March 23, 2015

Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this resolution, offered by my friend, the Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee [Eliot Engel], supported strongly by the Chairman of the Committee and the former Chair of the Committee, [Rep.] Ros-Lehtinen. 

March 19, 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen of the House, I rise in very strong opposition to this resolution, and I urge every one of my Members to oppose this resolution.

March 17, 2015

Mr. Speaker, I was proud to join many Members of this House in Birmingham, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama, from March 6th to 8th to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’  which lead inexorably to the signing of the Voting Rights Act in August of that same year in 1965.

March 11, 2015

I think [Senate Republicans’ letter to Iran] was ill-advised. It was sophomoric in many ways, and I that think it gave comfort to our enemies and pause to our allies. 

March 4, 2015

Mr. Speaker, the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov last Friday in front of the Kremlin was a reprehensible act that demands a thorough and independent investigation. 

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