Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

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Nov 27, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order imposing sanctions “on individuals and entities involved in an array of malign and destabilizing activities in Nicaragua.”
Nov 5, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the President announced sanctions on the Iranian regime would be reimposed.
Nov 1, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart today welcomed National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton to Miami’s Freedom Tower, where Bolton delivered a speech on the administration’s work to advance freedom and democracy in the Western Hemisphere.
Oct 9, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced she would step down from her role at the end of the year.
Sep 25, 2018
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced sanctions targeted at members of Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro’s inner circle, including his wife Cilia Adela Flores, Delcy Rodriguez, and a network supporting Rafael Sarria, a front man for Diosdado Cabello.
Sep 12, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement regarding recent terror attacks against American interests in Iraq. Terror groups funded by the Iranian regime reportedly are responsible for these attacks.
Aug 6, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration restoring sanctions on Iran that were lifted by the previous administration in 2015.
Jul 29, 2018
El congresista Díaz-Balart se unió a los representantes Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, Wasserman Schultz, Curbelo, Torres, y Schiff para enviar una carta bipartidista al presidente Trump solicitando que la administración reconsidere su decisión de dar por terminado el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) para ciudadanos nicaragüenses que residen en los Estados Unidos
Jul 29, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart joined Representatives Ros-Lehtinen, Sires, Wasserman Schultz, Curbelo, Torres, and Schiff in a bipartisan letter to President Trump asking the administration to reconsider its decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguan nationals residing in the United States.
Jul 25, 2018
El congresista Mario Diaz-Balart hizo la siguiente declaración después de que la Cámara de Representantes aprobó la resolución H. Res. 981, que condena la violencia, la persecución, la intimidación y los asesinatos cometidos por el régimen de Nicaragua contra sus ciudadanos. Díaz-Balart se unió a diez colegas de ambos partidos para copatrocinar esta resolución.
Jul 25, 2018
Congressman Diaz-Balart issued the following statement after the House passed H. Res. 981, which condemns the violence, persecution, intimidation, and murders committed by the Government of Nicaragua against its citizens. Diaz-Balart joined 10 bipartisan colleagues in co-sponsoring this resolution.
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.