House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Engel Discusses Top Priorities At Carnegie Endowment Event

Devex: New chief of House Foreign Affairs Committee outlines his top priorities
“The new chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee asked for patience on Tuesday as he presented just a few of the many items the committee will be juggling — including foreign policy decision-making about Russia, North Korea, and China. Representative Eliot Engel, a Democrat from New York, laid out his foreign policy priorities at an event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. There was little mention of global health or development issues, although Yemen will be the subject of the committee’s first hearing this week, and he suggested an ongoing focus to address challenges in Central America causing migration to the United States…” (Saldinger, 2/6).

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