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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading progressive voice in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Thursday for intensifying the probe into President Donald Trump's behavior in office with the goal of determining whether to impeach him by year's end.
For more than a decade, the giants of Silicon Valley have been pumping out products and services that millions of people and companies now use every day: social networks, search engines, two-day shipping on toilet paper.
Reasonable citizens and sensible politicians acknowledge unforeseen global crises, regional security incidents, and clandestine military operations are unavoidable realities for any modern president.
Time and again, Jerry Kromrey showed up at his congressman's town hall meetings in California, advocating for veterans like himself.
Kromrey, of Sunnyvale, Calif., wanted Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., to understand that some veterans faced significant barriers to benefits and they needed Congress' help.
Stephon Clark lived and died in Sacramento. When the 22-year-old father of two was shot and killed by local cops after a foot chase in the spring of 2018, it provoked the largest national uproar over a police killing of an unarmed black man since the groundswell of protests that began with the death of Michael Brown and the Ferguson uprising five years ago this week.
Since he was first elected in 2016, Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna has become one of the House's most recognizable progressive voices. Although the district he represents includes Silicon Valley, he's made a name for himself as an ardent critic of big tech companies, and is a co-chair of Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.
A migrant died earlier the same day Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Fremont) arrived at the El Paso Del Norte Processing Center, a migrant detention facility at the Southern border.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A bill introduced in Congress would expand health care options for Native American veterans.
New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall and California Rep. Ro Khanna announced the bill Friday. A bipartisan group of lawmakers has signed on as co-sponsors.
“Congress has spoken,” Congressman Ro Khanna announced last week. “Trump cannot declare war with any nation, especially Iran, without coming to us first.”