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Congressman Ro Khanna

Representing the 17th District of California

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October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement on passage of the GOP’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution, which allows Republicans to fast-track tax cuts to millionaires and large corporations:

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October 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives to provide military veterans greater access to apprenticeship training programs following their service. The Veteran Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act, led by Reps.

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October 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) sent a letter requesting the House Judiciary Committee to convene a hearing addressing nonconsensual condom removal, commonly known as “stealthing.”

October 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Khanna issued the following statement in celebration of Filipino American History Month:

October 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Thomas Massie (R-KY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Walter Jones (R-NC) have introduced a bipartisan resolution that seeks to stop U.S. military participation in Saudi Arabia's war against the Houthis in Yemen.

September 27, 2017 Press Release

September 28, 2017 – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) honored a World War II ally of the United States, Chinese General Sun Li-jen. General Sun died at the age of 91 in 1990, but his legacy lives on among the Chinese American community.

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September 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Republican tax framework released today:

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September 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the announcement by the U.S. Senate to not move ahead with a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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In The News

November 13, 2017 In The News

The House adopted a measure on Monday to call for a political solution to the conflict in Yemen as a compromise to a bipartisan group of lawmakers who had sought a vote on a measure to stop the U.S. military’s participation.

November 13, 2017 In The News

US politicians are set to debate a resolution that would limit "unauthorised" American involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, but the bill is unlikely to move past the House of Representatives, analysts say. 

H.CON.RES.81 is expected to be debated on the House floor on Monday. It calls for the invocation of the War Powers Act to end US participation in the war in Yemen. 

November 12, 2017 In The News

Skooter McCoy was 20 years old when his wife, Michelle, gave birth to their first child, a son named Spencer. It was 1996, and McCoy was living in the tiny town of Cherokee, North Carolina, attending Western Carolina University on a football scholarship. He was the first member of his family to go to college.

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November 9, 2017 In The News

For more than two years, Congress has remained quiet as the United States backed a brutal war in Yemen, supporting a coalition that has killed thousands and starved the country into one of the worst humanitarian crises of the 21st century.

November 9, 2017 In The News

Lawmakers put the finishing touches this week on military funding legislation that contains a provision that stands to significantly benefit Amazon.

The amendment, Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), would help Amazon establish a tight grip on the lucrative, $53 billion government acquisitions market, experts say.  

November 7, 2017 In The News

“We saw people shredded to pieces, some with no head, no hands,” a man told a Human Rights Watch researcher two weeks after a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a crowded marketplace in Mastaba, Yemen, in March 2016. The strike, allegedly carried out in part with American-made and -supplied bombs, killed nearly 100 civilians, 25 of them children.

November 6, 2017 In The News

All of the sudden our tech giants find themselves in a PR pickle: They are posting record earnings and seem unstoppable in business, but they desperately need to convince the public they’re not scarier than a pack of velociraptors on meth.

November 3, 2017 In The News

In the past year, as Silicon Valley has become a lightning rod for public anger over increasing inequality of wealth and power, tech giants have been discreetly supporting a slew of lobbyists to push corporate tax cuts, which may just inflame the very inequality that could turn public opinion against the industry.

November 3, 2017 In The News

Although he ran a campaign that emphasized local issues, U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna says there’s a reason he has spent much of his first 10 months in office appearing on national television news discussing American conflicts overseas or Republican budget proposals.

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