Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Jun 22, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­––Los representantes Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25), María Elvira Salazar (FL-27), Carlos A.
May 6, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Los representantes Mario Díaz-Balart y Debbie Wasserman Schultz, copresidentes del Caucus de Democracia en Venezuela del Congreso estadunidense, emitieron la siguiente declaración sobre la arbitraria e ilegítima designación de un falso Consejo Nacional Electoral (CNE) en Venezuela.
 
May 6, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, co-chairs of the Congressional Venezuela Democracy Caucus, released the following statement regarding the arbitrary and illegitimate designation of a sham National Electoral Council (CNE) in Venezuela. 
 
May 6, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C.– El congresista Mario Díaz-Balart emitió el siguiente comunicado sobre la situación actual en Colombia.
 
May 6, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding the ongoing situation in Colombia.
 
Feb 26, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Today, Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Carlos Gimenez (FL-26), Maria Elvira Salazar (FL-27), Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (PR -At Large), and Michael Waltz (FL-6) sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro N.
Jan 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.–– Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was appointed to serve on the Defense, and State and Foreign Operations Subcommittees on Appropriations, in addition to serving as Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Subcommittee.

“I am beyond grateful to my colleagues for selecting me to serve on three Subcommittees on Appropriations. I am especially thankful to Ranking Member Kay Granger for her invaluable leadership and support.

Jan 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement in response to President Trump's decision to provide Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) to Venezuelan nationals in the United States.

Jan 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– El Congresista Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la decisión del presidente Trump de proporcionar Salida Obligatoria Diferida (DED, por sus siglas en inglés) a los ciudadanos venezolanos que están en Estados Unidos.

Jan 5, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Darren Soto (FL-09), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) introduced the bipartisan Venezuela TPS Act of 2021. The legislation designates Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), protecting approximately 200,000 Venezuelan nationals in the United States from deportation.

Jan 5, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Los representantes Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-25), Darren Soto (FL-09) y Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) presentaron la ley bipartidista de TPS para Venezuela de 2021 en la nueva sesión del Congreso. La legislación designa a Venezuela para Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS), que protege de la deportación a aproximadamente 200,000 ciudadanos venezolanos en los Estados Unidos.

Dec 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressmen Mario Diaz-Balart, Steve Chabot (OH-1), and Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced H. Res. 1268, which expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should initiate negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement with Taiwan.

Oct 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­––El congresista Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) emitió la siguiente declaración sobre el reporte de la Misión Internacional Independiente de determinación de los hechos sobre la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, cuyo mandato se prorrogó por dos años más.

Oct 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) released the following statement on the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) on Venezuela, whose mandate was extended for two more years.  

Oct 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Hoy, el congresista Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), el Congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), el Congresista Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) y la Congresista Karen Bass (D-CA) presentaron a H.Res. 1178, una resolución que se opone a cualquier inclusión de prendas de vestir, textiles y calzado en el Sistema de Preferencias Generalizadas (SPG):

Oct 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY,) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), introduced H.Res. 1178, a resolution opposing any inclusion of apparel, textile, and footwear products in the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP):

Aug 28, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Today, Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Steve Chabot (R-OH), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement after President Tsai’s announcement regarding the proposal to lift Taiwan’s current restrictions on U.S. pork and beef imports.

Aug 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­­–– Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) sent a letter to President Trump commending his consistent policy toward all dictatorships in our hemisphere.

The full letter can be read here.