Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) loses patience with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s refusal to answer questions on President Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Vladimir Putin.
She warned of the "sobering possibility that Russia is employing the tactics it has used to influence elections in places like Ukraine and Georgia, this time in the United States.”
As the State Department prepares to brief the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, we hope they will highlight how they plan to address four key questions in the upcoming 2016 report to ensure that the report remains a credible and effective anti-trafficking tool.
Rep. Karen Bass (photo cr. politic 365.com) On February 10, Ambassador Greenfield did not shy away either from telling the
“Secretary Kerry approved the nuclear deal with Iran without even reading the entire agreement," GOP congressman says.
This week's Financing for Development (FfD) Conference - a major gathering to advance the post-2015 development agenda - will be critical in deciding how the world's governments and private sector and civil society partners will contribute to international development in the future.
The new AUMF proposal, drafted by Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), was the first major effort to come up
“What we need to reconcile is that we’re spending this money one way or the other,” Murphy said. “The question is whether
President Obama said that he would sign the bill that was passed unanimously by the SFRC last week. Unfortunately, several Republicans are trying to make use of this bill to derail the negotiations with Iran and kill a final agreement.
Congress is right to insist upon a role in the process, but it would have been wrong to tie the President's hands as he attempts to negotiate with the Iranian government. On the other side, the President should recognize that his position will be strengthened.