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January 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Silicon Valley), three-term member of the House Armed Services Committee and Congressional Progressive Caucus Deputy Whip, delivered a floor speech ahead of the House vote to confirm retired Army General Lloyd Austin as the next Secretary of Defense.

January 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Deputy Whip Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) joined Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair Emeritus Mark Pocan, (WI-02) Peace & Security Task Force Chair Barbara Lee (CA-13) in releasing the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to designate the Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organization:

December 23, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Happy holidays!

As 2020 comes to a close, I would like to highlight some of the work I have done in Washington, D.C. and the Bay Area over the past year to improve the lives of people in our district and across the country.

December 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), led by incoming Deputy Whip Ro Khanna (CA-17), CPC Chairwoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and incoming Deputy Chair Katie Porter (CA-45), sent a letter to House and Senate leadership on Dec. 12th, calling for the inclusion of expanded Unemployment Insurance and other direct cash payments in any COVID stimulus deal.

November 30, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

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October 30, 2020 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

Status of COVID Relief

On October 1st, the House passed an updated version of the Heroes Act, a $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief package. The package includes:

October 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced a landmark jobs package to ensure the future of work is accessible to every American and that the U.S. leads the digital age. Khanna’s plan will create a Federal Institute of Technology (FIT), with approx.

October 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-2), Chairman of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, and Sen.

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In The News

February 4, 2021 In The News

In his first major foreign policy address, President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he would end American support for Saudi and United Arab Emirates-led “offensive operations” in Yemen, echoing a promise he made on the campaign trail in 2019.

February 4, 2021 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., entered the debate over giving the COVID-19 vaccines as a single dose and delaying a second dose, urging President Joe Biden's administration to consider a new vaccine strategy to get more doses out to Americans. 

January 28, 2021 In The News

A prominent House Democrat slammed Robinhood's move to restrict trading on some stocks like Gamestop and endorsed the idea of holding a congressional hearing on the popular trading app's decision.

Issues:
January 27, 2021 In The News

Progressive Congressman Ro Khanna on Wednesday cautioned President Joe Biden and the Democratic leadership against further restricting eligibility for any future round of direct coronavirus relief payments, warning that excluding many struggling middle-class Americans from checks would be misguided and politically disastrous.

January 14, 2021 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) laid out a few specific policies he and some of Congress' other leading progressives are likely to demand when the next U.S. Congress begins its term.

January 13, 2021 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) said during an Axios virtual event that the Federal Reserve Board needs to be able to give loans in rural and minority communities, which have been some of the most affected during the coronavirus pandemic.

Why it matters: People in rural and minority communities have been disproportionally impacted by the coronavirus.

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January 13, 2021 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat representing California’s Silicon Valley in the U.S. House of Representatives, said he doesn’t think impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump will interfere with Democrats’ economic agenda once President-elect Biden takes office.

January 11, 2021 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna of California is a third-term progressive Democrat in the House who has made a name for himself as a strident opponent of the US government's interminable support for the "forever wars" — the numerous military actions that have gone on for years without congressional approval. 

December 29, 2020 In The News

Just 20 House Democrats opted to break with their party and their Republican counterparts late Monday to vote against overriding President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act, a sprawling bill that greenlights over $740 billion in military spending for fiscal year 2021.

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