Engel Calls for McConnell to Reconvene Senate and Vote on Gun Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC  — August 13, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel (3rd from left) joined House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and House colleagues today to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvene the Senate to vote on H.R.8 legislation that would require a background check for every gun sale or transfer, with very explicit and limited exceptions. “It has been over …

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Engel Statement on Administration’s Plan to Withhold Funding for Foreign Affairs

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WASHINGTON, DC  — August 7, 2019 —  Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to freeze foreign affairs funding approved by Congress: “This Administration’s contempt for Congress is astounding. When Congress decides how much we spend on foreign assistance, it isn’t a suggestion. It’s the law, …

eHeziEngel Statement on Administration’s Plan to Withhold Funding for Foreign Affairs