Who is Robert Melendez?

Who is Robert Melendez?

Robert Menendez (/mɛˈnɛndɛz/; born January 1, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from New Jersey, a seat he has held since 2006.

What does Senate Foreign Relations Committee do?

The committee oversees executive agreements with foreign powers and provides advice and consent on diplomatic nominations and treaties. Chairmen of the committee consult with foreign dignitaries and counsel presidents, often playing a significant role in the conduct of U.S. diplomacy.

Who is head of Senate Foreign Relations Committee?

United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Standing committee
Formed 1816
Chair Bob Menendez (D) Since February 3, 2021
Ranking member Jim Risch (R) Since February 3, 2021

Is Senator Menendez married?

Nadine Arslanianm. 2020
Jane Menendezm. 1976–2005
Bob Menendez/Spouse

When was Bob Menendez born?

January 1, 1954 (age 68 years)Bob Menendez / Date of birth

What nationality is Alicia Menendez?

AmericanAlicia Menendez / Nationality
Alicia Jacobsen Menendez (/əˈliːsiə/ ə-LEE-see-ə; born July 2, 1983) is an American television commentator, host, and writer.

Why is the Senate more involved in foreign policy?

By granting the Senate the sole power to offer advice and consent on nominations and treaties, the Constitution gives senators a major role in American foreign policy. Presidents nominate diplomats and negotiate treaties, but the Senate determines whether those nominees will serve or if those treaties will be ratified.

Why is the Senate Foreign Relations Committee so powerful?

It also holds jurisdiction over all diplomatic nominations. Through these powers, the committee has helped shape foreign policy of broad significance, in matters of war and peace and international relations.

What district does Bob Menendez represent?

Senator (D-NJ) since 2006Bob Menendez / Office

Who are the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee?


  • Senator Ben Cardin Democrat – Maryland Official Website »
  • Senator Jeanne Shaheen Democrat – New Hampshire Official Website »
  • Senator Christopher Coons Democrat – Delaware Official Website »
  • Senator Chris Murphy Democrat – Connecticut Official Website »
  • Senator Tim Kaine Democrat – Virginia Official Website »

Who is Senator Menendez’s wife?

Bob Menendez/Wife

Who is Alicia Menendez husband?

Carlos Prío OdioAlicia Menendez / Husband (m. 2015)

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