Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Jul 16, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement regarding U.S.-Russia relations.
Jun 21, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the Committee approved the fiscal year 2019 State and Foreign Operations bill.
Jun 9, 2018
Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Albio Sires (NJ-08), and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) sent a letter to Secretary General Luis Almagro of the Organization of American States, urging him to work with the organization to help restore democracy in Nicaragua and consider invoking Article 19 of the Inter-American Democratic Charter in response to the deteriorating situation in the Central American country.
May 21, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement after yesterday’s farce elections in Venezuela.
May 18, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump Administration issued additional sanctions against Maduro regime operatives, including Diosdado Cabello.
May 15, 2018
WASHINGTON – Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after returning from a congressional delegation trip to the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. While in Israel, Diaz-Balart and his congressional colleagues met with a number of foreign dignitaries, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
May 8, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision on the Iran deal.
May 7, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after U.S. Vice President Michael Pence announced additional sanctions against the Maduro regime during a speech at a meeting of the Organization of American States.
Apr 25, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after French President Emmanuel Macron addressed a joint meeting of Congress.
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration today announced tough measures against the People’s Republic of China (PRC), in a move to thwart the communist country from continuing longstanding unfair trade practices and intellectual property (IP) theft.
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, issued the following statement after the House passage of the fiscal year 2018 omnibus funding bill.
Mar 19, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced additional sanctions against the Maduro regime. This latest round of sanctions prohibits any financial transactions involving the regime’s Petro digital currency, and imposes sanctions on four Maduro operatives.
Mar 2, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart, along with Senator Rubio, Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, and Congressman Curbelo, today hosted Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations Nikki Haley at Florida International University for a discussion on the current state of affairs in Latin America and the region’s relationship with the United States. Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the event.
Jan 5, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Treasury Department announced additional targeted sanctions against members of the Maduro regime in Venezuela.
Dec 13, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 1638, the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act.
Dec 7, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 2658, the Venezuelan Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act, and H.Res. 259, expressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
Dec 6, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after President Trump announced the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Dec 5, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 1164, the Taylor Force Act. Diaz-Balart is a co-sponsor of the legislation.
Nov 9, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the Treasury Department announced additional targeted sanctions against members of the Maduro regime in Venezuela.
Nov 1, 2017
Congressman Diaz-Balart released the following statement in response to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's opposition to the U.N. General Assembly resolution that called for an end to the U.S. embargo against Cuba.