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May 23, 2017Press Item
If President Trump indeed asked the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the National Security Agency to deny collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, it would be a flagrant and astonishing abuse of power.
May 21, 2017Press Item
The $110 billion arms transfer to Saudi Arabia announced by the White House - possibly as much as $350 billion overall - raises questions that need to be answered.
May 19, 2017Press Item
This week, Congress returned from a District Work Period during which constituents made their opinions on TrumpCare known to House Republicans. 
May 18, 2017Press Item
I was appalled at visiting Turkish security personnel’s use of violence against peaceful protesters here in Washington earlier this week. 
May 17, 2017Press Item
In deciding to appoint a special counsel, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein made the right decision, and the choice of former FBI Director Robert Mueller signals the seriousness with which he believes this investigation must be undertaken. 
May 17, 2017Press Item
I thank my friend, the gentleman from New York, the Ranking Member on the Foreign Affairs Committee. I thank Mr. Kinzinger for his leadership and as well his statement. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this bipartisan legislation which will impose tough sanctions on entities aiding the Assad regime in Syria.
May 17, 2017Press Item
I was honored to meet today with Ambassador Gutiérrez of Mexico to discuss issues important to the U.S.-Mexico relationship and the millions of Mexican-Americans living in our country. 
May 16, 2017Press Item
If reports are true that President Trump asked then-Director Comey to end the FBI’s investigation of former National Security Advisor Flynn, it makes the need for an independent investigation all the more important. 
May 16, 2017Press Item
The security cooperation between the United States and our ally Israel, including the level of trust and sharing of information between our intelligence agencies, forms one of the pillars of Israel’s defense.  
May 15, 2017Press Item
Last week, President Trump met in the Oval Office with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov — a staunch defender of Russian aggression abroad and repression at home. In that meeting, according to the White House’s official readout, the president “emphasized his desire to build a better relationship” with Russia.
May 7, 2017Press Item
I join in congratulating President-Elect Emmanuel Macron on his resounding victory. The French people have chosen hope over fear, chosen to look forward rather than backward. 
May 5, 2017Press Item
I was appalled to learn of the air raid over the weekend in Syria that killed several White Helmet rescuers.  
May 3, 2017Press Item
Today's visit by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas must not be seen as a wasted opportunity.
May 1, 2017Press Item
This evening, Israelis will gather to begin marking the sixty-ninth anniversary of their independence, joined by many in America and around the world who look to Israel as a beacon of hope and the triumph of Jewish self-determination after generations of exile and persecution. 
April 29, 2017Press Item
William Shakespeare famously declared that “past is prologue,” and the bard’s words ought to give us pause as we assess the first scene of this very strange play in which we now find ourselves as a nation. 
April 28, 2017Press Item
As President Donald Trump focuses on tomorrow’s 100 day benchmark, here’s a quick look at how he little he has achieved in his first 100 days in office.
April 28, 2017Press Item
Today, the House passed a bill to continue funding the government for an additional week while negotiations continue on a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. 
April 26, 2017Press Item
“This was a very important meeting,” said Whip Hoyer.  
April 26, 2017Press Item
Saturday, April 29 marks Donald Trump’s 100th day as president. His first 100 days have been defined by chaos, incompetence and broken promises to the American people.
April 26, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much Mr. Speaker. At the end of the week, President Trump will reach his hundredth day in office.
April 25, 2017Press Item
I was proud to join my colleagues in cosponsoring this resolution.
April 24, 2017Press Item
On this day in 1915, the arrest of Armenian social, political, and intellectual leaders launched a four-year campaign of genocide that took the lives of 1.5 million men, women, and children.