Engel Statement on SCOTUS Hearing House Arguments Against Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 23, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement: “Today, the House presented oral arguments to the Supreme Court in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed citizenship question on the 2020 census. We feel strongly that adding this question would drive down response rates, leading to an inadequate count and undermining the entire purpose of the …

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Engel Introduces “Day of Silence” Resolution Supporting LGBTQ Students

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 12, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today marked GLSEN’s “Day of Silence” by introducing a resolution supporting the student-led movement to end LGBTQ bullying and harassment. The resolution, which Engel has introduced every Congress since 2002, now has 70 cosponsors, more than any year prior. Hundreds of thousands …

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Engel Statement on the Passing of John Dingell

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Washington D.C.— February 7, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Dingell II: “Pat and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend, John Dingell. John was a giant in Congress, whose wit and wisdom could light up a room. I served with John for many years and watched him …

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Representatives Torres, Engel, Schneider Introduce Bill to Update Reporting Requirements for Semi-automatic Rifles

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 11, 2017 — Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA35), Bradley S. Schneider (D-IL10), and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY16) have today introduced the Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act. If approved by Congress and passed into law, the bill would require a federal firearms licensee to report the sale of two or more long guns, including semi-automatic rifles such …

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Engel Blasts Post Office Service in Westchester on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 9, 2017 — Congressman Eliot Engel took to the House Floor yesterday to call out the terrible postal service that has plagued residents of Westchester County in recent months. In his remarks, Congressman Engel called the situation “disgraceful” and said the actions of the Post Office have been “unacceptable and bordering on incompetence.”

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Engel, House Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure President

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NEW YORK, NY — August 18, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement after co-sponsoring a resolution to censure President Trump for his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: “President Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville was a disgrace to the office of the President. In equating the actions of counter protestors to those of …

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Engel Blasts President’s Press Conference Remarks

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  NEW YORK, NY — August 16, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on yesterday’s remarks by the President at a press conference in Trump Tower: “Everything about yesterday’s press conference was wrong. The way the President backtracked and blamed ‘both sides’ for the Charlottesville nightmare was wrong; the way he defended some of the people …

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Engel Statement on President Trump Banning Transgender Service Members in the Military

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 26, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel released the following statement: “Today the President has taken steps to weaken the strongest military force in the world by banning transgender individuals from any form of military service. This decision is disgraceful, discriminatory, and severely insulting to all current and future transgender service members who want nothing more …

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Engel Statement on Senator John McCain

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 19, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: “John McCain is as tough as they come, and there’s no doubt he’ll face this challenge with the courage and strength that have defined him across five decades of public service. My thoughts are with him, Cindy, and the rest of the McCain family. I …

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Engel on Senate GOP Failure to Pass Trumpcare

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 18, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement: “The President and Congressional Republicans have revealed, once again, that the emperor has no clothes. After seven years of demonizing Democrats and sabotaging the Affordable Care Act, they’ve shown that the ‘better way’ they’ve long …

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