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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Oct. 3, 2013 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Al-Shabaab
Sept. 28, 2013 Department of State Operations and Embassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2014
Sept. 27, 2013 Engel Hails Security Council Agreement on Syria Chemical Weapons
Sept. 27, 2013 Engel Statement on Obama-Rouhan Call
Sept. 16, 2013 Engel Statement on UN Syria Chemical Weapons Report
Sept. 11, 2013 Engel Reaction to President Obama's Address to the Nation
Sept. 11, 2013 The Syrian Crisis
Sept. 4, 2013 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing "Syria: Weighing the Obama Administration's Response"
Sept. 3, 2013 Engel Statement on Presidential Address on Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript - Syria
Aug. 30, 2013 Engel Readout on White House Syria Call
Aug. 18, 2013 ABC News "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Defense and the Middle East
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey - Syrian Conflict
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman - Syria
Aug. 1, 2013 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 419 & H.R. 2848
July 31, 2013 Ranking Member Engel House Floor Statement on Nuclear Iran Prevention Act
July 23, 2013 Congressmen Commend EU decision on Hezbollah, Call for Further Action
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship
July 18, 2013 Engel Introduces Embassy Security and Enhancement Act
June 18, 2013 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Statement on Security Transition in Afghanistan and Taliban Commitment to Peace Talks
June 18, 2013 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Statement on Security Transition in Afghanistan and Taliban Commitment to Peace Talks
June 5, 2013 Rep. Engel Amendment on Alternative Fuels Accepted into the Military Construction/ Veterans Administration Appropriations Bill
June 4, 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
May 22, 2013 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Applaud Passage of Tough Iran Sanctions Legislation
May 20, 2013 Letter to Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - United States-India Homeland Security
April 23, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, U.S. House of Representatives - Benghazi
Feb. 13, 2013 Royce, Engel Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning North Korea Following Nuclear Test
Feb. 12, 2013 Rep. Engel Calls for Bipartisan Solutions to the Nation's Issues
Feb. 6, 2013 Representatives Seek to Protect Online Content
Dec. 31, 2012 Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2012
Dec. 31, 2012 Condemning Iran for Persecution of Baha'I Minority
Sept. 19, 2012 Honoring the Four United States Public Servants Who Died in Libya
Sept. 19, 2012 Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012
Sept. 13, 2012 H.R. 6365
Aug. 1, 2012 Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
July 18, 2012 Engel Condemns Bombing in Bulgaria, Offers Assistance
May 10, 2012 Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012
May 9, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
May 1, 2012 Rep. Engel Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of Bin Laden's Death
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Feb. 24, 2012 Rep. Engel Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act
Dec. 15, 2011 Rep. Engel - Iraq War Ends
Oct. 21, 2011 Rep Engel - End of Iraq War by 2012
Oct. 20, 2011 Rep Engel - Statement on the Death of Moamar Qadaffi
Oct. 7, 2011 Congressman Eliot Engel on the 10th Anniverary of US Forces in Afghanistan
Sept. 20, 2011 Don't Ask Don't Tell Enters History Books
July 19, 2011 Rep. Engel Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act
July 8, 2011 Engel Amendment on Alternative Fuels Accepted into Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
July 7, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012
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