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  • Engel & Menendez Propose Policies for Addressing COVID-19 in Iran

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Senator Bob Menendez, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, today proposed a series of policies addressing one key part of the global COVID-19 outbreak. The lawmakers' proposals would help ensure humanitarian assistance will be able to flow to Iranian citizens who need it most, while seeking to avoid enriching and empowering the dangerous regime.

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  • Engel Calls on Trump Administration to Restrict Exports of Medical Equipment

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today called on the Trump Administration to restrict the export of personal protective equipment in the face of a growing shortage in the United States. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, who heads the administration's coronavirus task force, Chairman Engel underscored that through the Export Control Reform Act and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, Congress provided the executive branch all necessary authority to regulate the export of this equipment.

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  • Engel, McCaul Statement on Death of State Department Employee from COVID-19

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Michael McCaul, Lead Republican of the Committee, today made the following statement:

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  • Engel Statement on Orban's Coronavirus Power Grab

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding legislation that passed through Parliament in Hungary giving the Prime Minister sweeping new emergency authority under the guise of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic:

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  • Engel Statement on U.S. Policy Toward Kosovo

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

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  • Engel Calls for State Department Personnel Protections During COVID-19

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today urged State Department leadership to support employees amidst the challenges of COVID-19. In a letter to Undersecretary of State Brian Bulatao, Engel underscored the need for clear administrative policies to protect Department personnel from health risks posed by the pandemic.

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  • Engel on House Passage of Senate Coronavirus Stimulus Package

    Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement on House passage of the Senate's coronavirus stimulus package today:

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  • Engel & Smith Lead Effort Pushing Trump Administration to Maintain Humanitarian Assistance to Yemen During Coronavirus Crisis

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Representative Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services today led an effort calling on the Trump Administration to keep humanitarian assistance flowing to Yemen during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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