on Implementation of the U.S.-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act
7/19/17 Duncan, Sires, Royce, Engel, Ros-Lehtinen Urge President to Take Further Action on Venezuela
7/19/17 Engel Remarks on Implementation of the U.S.-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act
7/18/17 Engel Statement on Arrest & Detention of Amnesty International Director in Turkey