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House Foreign Affairs Committee
House committee responsible for foreign policy legislation and oversight | , Chairman |
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Joshua Goodman 28m
NEW: Bipartisan congressional report proposes ending the drug certification process—a fixture of US policy since 1980s. Experts say judging nations as ‘naughty or nice’ is ineffective stemming narcotics and fuels hostility toward US ⁦
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 41m
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This Thursday at 10:00 am, the committee will hold a hearing titled “The Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission: Charting a New Path Forward,” which will allow members to examine the bipartisan commission’s findings.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 41m
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"The Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission’s report is a breath of fresh air, and I hope it will serve as a blueprint for the Biden-Harris Administration and the next Congress as they work to set our counternarcotics policies on a far better path."
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 41m
NEW REPORT📑 Chairman releases Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Report. The report provides critical recommendations that will help policymakers improve U.S. drug policy in Latin America and the Caribbean. ⤵️
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Chairman : I’m deeply concerned by reports of politically motivated mass trials of Cambodian dissidents and call on the government of Cambodia to ensure due process and fairness its judicial processes.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 16h
Chairman : I condemn PRC’s retaliation against 4 U.S. citizens for their work supporting democratic institutions & practices globally. Beijing's unacceptable bullying will not deter us from our support of the Hong Kong people & their rights.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 20h
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"EIPR is an important voice for the Egyptian people. When Egypt limits the basic freedoms of its people, the world takes note and it makes it harder to improve U.S.-Egyptian relations. I urge Egyptian authorities to immediately and commit to much needed reforms."
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 20h
Chairman : Alarmed to hear about the arrest of the staff of one of Egypt’s leading human rights organizations, . After years of crackdown on dissent, this is just Egypt’s latest attempt to silence those who advocate for basic .
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House Foreign Affairs Committee 21h
Chairman : I am outraged by the sham sentencing of the . The Maduro regime has illegitimately kept these men in horrible conditions for three years. They should be freed at once.
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Rep. Colin Allred Nov 25
I couldn’t agree more with Secretary of State nominee Tony Blinken and I look forward to working with him as a member of the Affairs Committee to restore America’s leadership around the world.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 25
Chairman : “I share the Secretary General’s concern about the situation in Tigray. The world is watching what’s happening in Ethiopia.”
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 25
Chairman : Outraged by Maduro regime harassment of . Roberto and civil society leaders in Venezuela must be able to carry out their important work free from police intimidation.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 24
BREAKING: Chair releases affidavit submitted by Deputy Assistant Sec. of State Michael Miller in investigation into firing of IG. New details about concerns over civilian casualties & Pompeo’s refusal to cooperate with IG probe⤵️
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 25
Chairman : No one should have to go on a hunger strike to be heard by their own government. I stand with the members of and join them in demanding the Cuban government’s immediate release of Denis Solís.
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Congressmember Bass Nov 24
Linda Thomas-Greenfield grew up in a town where the KKK burned crosses on lawns. "But I had the hopes and dreams of my mother who taught me I could face any challenge in my path by being compassionate and kind." Next year, she will serve as our ambassador to the United Nations.
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MSNBC Nov 24
Sec. of State nominee Blinken on his late stepfather, a Holocaust survivor: “He heard a deep rumbling ... He ran to the tank. The hatch opened. An African American GI looked down at him. He got down on his knees and said the only 3 words he knew in English ... God bless America"
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 24
"The Court found exactly what the Foreign Affairs Committee’s investigation revealed about this policy months ago: it was illegal." Chairman on federal court’s rejection of Trump’s illegal asylum policy.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 24
In a letter to Ethiopia PM , Chair & Ranking Member  express concerns about fighting in Tigray & ask for a commitment to cease hostilities & accept mediation efforts offered by  to de-escalate tensions.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 24
Americans should sleep easier knowing that Tony, along with the rest of the President-elect’s national security team, are answering the call to service and taking on these critical roles.
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Nov 24
Replying to @HouseForeign
A letter from OIG to Chairman Engel, released today, confirms that one of the topics Secretary Pompeo was so keen to avoid discussing was his own knowledge about civilian casualties tied to the sale of such weapons to the Saudis and Emiratis.
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