WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the appointment to the Committee of Representatives Dina Titus (NV), Norma Torres (CA), Brad Schneider (IL), Thomas Suozzi (NY), and Adriano Espaillat (NY):

"I’m pleased to welcome Representatives Titus, Torres, Schneider, Suozzi, and Espaillat to the Foreign Affairs Committee.  These members bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Committee, and I look forward to working with them on good legislation and effective oversight that will enhance our country’s security."