Latest News

May 2014

Date Title
5/8/14 ENGEL OPENING STATEMENT AT UKRAINE HEARING
5/8/14 ENGEL REMARKS ON PROPOSED BENGHAZI SELECT COMMITTEE
5/7/14 ENGEL REMARKS ON THE ELECTRIFY AFRICA ACT
5/7/14 ENGEL CALLS FOR AN END TO PERSECUTION OF THE ROHINGYA PEOPLE IN BURMA
5/5/14 ENGEL STATEMENT ON THE ABDUCTION OF NIGERIAN GIRLS

April 2014

Date Title
4/30/14 ENGEL REMARKS ON U.S. BROADCASTING REFORM LEGISLATION
4/30/14 ENGEL STATEMENT ON IRAQI ELECTIONS
4/29/14 CHAIRMAN ROYCE, RANKING MEMBER ENGEL INTRODUCE U.S. INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING REFORM LEGISLATION
4/28/14 ENGEL STATEMENT ON NEW SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA
4/24/14 Engel Commemorates Anniversary of Armenian Genocide
4/24/14 Engel Statement on Reported Hamas-Fatah Unity Agreement
4/23/14 Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel Statements at Conclusion of Three-day Visit to Ukraine
4/22/14 Engel Opening Remarks at Media Availability in Ukraine
4/16/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel to Lead Bipartisan Delegation to Ukraine Next Week
4/11/14 Engel Statement on Administration’s Decision to Deny Visa to Iran UN Ambassador Appointee
4/10/14 Engel Statement on UNSC Vote Authorizing Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic
4/9/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What are the Priorities, How Effective?”
4/9/14 Engel, Conyers and 80 House Members Urge President to Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
4/9/14 Engel Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing “Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget”
4/7/14 Engel Statement on 20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide
4/7/14 Engel Statement on Indian Elections
4/7/14 Engel Statement on Developments in Eastern Ukraine
4/6/14 Engel Statement on Afghanistan Elections
4/3/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committe Markup of H.R. 3583, the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act
4/3/14 Reps. Meadows, Schneider, Royce, Engel to Author Tougher Sanctions Against Hezbollah
4/3/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Women’s Education: Promoting Development, Countering Radicalism”
4/1/14 Engel Remarks During Floor Debate of the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 and United States International Programming to Ukraine and Neighboring Regions Bill

March 2014

Date Title
3/28/14 Engel Pens Op-Ed for Foreign Policy on Sri Lanka Reconciliation
3/28/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Turkish Religious Freedom Legislation
3/27/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Applaud House Passage of the Ukraine Support Act
3/27/14 Ranking Member Engel Floor Statement During Today’s Consideration of Bipartisan “Ukraine Support Act”
3/26/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “The Geopolitical Potential of the U.S. Energy Boom”
3/25/14 Engel Opening Statements at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 4278, H.Res. 418 and H.Res 494
3/21/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Legislation to Support Ukraine and Sanction Those Responsible for Undermining the Nation’s Independence and Stability
3/20/14 Engel Pens Letter to Danish Prime Minister on Kosher, Halal Practices Ban
3/19/14 Engel Supports Hoyer/Cantor Letter to President on Iran
3/18/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Support U.S. Expulsion of Syrian Diplomats
3/17/14 Engel Statement on Crimea Referendum and Additional U.S. Sanctions
3/14/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “The Promise of the Taiwan Relations Act”
3/14/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Resolution on Syria Attacks on Civilians and Humanitarian Access
3/13/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Advancing U.S. Interests Abroad: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget”
3/11/14 Engel Hails House Passage of H.Res 499
3/6/14 Engel Hails Passage of Loan Guarantee to Ukraine
3/6/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Ukraine”
3/5/14 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Ukraine Resolution Expressing Support for Sanctions
3/4/14 Engel Statement on Release of the President’s FY 2015 International Affairs Budget
3/1/14 Engel Statement on Russian Military Provocations Against Ukraine

February 2014

Date Title
2/27/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 2548 the Electrify Africa Act of 2014
2/26/14 Engel Opening Statement, as Prepared for Delivery, at Full Committee Hearing “International Wildlife Trafficking Threats to Conservation and National Security”
2/26/14 Engel Statement on Challenges Posed by a Nuclear North Korea
2/21/14 Engel Statement on Agreement Between Ukrainian President and Opposition
2/20/14 Engel Pens Op-Ed for CQ Roll Call Urging Continued U.S. Engagement in Kosovo
2/19/14 Engel Calls for Immediate Targeted Sanctions in Ukraine
2/18/14 Engel Statement on Escalation of Violence in Ukraine
2/18/14 Engel Statement on Crackdown Against Venezuela Protestors
2/18/14 Int’l NY Times Publishes Engel Letter Urging Nobel Prize for Kosovo-Serbia Agreement
2/10/14 Engel Signs Bipartisan Letter to Kerry Urging NATO Enlargement
2/10/14 House Passes H.Res. 447 Supporting the Democratic and European Aspirations of the People of Ukraine
2/5/14 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Al-Qaeda’s Resurgence in Iraq: A Threat to U.S. Interests
2/4/14 House Foreign Affairs Committee Sends Best Wishes to U.S. Olympic Team

January 2014

Date Title
1/29/14 Engel Opening Statements at Full Committee Markup of H.Res. 447 and H.R. 938
1/29/14 SNAP Cuts Hurt the Most Vulnerable
1/28/14 Engel Statement on Upcoming Salvadoran Presidential Elections
1/27/14 Engel Statement Read in Prishtina, Kosovo Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day
1/22/14 Engel Statement on Escalation of Violence in Ukraine
1/17/14 Engel Statement on Anti-Semitic Actions by Ukrainian Member of Parliament From Svoboda Party
1/17/14 Engel Statement on Ukrainian Legislation Constraining Fundamental Rights and Civil Liberties
1/15/14 Engel Opening Statement, as Prepared for Delivery, at Full Committee Hearing: “South Sudan’s Broken Promise?”
1/15/14 Engel Statement on Acceptance of Rabbi Weiss’ Religious Credentials
1/14/14 Engel Statement on Russia’s Refusal to Allow Radio Free Europe Journalist to Report from Moscow
1/11/14 Engel Statement on Passing of Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
1/10/14 Engel Pens Letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu Regarding Developments Between the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and the American Jewish Community
1/10/14 Engel Statement on Russia-Iran Oil for Goods Deal
1/10/14 Engel Statement on Appointment of Deborah Birx as Ambassador at Large and Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally
1/7/14 Engel Statement on Dennis Rodman Trip to North Korea
1/3/14 Engel Statement on Violence in Cambodia

December 2013

Date Title
12/27/13 Engel Statement on Attack on Ukrainian Journalist
12/24/13 Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Call for End of Hostilities and Encourage Inclusive Political Dialogue in South Sudan
12/23/13 Co-Chairs of Albania and Serbia Caucuses Nominate EU, Serbia, and Kosovo Leaders for Nobel Peace Prize
12/23/13 Engel Pens Letter to American Studies Association Regarding Israel Boycott, Offers Assistance in Identifying Countries with Human Rights Concerns
12/20/13 Engel Statement on Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill
12/16/13 Engel Statement on American Studies Association Boycott of Israel
12/16/13 Engel Introduces Bipartisan Resolution on Ukraine
12/13/13 Engel to Introduce Resolution on Ukraine Unrest
12/13/13 Bipartisan Letter sent to Bangladesh Prime Minister and Chairperson, Bangladesh Nationalist Party Urging Free and Fair Elections
12/12/13 Bipartisan Congressional Leaders Push to Increase Effectiveness of AGOA, Landmark Legislation to Boost U.S.-Africa Trade
12/12/13 Engel Remarks During Floor Debate of Assessing Progress in Haiti Act
12/11/13 Engel Opening Statement for Full Committee Hearing “Afghanistan 2014: Year of Transition”
12/11/13 Engel Statement on Use of Riot Police Against Peaceful Protests in Kyiv
12/10/13 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “The Iran Nuclear Deal: Does it Further U.S. National Security?”
12/9/13 House of Representatives to Consider Resolution Honoring Mandela’s Life, Accomplishments, and Legacy
12/9/13 Engel Presses Kerry About Violence and Fundamental Freedoms in Ukraine
12/5/13 Engel Statement on Passing of Nelson Mandela
12/3/13 Engel Statement on Fourth Anniversary of Incarceration of Alan Gross by Cuba
12/3/13 Engel Statement on Becoming Chair of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians
12/2/13 Engel Statement on Ukraine Protests
12/2/13 Engel Statement on the signing into law of The PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013

November 2013

Date Title
11/25/13 Engel Statement on Loya Jirga’s Approval of U.S.-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement
11/24/13 Engel Statement on Interim Deal Reached Between P5+1 and Iran
11/22/13 Engel Statement on Ukraine Suspending EU Association Agreement Negotiations