Engel Statement on General Accounting Office (GAO) Report on Trump’s Hold on Ukraine Security Assistance

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2020  — Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement on the finding by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) that President Trump violated the law by withholding security assistance to Ukraine: “The evidence in the impeachment inquiry was clear as day that the President abused …

eHeziEngel Statement on General Accounting Office (GAO) Report on Trump’s Hold on Ukraine Security Assistance

Engel Blasts Education Secretary DeVos’ “Borrower Defense Rule” on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 19, 2020  —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel delivered the following remarks on the House Floor last week with respect to the passage of H.J.Res. 76, which overturns Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed “Borrower Defense Rule”: Read the transcript or view te video.  “Mister Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the passage of H.J.Res. 76, a resolution …

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Engel Helps Pass Historic Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 12, 2019 —   Congressman Eliot L. Engel today voted for and helped pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, H.R. 3, through the House. This landmark legislation delivers on a key Democratic priority of empowering the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices for American families. “Every day, I hear from …

eHeziEngel Helps Pass Historic Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

Engel Statement on Articles of Impeachment

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 10, 2019 —  Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement: “Three months after three House committees launched an investigation into the Trump-Ukraine Scandal, the facts we have gathered are damning and uncontested: the President abused the power of his office and jeopardized our national security to …

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Congressman Engel Reveals President Trump Has Slashed SNAP Benefits for Nearly 700,000 People

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 5, 2019 — “Slashing SNAP benefits for nearly 700,000 people during the holiday season is beyond heartless. This is not something to be trivialized. In making this move, the Trump Administration demonstrates once again they are perfectly willing to hurt the most vulnerable among us without a moment’s hesitation. We saw it in their gross crusade …

eHeziCongressman Engel Reveals President Trump Has Slashed SNAP Benefits for Nearly 700,000 People

House Intelligence Committee Releases Draft Report As Part of Impeachment Inquiry

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Report To Be Voted on This Evening WASHINGTON, DC — December 3, 2019 – Today, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released the draft report – “The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report” – to all Members and the public. The Committee will vote tonight to issue the report, before the Chairman of the Committee transmits it and any accompanying materials …

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Bipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 21, 2019 — Representatives Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Fred Upton (R-MI-06), Pete King (R-NY-02) and TJ Cox (D-CA-21), all members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus, have introduced legislation to honor Elijah E. Cummings’ long-time advocacy for those living with asthma. The Elijah E. Cummings Family Asthma Act would expand federal, state, and local efforts to …

eHeziBipartisan Members of the House Asthma and Allergy Caucus Introduce Legislation to Honor Elijah Cummings

Engel Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 20, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBT Equality Caucus, today marked Transgender Day of Remembrance with the following statement: “The deadly attacks we continue to see against the transgender community are a horrifying reminder of the struggle that endures for far too many of our fellow Americans. The sad reality …

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FEMA Delaying Implementation of Changes to Pricing Formula for Flood Insurance
By ELIOT L. ENGEL

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 9, 2019 — “FEMA’s decision is a welcome one for our region and will help thousands of my constituents living in the Sound Shore communities and along the coastlines. Homeowners that live in high-risk flood zones are already strained by the effects of global warming, which have made sea levels rise and storms more powerful. Adding …

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By ELIOT L. ENGEL

Engel Receives Congressional Leader Award for Work to Protect Local Hospitals

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY— October 26, 2019 — This week, Congressman Eliot L. Engel was awarded the Congressional Leader Award by America’s Essential Hospitals for his leadership in preventing devastating cuts to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payment program. “I am honored to receive the Congressional Leader Award from America’s Essential Hospitals, which has been an invaluable ally in our …

eHeziEngel Receives Congressional Leader Award for Work to Protect Local Hospitals