Washington, D.C. — Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following remarks in advance of giving his inaugural floor speech as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. At approximately 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT, he will address the need for reform in Congress, including a commitment to refuse political donations from PACs and lobbyists and instituting term limits for elected officials.
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) entered the following statement into the Congressional Record on H.Res. 11 – Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace:
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Ro Khanna will take the oath of office as the elected representative for the 17th District of California when the 115th session of Congress convenes this afternoon. As a representative of Silicon Valley, Rep.
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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers, all from the freshman class, have released a plan to impose term limits on members of Congress.
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“I think the big question is ‘what are the new jobs going to look like?’” said Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat from California’s tech-heavy 17th district.
Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents Silicon Valley, wants AT&T’s CEO, Randall Stephenson, to appear before Congress and explain why his company retained the services of Essential Consultants–the law firm of Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen–in early 2017 as Trump was preparing to take office.
Freshman lawmakers have revived the push for congressional term limits, hoping to spark action on a long-stalled idea on Capitol Hill.
A bipartisan group of young members, led by rising GOP star and freshman Rep. Mike Gallagher (Wis.), took the cause directly to the president during a White House meeting last week, where they received President Trump’s full-throated endorsement.
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BILL OF RIGHTS UPDATE — A draft of Rep. Ro Khanna’s internet bill of rights — a set of consumer data privacy regulations — has been circulated among senior Silicon Valley executives and Washington advocacy groups.
US Representative Ro Khanna (D-California) represents much of Silicon Valley, but he’s not just a cheerleader for the hometown industry. He supports tougher antitrust review of tech mergers, for one thing. Khanna is also trying to draft an “Internet Bill of Rights,” principles that he hopes can later form the basis of legislation.
Congressman Ro Khanna is set to attend the Cupertino Town Hall, 10185 N. Stelling Road, on May 2 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
The Town Hall meeting is an opportunity for the public to ask questions and discuss recent developments and legislative actions involving the community.
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