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Chairman Menendez Urges UN to Prioritize the Needs of Ukrainian Women and Girls and Address Rising Concerns of Widespread Sexual Violence

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today is calling on the United Nations to take every possible measure to respond to mounting reports of Russia’s systematic use of gender-based violence (GBV) against Ukrainian women and girls and to take immediate action to address the disproportionate impact of […]

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Menendez, Schumer, Booker and Padilla Statement on Recent Court Decisions on Title 42

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), together with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), issued the following joint statement in response to recent court decisions on the implementation of the Title 42 policy: We support yesterday’s D.C. Circuit ruling that the Department of Homeland Security can no […]

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Chair Menendez Blasts Senate Republicans’ Continued Obstructionism as Senate Democrats Force Confirmation Votes on State Dept., USAID Nominees

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today took to the Senate Floor to condemn Senate Republicans’ efforts to delay and obstruct dozens of highly-qualified foreign affairs and development nominees whose unwarranted delays in being confirmed pose significant national security threats to the United States. With Senate Democrats forcing late […]

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Menendez and Schumer Call on Trump to Declassify War Powers Act Notification Letter

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2020 – In a letter to President Donald Trump, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called for the Trump administration to immediately declassify the White House notification to Congress of the initiation of hostilities against Iran, pursuant to the War Powers Act of 1973. In the letter to […]