Engel Cosponsors Resolution to Overturn Trump’s Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 20, 2018—  Congressman Eliot L. Engel has cosponsored a Congressional Review Act resolution, H.J. Res. 140, to overturn the Trump Administration’s expansion of junk health insurance plans that would allow insurers to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. The resolution, authored by Congresswoman Kathy Castor, would nullify a Trump Administration rule permitting the expansion of skimpy …

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Engel Demands Investigation Into Trump-Putin Summit

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As Delivered – Click Here for Video WASHINGTON, DC — September 14, 2018—  Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following statement at a full committee markup on a measure to require the Administration to produce records dealing with the Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit: “Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. And as I’ve …

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Engel Statement on Court Ruling on 3-D Printed Guns

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WASHINGTON, DC — August 27, 2018 — Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding a preliminary injunction from the U.S. District Court in Seattle stopping the publication on the internet of software for the 3-D printing of guns: “Even with Judge Lasnik’s injunction pausing the release of software for …

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Engel Announces $388,857 in NY-16 Exports Financed by the Export-Import Bank in July Benefits Rye and Yonkers Businesses

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WASHINGTON, DC — August 17, 2018 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today announced the Export-Import Bank has financed $388,857 in exports for small businesses in New York’s 16th Congressional District during the month of July. The Export-Import bank helps American businesses insure international sales, finance foreign purchases of American products, and …

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Engel Statement on Charlottesville Anniversary

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Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: WESTCHESTER, NY— August 12, 2018 — “One year ago today a heinous demonstration of racial hate turned violent, leaving one young woman dead and a nation reeling. In the year since that infamous day, we have seen no clear attempt by this President to denounce those responsible for the horror in Charlottesville, or …

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Westchester House Members Announce $2,478,109 for Rye Playland North Boardwalk

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WESTCHESTER, NY— July 27, 2018 — Westchester Congress Members Eliot Engel (NY-16), Nita Lowey (NY-17) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) are pleased to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $2,478,109 in federal funds as partial reimbursement to Westchester County for repairs to Rye Playland’s North Boardwalk. The funding will help pay for repairs made to the …

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Engel Statement on Tonight’s Deadline to Reunite Separated Families

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“This type of ineptitude is staggering, even for this President and his team.” WASHINGTON DC — July 25, 2018 — “Tonight marks the second court ordered deadline for the Trump Administration to reunite separated children with their families. Much like the first deadline, this too will pass with the job having not been completed. “The President’s cruel ‘zero-tolerance’ policy has been …

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Engel Statement on Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 9, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: “Unsurprisingly, the President has chosen another regressive ideologue to serve on the Supreme Court in Brett Kavanaugh. Over the course of a career that can only be described as hyper-partisan, Kavanaugh has demonstrated a history of anti-women, anti-labor, anti-consumer views, and his ultra-conservatism could turn …

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Engel Statement on the Retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 27, 2018 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel released the following statement: “Justice Anthony Kennedy has served on the United States Supreme Court for thirty years and though I have often disagreed with him, he has sometimes been an important check on many of the far-right voices on the court. He provided critical opinions in cases that …

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Congressman Engel Handsomely Outdistances Democrat Party Hopefuls to Win Primary Contest
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YONKERS, NY — June 27, 2018 — Voters residing in Congressional District 16 cast their ballots for Rep. Eliot Engel in yesterday’s Democrat Party primary. The numbers gave expression to the sentiment of 719 of 732 districts reporting the votes cast for each: Eliot Engel: 20,394 Jonathan Lewis: 4,468 Joyce Briscoe: 1,551 Derickson Lawrence 1,150 The exuberant numbers of votes cast for …

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