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October 2019

Date Title
10/21/19 Engel & European Allies Condemn Turkey's Invasion of Northern Syria
10/17/19 Engel & McCaul Introduce ‘Protect Against Conflict by Turkey’ Act
10/17/19 Chairman Engel Calls on Congress and the President to Re-Fund UNFPA and Stand Up for Women and Girls
10/17/19 Engel Statement on Pause in Turkey's Campaign of Violence in Northern Syria
10/17/19 Engel & Smith Statement on Retirement of NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller
10/17/19 McCaul, Engel Introduce Bill to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Ocean
10/16/19 Engel on U.S. Assistance to Central America
10/16/19 Engel Floor Statement Condemning President Trump's Disastrous Syria Policy
10/15/19 Engel, McCaul, Menendez, Young Introduce Joint Measure Opposing the Decision on Northern Syria
10/11/19 Three Chairs Statement on Interview of Ambassador Yovanovitch
10/11/19 Engel, McCaul Introduce Bill to Sanction Turkey, Impose Other Swift Consequences for Syrian Assault
10/11/19 Engel Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Denouncing Trump Decision in Northern Syria
10/10/19 Engel & McCaul Statement on Protests in Iraq
10/10/19 Giuliani Associates Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry
10/10/19 Secretary Perry Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry
10/9/19 Top National Security Democrats Warn Trump Admin Against U.S. Withdrawal from Key Euro-Atlantic Security Treaty
10/8/19 Three Chairs Issue Statement on White House Blocking Ambassador Sondland Testimony and Documents
10/8/19 Engel Leads Push for Visa Liberalization for Kosovo
10/7/19 Pentagon and OMB Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry
10/7/19 Engel Denounces Trump Administration Potential Plans to Withdraw from Open Skies Treaty
10/7/19 Engel Statement on Trump Decision to Withdraw from Northern Syria
10/4/19 Committees Seek Ukraine Documents from Vice President
10/4/19 White House Subpoenaed in House Impeachment Inquiry
10/3/19 Three Chairs Provide Update on Investigative Work, Volker Testimony & Text Messages
10/2/19 Three Chairs Statement on State IG Briefing
10/2/19 Committees Ready Subpoena for White House After Ukraine Documents Withheld for Weeks
10/1/19 Three Chairs Statement on Secretary Pompeo Stonewalling House Impeachment Inquiry

September 2019

Date Title
9/30/19 Giuliani Subpoenaed for Ukraine Documents as Next Step in Impeachment Inquiry
9/28/19 Engel Statement on Afghanistan Elections
9/27/19 Engel Statement on Trump Administration Refugee Admissions Cap
9/27/19 Pompeo Subpoenaed for Ukraine Documents as House Committees Accelerate Impeachment Inquiry
9/27/19 Engel and McCaul Joint Statement on Protests in Egypt
9/27/19 Engel Leads Congressional Effort to Secure the Release of Detained Journalist Austin Tice
9/26/19 Chairmen Warn President to Stop Attacking Whistleblower and Witnesses to His Misconduct and to Halt Efforts to Obstruct Impeachment Inquiry
9/26/19 Engel Statement on Whistleblower Complaint
9/25/19 Engel Remarks at Full Committee Markup of H.Res. 543, H.R. 3289, H.R. 4270, H. Res. 517, H.Res. 387, H.Res. 552, H.Res. 521
9/25/19 Joint Statement from Committee Chairs on Release of Ukraine Call Record
9/24/19 Three Committee Chairmen to White House: Any Attempt by Trump to Use Presidency for Personal Gain Undermines Our Sovereignty, Democracy and the Constitution
9/24/19 Durbin, Engel, Leahy, Malinowski Call for U.S. Ambassador to Hungary to Uphold American Democratic & Security Norms
9/23/19 Three Committees Threaten Subpoenas This Week if Administration Refuses to Produce Documents on Ukraine
9/20/19 Engel Presses Trump to Strengthen the Japan-South Korea Relationship
9/20/19 President’s Attacks on Intelligence Community Whistleblower Threaten National Security and Accountability
9/19/19 Engel Remarks at Trump Administration’s Afghanistan Policy Hearing
9/18/19 Engel Statement on Afghanistan Hearing
9/17/19 Engel Presses Johnson to Protect Ireland in Brexit Plans
9/17/19 Engel Statement on the Situation in Saudi Arabia
9/12/19 Engel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator
9/10/19 Engel Statement on Firing of John Bolton
9/9/19 Three House Committees Launch Wide-Ranging Investigation into Trump-Giuliani Ukraine Scheme
9/6/19 Engel & McCaul Oppose Cutting Assistance to Ukraine Files
9/5/19 Engel & McCaul Joint Statement on Russian Protests and Upcoming Elections in Moscow
9/5/19 Engel Statement on John Lansing’s Announced Departure as Head of USAGM
9/5/19 Engel Presses Afghanistan Special Representative to Testify

August 2019

Date Title
8/31/19 Engel & McCaul Joint Statement on Hong Kong
8/31/19 Democrats Urge Pence to Address Poland’s Democratic Backsliding
8/30/19 Engel & Mccaul Press Polish Prime Minister On Erosion Of Democracy In Poland
8/26/19 Engel, Chabot, Cardin, Young Call for Accountability on Second Anniversary of Rohingya Genocide
8/24/19 Engel Statement on ROK’s Failure to Renew the Korea-Japan Military Information Sharing Agreement
8/21/19 Engel Statement on Japan-Korea Trade Tensions
8/15/19 Engel Statement on State Dept. Inspector Report on Retaliation against Career Employees
8/15/19 Engel Statement on Israel Denying Entry to Reps. Omar & Tlaib
8/14/19 Engel, McCaul Statement on Hong Kong
8/11/19 Engel Statement Following Congressional Delegation Visit to the Northern Triangle
8/9/19 Congressional Foreign Policy Leaders Urge Administration Not to Cancel Funding for Diplomacy & Development
8/9/19 Engel Statement following Visit to Guatemala
8/7/19 Engel & Menendez Statement on Status of Jammu and Kashmir
8/7/19 Engel Statement on Administration’s Plan to Withhold Funding for Foreign Affairs Efforts
8/2/19 Engel & McCaul Statement on the Need to Impose Additional Chemical Weapons Sanctions on Russia
8/2/19 Engel Statement on INF Treaty

July 2019

Date Title
7/30/19 Engel, Sires Call on Guatemalan Presidential Candidates to Support Re-Establishment of CICIG and Renew Fight Against Corruption
7/29/19 Engel Remarks at Burma Panel Event
7/29/19 Engel Presses for Accountability for Burmese Military Crimes Against the Rohingya
7/29/19 Engel, McCaul Condemn Arrests of Protesters, Apparent Poisoning of Alexei Navalny in Moscow
7/29/19 Engel and McCaul Call for Sanctions on Russia for Chemical Weapons Attack in United Kingdom
7/26/19 Engel Statement on Chinese Interference in Vietnamese-Controlled Waters
7/26/19 Engel on Trump Administration’s Signing of Safe Third Country Agreement with Guatemala
7/26/19 Engel Statement on Hong Kong
7/26/19 Engel, McCaul Introduce Legislation Reaffirming Commitment to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria
7/25/19 Engel, McCaul Applaud House Passage of State Department Authorization Act
7/24/19 Engel Condemns Trump’s Veto of Arms Sale Resolutions
7/23/19 Engel Demands Records on State Department Payments to Mar-a-Lago and Trump Turnberry Resort
7/22/19 Readout of Chairman Engel’s Call with Indian Ambassador
7/18/19 50 House Democrats Demand Answers on Pompeo’s “Unalienable Rights” Commission
7/17/19 Engel-Connolly Election Interference Sanctions Bill Clears Foreign Affairs Committee
7/17/19 Engel Floor Remarks on Arms Sales Resolution of Disapproval
7/15/19 Engel, McCaul Bill to Address Root Causes of Migration from Central America Passes House
7/12/19 Engel Cosponsors Amendment to Repeal 2002 Iraq War AUMF
7/12/19 Engel Measures on Human Rights, War Powers, and Nonproliferation Pass in the House of Representatives
7/12/19 Engel Cosponsors Amendment to Prohibit Trump from Unauthorized War with Iran
7/12/19 Engel-McCaul Statement on Turkey’s Receipt of S-400
7/11/19 Engel Statement on Anniversary of Srebrenica Massacre
7/8/19 Engel Statement on State Department “Unalienable Rights” Commission
7/1/19 Engel Statement on Trump-Erdogan Bilateral Meeting

June 2019

Date Title
6/28/19 Engel Announces Sanctions Legislation to Punish Interference in U.S. Elections
6/28/19 Engel & Deutch Receive State Department Answer on Old War Authorizations & Iran
6/28/19 Engel Calls for Sanctions on Sudanese Security Forces
6/27/19 Chairman Engel, Nadler, and Thompson Call on Trump to End Unlawful Safe Third Country Negotiations
6/27/19 Foreign Affairs Committee Releases Transcript of Interview with Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
6/27/19 Engel Statement on Albanian Electoral Situation
6/26/19 Engel Remarks at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 3352, H.Res. 220, H.Res. 221, H.Res. 222, H.Res. 358, H.R. 2037, H.R. 3206, H.R. 3460