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June 16, 2017 Press Release
"Diminishing the rapprochement with Cuba that President Obama initiated is the wrong direction for Cuba and for America...


Rep. Meeks Statement on Trump’s Decision to Rollback Progress with Cuba

Washington, D.C.—Senior Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to disengage with Cuba:

June 15, 2017 Press Release
"The State Department shouldn’t go back on its promise to these dedicated individuals, for we need their unique perspectives to best promote the United States’ interests abroad...


Reps. Meeks and Castro Lead Letter to Sec. Tillerson Seeking Hiring Freeze Waivers for Rangel, Pickering, and Payne Fellows

June 8, 2017 Press Release
"Years later, here we are, and Republicans are trying to leave Americans vulnerable to a financial crisis once again..."


Rep. Meeks Blasts GOP for Passing Wrong CHOICE Act

Washington, D.C.—Senior Member of the Financial Services Committee and former Dodd-Frank conferee, Congressman Meeks, criticized House Republicans for passing the Wrong CHOICE Act without a single Democratic vote:

June 8, 2017 Press Release
"It's crucial that we work to counter and shed light on the various forms of Kremlin aggression, as our democracy, and democracies like ours in Europe, are at stake..."


Reps. Meeks, Suozzi, Roskam, and Hill Introduce Legislation Targeting Russian Interference with Democracies

June 7, 2017 Press Release
“The transatlantic relationship has proved fruitful since the Marshall Plan's inception and subsequent implementation...


Statement by Congressman Meeks on the 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan for Europe

June 7, 2017 Press Release


Rep. Meeks Statement on Terrorists Attacks in Iran

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement regarding the terrorist attacks on Iran’s parliament building and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini:

June 7, 2017 Press Release
"In passing my resolution, the House of Representatives resoundingly condemned the terrorists and supported the British people..."


House Passes Meeks’ Resolution Condemning Manchester, London Attacks and Offering Support for the British People

May 28, 2017 Press Release
"On this day of remembrance, we pay tribute to the fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for our beloved nation..."

Rep. Meeks Memorial Day Statement

New York, NY—Congressman Gregory W. Meeks released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th, 2017:

May 25, 2017 Press Release
"The SEC’s corporate board diversity rule is broken..."


Rep. Meeks Sends Letter on Improving Corporate Board Diversity Disclosures to SEC Chair Jay Clayton

May 24, 2017 Press Release
'This resolution embodies the spirit of our friendship and shows we stand arm in arm, in solidarity with the British people..."


Reps. Meeks, Royce, Engel, Cook Introduce Resolution Supporting People of the UK