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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Foreign Affairs

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October 7, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on Trump’s Abandonment of US-backed Kurds in Syria

September 9, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Calls for Expedited Entry & TPS for Bahamians

WASHINGTON – Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Co-chair of the Congressional Caribbean Caucus, issued a statement calling for an expedited entry process for Bahamians seeking to enter into the United States and the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation to Bahamians currently in the United States in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which has killed more than 40 Bahamians, left 70,000 others without homes, and destroyed the Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands:

September 4, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Maxine Waters Statement of Support for the Bahamas in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

May 13, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Leads Delegation to Haiti; Finds Both Inspiration and Evidence of Violence

April 21, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on the Sri Lanka Bombings

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement on the bombings at several sites in Sri Lanka, which killed more than 200 people and injured more than 400 others, some of whom were American citizens:

March 15, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Statement on the New Zealand Terror Attack

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to the terrorist attacks on Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand:

November 21, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on the Brutal Murder of Washington Post Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued a statement on Donald Trump’s response to the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a United States resident and a native of Saudi Arabia whose death was ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.):

June 15, 2018 Press Release

Waters & 100 Members of Congress Urge United Nations to Fulfill its Obligation to Support Victims of the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

June 13, 2018 Press Release

Waters Statement on Donald Trump's Embrace of our Enemies & Hostility Toward our Allies

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement at the conclusion of Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, his visit to the Group of Seven Summit in Canada, and his administration’s announcement of steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada, and Mexico:

April 9, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on Chemical Weapons Attack in Douma, Syria