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PELOSI notes @RepEliotEngel  is a senior member of energy and commerce and the chairman of foreign affairs. “That’s a lot of power,” she notes, in reminding she wants Engel back in Congress. He has a tight primary challenge from @JamaalBowmanNY , who has the endorsement of @Ocasio2018 

Pelosi addresses AOC endorsement of Eliot Engel opponent Jamal Bowman. Says NYers are lucky to have Engel because he's poweful. Not just chair of foreign affairs, but a senior member of Energy and Commerce. "That's a lot of power.. So he does a great job for New York."

Join me for a conversation with Iraq’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. @maalhakim . Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm (Washington)/8:00 pm (Baghdad). We will discuss Iraqi foreign policy & #Iraq '>US #Iraq  relations. * @AtlanticCouncil’s Iraq Initiative.

The Department of Foreign Affairs announced that the Filipino community in Hong Kong has no more active COVID-19 cases.

There are more than 1,700 #Ethiopians  on Sudanese farmland, #Sudan 's foreign affairs minister said ahead of a clash between the country's forces and a militia group from neighbouring #Ethiopia , reports @MorrisKiruga 

Asked about AOC backing primary challenger to Foreign Affairs Chair'>House Foreign Affairs ChairEliot Engel, Pelosi said she was backing Engel (stressing his seniority on 2 committees), but made point to say she's also backing AOC: "I wish him well in his election as I wish her well in her election"

The Department of Foreign Affairs recorded 96 new cases of the coronavirus among Filipinos abroad, raising the total number of confirmed cases in this sector to 5,355 as of Thursday, June 4.

"For China, Honk Kong and Taiwan are bad examples that need to be whipped into obedience." Read the column of Le Monde's distinguished foreign affairs columnist @alain_frachon  here:

China's Foreign Ministry said the U.K. has "no right to supervise Hong Kong" and urged Britain to "immediately stop interfering" in its affairs.


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EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell confirms China pressured EU to water down EU reports on Chinese coronavirus disinformation, defends it as just normal diplomacy and attacks whistleblower who revealed what was happening.

Foreign Affairs'>House Foreign Affairs chair @RepEliotEngel : “I have learned that the Office of the Inspector General had opened an investigation into Sec. Pompeo. Mr. Linick’s firing amid such a probe strongly suggests that this is an unlawful act of retaliation.”

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The 1973 War Powers Resolution is unconstitutional. It reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of how the Constitution allocated foreign affairs authority between the President and Congress. The Resolution should be repealed.

Dems’ impeachment resolution: -Cuts Oversight and Foreign Affairs out of public hearings -Pretends to give @DevinNunes  subpoena authority, subject to Schiff’s approval -No Due Process for the WH -Doesn’t undo the damage of Schiff’s biased and unfair sham

As the former chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, I have seen up close the pain, death, and despair caused by war. And I know that it is rarely the children of the billionaire class who face the agony of reckless foreign policy.

Aarti Tikoo Singh, senior Indian journalist from Kashmir at US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on 'Human Rights in South Asia': The 30 years of Islamic jihad & terror in Kashmir perpetrated by Pakistan has been completely ignored & overlooked by the world press.

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Whatever your politics, we should never ever again elect someone so ignorant of foreign affairs, so blind to geopolitical implications, so bereft of moral and ethical compunction, and so apathetic to history’s long gaze. Syria will be a lasting stain on the Trump presidency.

When Rudy Giuliani was asked about using his role as Trump’s personal lawyer to interfere in foreign affairs to help Trump politically, his answer was, “So what?” If anyone can sum up the arrogance, immorality and lawlessness of the Trump presidency, it’s Rudy Giuliani.

Hey Tomi, Washington Post shithole bureau chief here. Love your foreign affairs reporting. Did you know there are 8.7 million Americans living overseas? Can’t imagine why they would leave home.