Washington, DC – Rep. Khanna, House sponsor (HR 2814) of the Stop BEZOS Act, a bill that would make large corporations, not the taxpayer, pay for the costs of federal programs that low-wage employees turn to in order to make ends meet, such as nutrition or housing assistance, issued the below statement following the news that Amazon will raise its minimum U.S.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna, joined by nearly two dozen of his colleagues in the House of Representatives, introduced a bipartisan privileged resolution that once again seeks to stop U.S. military participation in Saudi Arabia's war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. This is an entirely separate war from the fight against Al Qaeda, yet Congress has never authorized it.
Santa Clara, CA. – In light of new CNN exclusive reporting that found the U.S. has made weapons linked to Yemen deaths since at least 2015, Rep. Khanna issued the below statement:
Washington, DC – In response to today’s ThinkProgress report, Rep. Khanna, representative for Silicon Valley, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – In light of the bombing of a school bus full of innocent Yemeni children by Saudi Arabian forces and the Saudi-led coalition’s escalating airstrikes, Rep.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna lead a letter, signed by more than thirty Members of Congress, to Secretary of State Pompeo to urge an unequivocal condemnation of the crackdown on women’s rights advocates in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and publicly call for their immediate and unconditional release.
SACRAMENTO – Rep. Ro Khanna, along with Rep. Barbara Lee, sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, calling for his administration to announce an end to new fossil fuel projects, a health and safety buffer for projects in residential areas, and a transition plan to end California’s existing oil and gas production.
Washington, DC – In light of recent news that a Saudi-led coalition has launched air raids on Yemen’s port in Hodeidah, Rep. Ro Khanna issued the following statement:
“I will be monitoring the situation and act accordingly. An escalation of military hostilities in Hodeida is unacceptable and puts 250,000 lives at risk.”
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) each introduced legislation to ensure that every jobless worker in the country is given the opportunity to earn a living.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna clarified his vote on H.R. 6157, the fiscal year 2019 (FY19) Department of Defense Appropriations Act, in the Congressional Record. His statement follows below:
Personal Explanation by
The Honorable Ro Khanna
June 28, 2018