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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A heavyweight right-wing financier has thrown in with a left-right coalition to end the U.S. military’s involvement in the Saudi-led war on Yemen, one of the world’s most devastating humanitarian catastrophes, The Daily Beast has learned.
WASHINGTON — When California Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna and other freshman lawmakers visited with President Donald Trump at the Oval Office in April, Khanna did something some might consider surprising, especially for a progressive Democrat: He encouraged Trump.
A group of House Democrats penned a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday asking him to condemn far-right Brazilian presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro.
The lawmakers, led by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), cited concerns for "rising threats to democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Brazil" in making their request.
More than a dozen House Democrats are urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to condemn Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate for encouraging political violence, showing a lack of commitment to democracy and attacking minority communities.
The Federal Reserve has two jobs. Unfortunately, over the past few decades, it's been doing one of them quite poorly: Ensuring unemployment remains low and wage growth high.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) thinks this is an issue Democrats should take on. And this afternoon he's releasing a bill to get the ball rolling.
Members of Congress are raising the alarm about the potential for a violent crackdown in Brazil, as the country hurtles toward the second round presidential vote on October 28.
Often the most critical parts of major legislation are the most boring. For those of us working to bring government into the digital age, the bipartisan 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act, known as the 21st Century IDEA Act, is an incredibly important piece of legislation which gets the big things right. Its downside is that it’s not boring enough.
It’s no secret that the situation in Yemen is grim. The numbers are repeated in press reports and diplomatic statements ad nauseam: likely tens of thousands of civilian casualties; more than a million cases of cholera over the past year; 8 million people in danger of facing starvation, 5 million of them children; 22 million in desperate need of humanitarian assistance.
Google, Facebook Inc. and other online companies can expect greater scrutiny and possibly legislation from a Democratic-led Congress, a Silicon Valley lawmaker close to the party leadership said.