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On the other hand, Chair of U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Ileana Ros-Lehtinen said it is better for the White House to show more commitment to Libya, and to open the embassy and appoint a new ambassador in Tripoli to increase the American presence on the ground, explaining that Libya is ...

Ed Royce, the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, has issued the text of the statement on the Armenian genocide he will deliver at a commemoration event this evening. "Truth does not stand in the company of caveats, euphemisms or qualifications. It stands fearlessly ...
Y.), ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. The escalation came just a few weeks after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Kirstjen Michele NielsenNavy, Marines chiefs say no morale issues with transgender troops Staff changes upend White House cyber team ...
After opening the doors for Latinas in the Florida Legislature, Ros-Lehtinen -- the first Hispanic woman to serve in the state's House or Senate -- went on to become the first Latina in Congress and rose to be the first woman to chair the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Thirty years later, she's ... Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Eliot L. Engel, the top Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, also said the White House needed to do more. "The sanctions imposed by the Administration today are a welcome step and the right thing to do," he said in a statement. "If the White House is serious about protecting our ... Russia
AHEPA backed legislative language to this effect that passed the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in the 112th Congress. Also, in their meetings with congressional staff, AHEPA members present testimonials from NATO and U.S. administration officials on when it will be acceptable for FYROM to join ... Russia
A succinct morning English email newsletter has attracted around 5,500 subscribers, and based on emails of subscribers, Veduta can tell the site has readers from the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, from various U.S. and European policy initiatives, from many mainstream news organizations. Russia
"These are not new rules of the game… it is a signal sent by the president that the peaceful development of our country would be ensured under any circumstances," Kislyak, who is now the first deputy chairman of the Russian upper house Committee on Foreign Affairs. said commenting Putin's words about ... Russia
The writer of the Feb. 16 letter “Anti-war bill necessary” (The Daily Progress) urged Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner to sign on to S 2047, which would reassert Congress' constitutional mandate by barring the president from launching a military attack on North Korea without congressional authority. Russia
Last week, Engel led a letter to the president signed by all Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, in which lawmakers decried the Trump administration's steep cuts to the international affairs budget. The administration has sought to constrain nondefense discretionary spending. Russia
Previously, he served as a senior professional staff member for the majority staff of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs covering State Department operations. He also served for nearly 10 years at the Department of State, in both domestic and overseas assignments. Follow him on Twitte r@seatodca. Russia
South Korea must stay in line with U.S. and Japanese plans to keep North Korea “under siege,” the chairman of the Lower House committee on foreign affairs said, referring to the policy of maintaining maximum pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime. Just days after Kim's smiling sister invited South Korean ... Russia
In a letter to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced he was creating a Bureau for Cyberspace and the Digital Economy within the State Department which will be headed by an Assistant Secretary of State. Secretary Tillerson faced bipartisan criticism last ... Russia
The emails and personal files of at least 44 House Democrats could have been stolen and transferred overseas by their own IT workers, in a scandal that has been quietly brewing in Congress. At the center of the controversy are Imran Awan, his brother Abid Awan, and five other family members ...
Eliot Engel (D., N.Y.), ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said in a statement, reported by The Wall Street Journal. "This sends a message to governments around the world that they can support brutal, criminal behavior without serious consequences." Foreign policy analysts said ...

Devised by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, the bill deems Hamas' use of human shields in fighting with Israel an act of terrorism and a violation of human rights. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump is calling on the US delegation to the United Nations to work on a resolution to impose ...
Previously, he served as a senior professional staff member for the majority staff of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs covering State Department operations. He also served for nearly 10 years at the Department of State, in both domestic and overseas assignments. Follow him on Twitte r@seatodca.
"So whatever allegations are being remounted against us are simply fantasies that are being used for political reasons inside the United States," Kislyak, who is now the first deputy chairman of the Russian upper house Committee on Foreign Affairs, said during the Munich Security Conference (MSC).
Meanwhile, members of the Makabayan bloc have already filed a resolution urging the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to conduct an investigation, in aid of legislation, on the so-called “marine research and study” conducted by China in the Philippine Rise. Members of the bloc include Party-list Reps.
In a letter to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced he was creating a Bureau for Cyberspace and the Digital Economy within the State Department which will be headed by an Assistant Secretary of State. Secretary Tillerson faced bipartisan criticism last ...
... independent government agency that promotes human rights, military security, and economic cooperation, and Representative Eliot Engel, a New York Democrat who is the ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, nominated Kandic, of the Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Center.
The seven, led by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, suggested that the House committee on foreign affairs conduct the inquiry. In Resolution No 1623, Zarate and his colleagues said the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf awarded Benham Rise, renamed Philippine Rise, ...
Snowe, who is Chairman of the House's Committee on Foreign Affairs; wrote that the situation has caused high exchange rate changes that are unrelated to the underlying pattern of trade as well as instability and uncertainty for struggling Liberian businesses and consumers, who trade largely in Liberian ...
Snowe, who is Chairman of the House's Committee on Foreign Affairs; wrote that the situation has caused high exchange rate changes that are unrelated to the underlying pattern of trade as well as instability and uncertainty for struggling Liberian businesses and consumers, who trade largely in Liberian ...
Snowe, who is Chairman of the House's Committee on Foreign Affairs; wrote that the situation has caused high exchange rate changes that are unrelated to the underlying pattern of trade as well as instability and uncertainty for struggling Liberian businesses and consumers, who trade largely in Liberian ...
In House Resolution 1623, the seven-member Makabayan bloc urged the House committee on foreign affairs to conduct an inquiry in aid of legislation into the project. The resolution mentioned the apprehension of several individuals and groups on the project as it appears to be repeating China's "modus ...
Reforming and updating many of those laws is the responsibility of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations along with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Looking to the Constitution, the president's foreign policy powers are quite limited. He commands the armed forces (although only Congress ...
Even Congress, normally deferential on foreign affairs, is rousing itself. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently held a hearing to examine presidential and congressional authorities over international accords. The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has considered the future of NAFTA.
The bill, a follow-up to the Taiwan Relations Act, was introduced by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce and others in January last year and was passed by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in October before being submitted for a vote by the full House. The legislation still has to be ...
Robin Kelly became the first African-American woman to serve as the Chief of Staff to an elected constitutional statewide officeholder while working for Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Prior to her election to Congress, she was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives and served as Chief ...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- The upcoming departure of two U.S. lawmakers in charge of foreign affairs is expected to impact foreign policy in and beyond the Congress amid increasing populism, experts said. Republican Representative Ed Royce, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, ...
Ed Royce of California, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, brought to 30 the number of Republicans who either will be leaving office or seeking one other than in the House. Royce's announcement punctuated an accelerating trend that leaves his party on treacherous footing in its effort to ...
The chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ed Royce, (R-CA) said the redesignation of Myanmar as a country of particular concern is particularly appropriate, given its military's ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Royce, did, however, say he wanted Vietnam to be on the list. “However ...
When asked about the letter Friday, South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson, a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, told VOA (Urdu Service) the Taliban needs to change. "The best way to have influence with Congress is for the Taliban to change their conduct. Mass murder, as ...
South Korea must stay in line with U.S. and Japanese plans to keep North Korea “under siege,” the chairman of the Lower House committee on foreign affairs said, referring to the policy of maintaining maximum pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime. Just days after Kim's smiling sister invited South Korean ...
On Monday, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs advanced the US-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act. Its sponsor, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., said the bill's goal is “to jump-start the kingdom's private sector as well as help our economy,” Al-Monitor's Bryant Harris reported. Tillerson will ...
According to Engel, a Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Addis Ababa High Court's move was 'deeply troubling' within the context of Ethiopia's recent political reform agenda. He also cited the reported ill health suffered by the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) secretary who ...
"We need to figure out how to come to some sort of an agreement with Turkey in a manner that meets their concerns about what they perceive as an existential threat emanating from the Kurdish areas of Syria," he told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. The former ambassador, who is known for his ...
The bill has been sponsored by Congressmen Brendan Boyle (D-PA) and cosponsored by Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-R), House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Congressional Ukrainian Caucus members. Before becoming a law, the bill needs to pass the Senate and get signed by the U.S. President.
“Secretary [Rex] Tillerson should have also designated the Central African Republic, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Syria, and Vietnam,” Mark said. He also called Pakistan's absence a “surprise and disappointment.” Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, appreciated the ...
... appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, CNBC, PBS, and Bloomberg Television. He is a frequent co-host and guest on The John Batchelor Show. He has given testimony to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
The bill, a follow-up to the Taiwan Relations Act, was introduced by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce and others in January 2017 and passed by the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs in October 2017 before being submitted for a vote by the full House. The legislation still has to ...
Immigrations organizations, politicians and community leaders reacted quickly. Congressman Eliot Engel, who is a ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said in a phone call he had with Haiti U.S. Ambassador Paul Altidor that Trump's words are damaging for international relations.
A spokesperson for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs told JNS.org that committee chair Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) “strongly agrees that ...
The ranking Democrats and Republicans on the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, which oversee ...
Gerry Connolly, a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives who serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, spoke with ...
Ed Royce, an 11-term incumbent and chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, in the California congressional district that includes ...
As a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Duncan said he has heard stories of individuals slipping across the Syrian-Turkish ...


 

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