Washington, DC – Today, amid growing concerns and escalating tensions with Pyongyang, Rep. Ro Khanna, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, led more than 30 bipartisan members in sending an urgent letter to the Trump Administration, calling for re-establishment of military-to-military communication.
The false missile alert in Hawaii on Saturday reminds us that miscalculation and human error are major risks that can escalate to war. Fortunately, recent events offer hope for diplomacy in the Korean Peninsula.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement in response to the tax bill passing the House by a vote of 227-203:
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Armed Services Committee, strongly disagreed with President Trump’s announcement that he will break with longstanding U.S. presidential policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy:
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representatives Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s call for Saudi Arabia to lift a crippling blockade on Yemen that has prevented food, fuel, and medicine from reaching Yemenis facing a famine.
I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. As the holiday season begins, I want to provide a few updates about recent developments over the past month in Congress and share some important information from my office.
With federal tax reform efforts in full swing, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to lift low-wage childless workers out of poverty by expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to 7.5 million young adults across the U.S.
November 28, 2017 – Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Armed Services committee, issued the following statement in reaction to North Korea firing another ballistic missile.
Washington, DC – Before the Thanksgiving holiday, HR 3929, the Veteran Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform (VALOR) Act, was signed into law by the President of the United States. Currently, Rep. Ro Khanna is the only freshman Democrat, in either the House or the Senate, to have a bill signed into law.
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The decision to halt refueling warplanes from Saudi Arabia and its allies bombing rebels in Yemen was hailed Friday by Democrats and other longtime supporters of curtailing the Pentagon's support for what they consider an unlawful use of American forces that has contributed to a humanitarian disaster.
The US will no longer refuel Saudi aircraft conducting strike missions over Yemen, US and Saudi officials said Friday.
The United States’ “war on terror” in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq has directly killed at least 480,000 people since 2001, according to a new report by the Costs of War Project at Brown University. This is an increase of 113,000 over the last count, issued just two years ago.
Last night, Democrats claimed the majority in the House of Representatives, and Republicans were able to keep a stronghold over the Senate, making some minor gains. The new Congress is still taking shape, with leadership elections to be held next week and a few more months before the next congressional term truly begins.
Now that Democrats control the House of Representatives after the 2018 midterm elections, one of their biggest priorities will be majorly challenging the Trump administration’s national security and foreign policy. That will put significant pressure on President Donald Trump to change his personal conduct, his stated worldview — and even his foreign business ties.
Tuesday night, Democrats won control of the House of Representatives.
Already they’ve promised a raft of ambitious domestic shifts. Those will be hard enough without control of the Senate or the presidency. But look beyond the country’s borders, and things get tougher.
Silicon Valley startups are continuing to negotiate deals with Saudi Arabia and take its capital through its partner SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 0.08% , amid the controversy over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi that has clouded the kingdom’s role as a global technology investor.
WASHINGTON ― As Democrats plan for a potential future in which they have control of the U.S. House, lawmakers, candidates and outside groups close to the party are quietly preparing a new push against the overlooked war in Afghanistan.
Last week’s call by the Trump administration for a cease-fire in the war in Yemen “in the next 30 days” is welcome but long overdue.
The outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections could have big implications for the tech industry. Silicon Valley in recent years has found itself increasingly under fire from both parties. President Trump and Republicans have pressed companies over allegations of anti-conservative bias and raised antitrust concerns for tech's biggest companies.