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May 17, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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 7, 2017
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, 2017
I was appalled to learn of the air raid over the weekend in Syria that killed several White Helmet rescuers.  
May 3, 2017
Today's visit by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas must not be seen as a wasted opportunity.
May 1, 2017
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 26, 2017
“This was a very important meeting,” said Whip Hoyer.  
April 25, 2017
I was proud to join my colleagues in cosponsoring this resolution.
April 24, 2017
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.
April 23, 2017
As a former Chairman of the Helsinki Commission, I was deeply saddened to learn of the killing of an American OSCE medic in eastern Ukraine from a mine placed by Russian-backed separatists. 
April 22, 2017
I was disappointed that the Justice Department chose to interfere in Puerto Rico's planned referendum on statehood.
April 20, 2017
This evening's shooting in Paris will do nothing to dim the lights of liberty, equality, and fraternity that make France a bright light unto the world. 
April 18, 2017
Turkey is a vital NATO ally, and its people deserve the freedoms and democratic institutions of government for which our alliance has fought to uphold. 
April 16, 2017
I am appalled by reports that the governing authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya have been detaining LGBT individuals and subjecting them to torture and possibly mass-murder. 
April 15, 2017
Once again, President Trump has selected a nominee to lead an agency that individual believes should not exist and has tried to destroy. 
April 12, 2017
With its veto today of a resolution demanding that Syria cooperate with an investigation into the chemical weapons attack against civilians in Idlib, Russia continues to prop up a murderous and destabilizing regime while helping to cover up a heinous war crime by its ally. 
April 7, 2017
I was deeply saddened to learn of today’s attack in Stockholm.
April 6, 2017
I continue to be deeply disturbed by the baseless and irresponsible accusations leveled against former National Security Advisor Susan Rice by President Trump. 
April 6, 2017
It is entirely appropriate that Chairman Nunes should step aside from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation, something he should have done days ago.  
April 5, 2017
The chemical weapons attack in Syria was a heinous war crime, and the Assad regime must be held accountable.  
March 30, 2017
Today, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Burr said that if his committee were to politicize its investigation of Russian interference, the investigation would fail. 
March 29, 2017
[President Trump] looked at the American people in the eye, when he talked to the Joint Session of Congress, and said I want to assure you that I’m going to cover everybody with insurance.
March 29, 2017
Today, House Judiciary Committee Republicans blocked resolutions of inquiry from coming to the Floor that would have shed light on connections between President Trump, his advisors, and Russia's efforts to undermine our election. 
March 29, 2017
I was deeply saddened to learn of the deaths of American U.N. worker Michael Sharp and his Swedish colleague Zaida Catalan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).