Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted 248-177, in favor of passing H.J. Res. 37, which invokes the War Powers Resolution of 1973 to end unconstitutional U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen. Rep. Khanna issued the below statement in response.
Legislation would Double Earned Income Tax Credit and Make Millions More Americans Eligible, Including Students and People Caring for Children and Aging Parents 50 Million Americans would Get $3,000 to $12,000
Washington, DC -- Following the first Foreign Affairs Committee hearing markup, Rep. Khanna issued the below statement on the markup of H.J.Res 37, his resolution dealing with war powers in Yemen.
Washington, DC -- Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Reps. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) renewed their efforts in the Senate and House Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution.
Poised for passage working with House leadership
Washington, DC – Today, following President Trump’s announcement of a short term funding solution for the government, Rep. Khanna, working in conjunction with House leadership, announced plans to re-introduce the Yemen war powers resolution on Thursday, January 31.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) announced his 116th committees: Oversight and Reform, Armed Services, and Budget. He joins the House Armed Services subcommittees on Intelligence and Emerging Threats, and Strategic Forces, as well as the Oversight subcommittees of Government Operations and Economic Policy.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna of the House Armed Services Committee and staunch voice for restraint in foreign policy, issued the below statement in response to President Trump’s recent anointing of Juan Guaido, leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, as the “interim president” of Venezuela.
Washington, DC – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) along with more than two dozen of their colleagues in the House and Senate introduced sweeping reforms Thursday that would dramatically reduce prescription drug prices in the United States.
The plan to reduce the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs includes three bills:
Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is on the Armed Services Committee and represents Silicon Valley.
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Second-term U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., who represents the Silicon Valley area of the West Coast state, Jan. 24 announced the committees and subcommittees he has been named to in the 116th Congress.
Khanna will serve on the Oversight and Reform, Armed Services, and Budget Committees.
House Democrats are renewing their push to cut off U.S. involvement in Yemen’s bloody civil war, teeing up a direct challenge to President Donald Trump’s foreign-policy agenda.
More information has come to light about the direct U.S. role in an attempted coup in Venezuela. The Wall Street Journal reports Vice President Mike Pence called opposition leader Juan Guaidó on the night before he declared himself to be president, pledging U.S. support for his actions. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has accused the United States of attempting to wage a coup.
The California Democrat has been named to several key congressional committees, including Armed Services and Budget.
The White House on Thursday said that the US is focussed on disconnecting the regime of hard-left President Nicolas Maduro from its revenue sources, a day after President Donald Trump recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president.
The U.S. House of Representatives now contains two democratic socialists – and both will now sit on the House Oversight Committee. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Representative Rashida Tlaib of Michigan will join the committee, alongside progressives Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Ro Khanna of California. All but Khanna are freshman Democrats.
Amazon has become a recurring symbol of economic inequality for newly emboldened progressive Democrats.
Why it matters: Despite its popularity with consumers, the company already shows up in fundraising appeals, legislative rollouts and Twitter threads — and looms over the 2020 campaign trail.
Driving the news:
Not too many years ago, hardly anybody in Washington wanted to regulate the Internet. Suddenly, almost everybody does — or claims to.
For decades, Internet companies were sheltered by a bipartisan consensus: Regulate with a light touch, and see what happens.
Progressive Congressman Ro Khanna, D-California, is proposing a solution to try to end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. He says the White House and congressional leaders could appoint outside negotiators to broker a budget agreement and end the gridlock.