World January 11, 2017 | 4:04 pm

Espaillat tapped for US House Foreign Affairs Committee

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman AdrianoEspaillat (NY-13) released the following statement following his appointment toserve on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs:

“I am honored to have been appointed to serveon the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, which considers legislationimpacting our diplomatic community that includes the Department of State, theAgency for International Development (USAID), the Peace Corps, the United Nations,and the enforcement of the Arms Export Control Act.”

“During this difficult time of the threat ofwar around the world, reports of foreign agency involvement in our democraticprocesses, and the challenges faced throughout Latin America and the Caribbean,I look forward to working to create effective oversight and legislation thatwill enhance our nation’s security,” said Espaillat.