Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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May 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Darren Soto (FL-09) applaud the passage of the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019 (H.R. 549), through the House Committee on the Judiciary and urge continuing work on the bill until it becomes law.

May 8, 2019

WAHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Diaz-Balart issued the following statement in support of the Trump Administration’s announced new sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors. Iran has been a U.S.-designated state sponsor of terrorism since 1984, having been found to repeatedly provide support for acts of international terrorism.

May 1, 2019

WAHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Donna Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statements after introducing legislation that would provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Nicaraguan nationals already in the United States.

“I am proud, along with my friend and colleague Rep. Donna Shalala, to introduce the Nicaragua TPS Act of 2019 to allow Nicaraguans to remain in the United States until it is safe for them to return to Nicaragua.

May 1, 2019

WAHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Los Representantes de Estados Unidos Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) y Donna Shalala (FL-27) emitieron las siguientes declaraciones después de presentar una legislación que proporcionaría el Estado de Protección Temporal (TPS) a ciudadanos nicaragüenses que ya se encuentran en los Estados Unidos.

May 1, 2019

WAHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart provided the following clarification after several press reports misinterpreted comments that he made on Tucker Carlson’s show broadcast on Fox News on April 30, 2019.

Apr 18, 2019

Diaz-Balart: Diaz-Balart se reunió con miembros de la comunidad nicaragüense en el sur de la Florida

MIAMI – Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego de reunirse con miembros de la comunidad nicaragüense en el sur de la Florida en el primer aniversario de las protestas contra el gobierno de Nicaragua.

Apr 18, 2019

MIAMI – Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after meeting with members of the Nicaraguan community in South Florida on the first anniversary of anti-government protests.

Apr 17, 2019

WAHINGTON, D.C. ­­– Diaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración tras la decisión de la Administración del presidente Trump de permitir juicios contra traficantes de bienes confiscados y la prohibición de entrada a esas personas a EE.UU., según la autorización contenida en la Ley LIBERTAD de 1996.

Apr 17, 2019

 

WAHINGTON, D.C. ­­– Diaz-Balart issued the following statement following the Trump Administration’s decision to allow lawsuits against traffickers in confiscated property, and to prohibit U.S. entry to those traffickers, as authorized in the LIBERTAD Act of 1996.

“At long last, victims of confiscated properties will finally have the chance to pursue claims to recoup losses suffered at the hands of the Castro regime. I roundly applaud President Trump and his administration for this bold and courageous decision on this issue of historic significance.

Mar 25, 2019

 WASHINGTON ­­– Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives unanimously approved important legislation on Venezuela.

“As an original cosponsor of the Venezuela Arms Restriction Act (HR 920), I strongly support preventing the sale of weapons to Venezuela’s security services. These weapons could be used to further violently oppress the Venezuelan people, and to benefit drug trafficking, corruption, and other criminal activity of Maduro and his cronies," Diaz-Balart said.

Mar 25, 2019

Diaz-Balart: Hoy apoyé una importante legislación para abordar las graves preocupaciones de seguridad nacional planteadas por el régimen de Maduro.

Mar 25, 2019

 

WASHINGTON ­­– On Monday, March 25, Florida Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) hosted a meeting with victims of the defective Chinese Drywall and their attorneys to discuss their decade-long battle with these negligent Chinese companies. This event was held as a bipartisan effort following a letter recently signed by various members of the Florida delegation, including Senator Rubio, which urges the Administration to take the necessary measures against these Chinese companies.  

Mar 19, 2019

WASHINGTON ­­– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run mining company, Minervan and its president, Adrian Antonio Perdoma Mata, for corruption and contributing to the deteriorating situation in Venezuela.

Mar 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración luego de que el Departamento del Tesoro de EE. UU. Impusiera sanciones a la empresa minera estatal de Venezuela, Minervan y su presidente, Adrián Antonio Perdoma Mata, por corrupción y contribución al la situación deteriorante en Venezuela.

Feb 25, 2019
El congresista Díaz-Balart emitió la siguiente declaración luego de que el vicepresidente Mike Pence se dirigiera al Grupo de Lima con respecto a la actual crisis democrática y humanitaria en Venezuela.
Feb 25, 2019
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Lima Group regarding the ongoing democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
Feb 18, 2019
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) asistió hoy al discurso del presidente Donald Trump sobre la crisis democrática y humanitaria en Florida International University.
Feb 18, 2019
Congressman Díaz-Balart, Senator Rubio, and United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States Trujillo this morning returned from a trip to the Venezuelan border near Cúcuta, Colombia.
Feb 18, 2019
El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25), el senador Marco Rubio (R-FL) y el embajador de Estados Unidos ante la Organización de Estados Americanos, Carlos Trujillo, regresaron esta mañana de un viaje a la frontera con Venezuela cerca de Cúcuta, Colombia.
Feb 18, 2019
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) today joined President Donald Trump at Florida International University as he addressed the democratic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.