Tonight the Congress voted on a “continuing resolution” to re-open the federal government by funding it on a short-term basis. This development only bought two more weeks for the President and Congress to negotiate but does not commit to a vote renewing DACA for more than 800,000 DREAMers affected by the President’s decision to cancel the program four months ago.
I want to assure you that my offices will be open and our work for you and the people in Silicon Valley will continue.
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.
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WASHINGTON ― Republican leadership in the House of Representatives moved Tuesday evening to quash a bill that would end U.S. support for the brutal Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.
Democrats’ House takeover and shifts in the Senate landscape are bound to shift Congress’s tech and cyber policies. Here’s a rundown.
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A Democratic congressman from California is looking to the past to bring more tech jobs to middle-Americans in the future.
A Silicon Valley lawmaker has a plan to bring big tech jobs to middle America – an idea he traces to Abraham Lincoln and believes may help his party defeat Donald Trump in 2020.
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.
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.
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.