The question of what it means to be American has been debated since the founding of our republic, and we are at another moment when the question has taken on a new urgency.
Last week, one of President Trump’s top economic advisers, Larry Kudlow, argued that the U.S. economy is “crushing it,” posting boom-like numbers in key areas, all thanks to the leadership of the president.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
Standing up for Unions
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.
It’s no secret that the federal government is way behind the private sector when it comes to modernization and technology. Because of these outdated systems, many federal agencies rank staggeringly behind the private sector when it comes to customer service.
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
In The News
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is proposing that President Trump and the two chambers of Congress each appoint mediators to collaborate to end the partial government shutdown.
Khanna told the news network Cheddar that he "floated" the idea of having Trump, the House and the Senate each hire two independent experts to negotiate proposals.
Congress is expected to make an unprecedented challenge to Donald Trump’s authority to take the US into a war in the coming weeks, with a bipartisan measure calling for the end of US military involvement in the Yemen conflict.
IN THE FIRST major strike since the U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow to public-sector unions last June, more than 30,000 Los Angeles public school teachers took to the rainy streets Monday to launch the LA teachers union’s first labor stoppage in 30 years.
Los Angeles public school teachers went on strike on Monday after 20 months of failed negotiations for higher pay, greater school funding and more support staff.
THE HOUSE OF Representatives plans to vote in January on a new War Powers Resolution introduced by California Rep. Ro Khanna that would effectively end U.S. military intervention on behalf of Saudi Arabia in the Yemeni civil war.
Progressives were on the march in 2018. They weren’t just resisting Trump; they were outlining the alternative to Trumpism.
n its first act next January, the new House is scheduled to take up the most important civil rights bill in half a century. The bill signals a profoundly comprehensive understanding of the flaws that have evolved within our democracy.
SEN. BERNIE SANDERS OF Vermont would seek to raise gobs of money early, with designs on amassing north of $275 million for a primary campaign.
For a significantly lesser known Midwest mayor, like 36-year-old Pete Buttigieg, a haul of just a few million dollars in a quarter would be notable.
An international conflict group reported this week that casualties from the war in Yemen has surpassed 60,000 since 2016, the Associated Press reports.
House Democrats have backed off a proposed rule that would have made it more difficult for them to raise taxes and pass their most ambitious goals, an early victory for the left-flank of the party that is about to take control of the House.