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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response to the tax bill passing the House by a vote of 227-203:

December 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Armed Services Committee, strongly disagreed with President Trump’s announcement that he will break with longstanding U.S. presidential policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy:

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- U.S. Representatives Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s call for Saudi Arabia to lift a crippling blockade on Yemen that has prevented food, fuel, and medicine from reaching Yemenis facing a famine.

November 29, 2017 Editorials

The Mercury News

With federal tax reform efforts in full swing, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to lift low-wage childless workers out of poverty by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to 7.5 million young adults across the U.S.

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November 28, 2017 Press Release

November 28, 2017 – Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Armed Services committee, issued the following statement in reaction to North Korea firing another ballistic missile.

November 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Before the Thanksgiving holiday, HR 3929, the Veteran Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act, was signed into law by the President of the United States. Currently, Rep. Ro Khanna is the only freshman Democrat, in either the House or the Senate, to have a bill signed into law.

November 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, HR 3949, the Veteran Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act, passed unanimously by a voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill now heads to the Senate.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response to the new GOP tax plan.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In early October, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Walter Jones (R-NC), introduced a bipartisan resolution, H.CON.RES.81, to stop U.S. military participation in Saudi Arabia's war against the Houthis in Yemen.

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In The News

December 6, 2017 In The News

Republicans on Capitol Hill are pushing legislation this week that would allow people permitted to carry concealed guns in one state to bring their weapons with them when they travel, even if their destination state has more stringent requirements to qualify for concealed carry.

December 4, 2017 In The News

At the start of November, more than 20 humanitarian groups issued a warning that Yemen had just six weeks of food aid remaining for the 7 million people in that country facing famine. The desperate alarm was caused by a blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, preventing medical supplies and food from entering the country.

December 4, 2017 In The News

“We have a data problem,” Keith Ellison says. He’s talking about mergers, like yesterday’s proposed purchase of Aetna by CVS, or this summer’s between Amazon and Whole Foods.

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November 30, 2017 In The News

I remember all too well hearing the term “net neutrality” for the first time. My mind always records for posterity the times when I make a fool of myself.

November 28, 2017 In The News

When Heather Purcell urged her boss, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Fremont), to address an insidious form of sexual assault called stealthing, the term for non-consensual condom removal had yet to become part of the popular lexicon. Though the congressional aide only learned the word from research published in April by Yale Law grad Alexandra Brodsky, she was already painfully aware of what it meant.

November 27, 2017 In The News

The 2016 election will be remembered largely as a crisis at the intersection of social media, private political financing, freedoms of expression, and geopolitics.

November 25, 2017 In The News

Republicans and major technology firms who support a tax overhaul have touted reforms that they say will bring offshore profits back into the country, boosting U.S. tax revenue and benefiting the economy.

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November 23, 2017 In The News

For weeks, Facebook has been under intense scrutiny in Washington after revelations about Russian attempts to use the platform to influence the 2016 elections. Now, some lawmakers are talking about turning that scrutiny into action.

November 18, 2017 In The News

With the pace of mergers and acquisitions in the American economy quickening, a new era of trust-busting may be coming.

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November 17, 2017 In The News

The United States is helping Saudi Arabia commit "war crimes" in Yemen, according to US Congressman Ro Khanna.

In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera's UpFront aired on Friday, Khanna, a Democratic congressman from California, said the US made a mistake in supporting the Saudi-led coalition's bombing campaign of Yemen.

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