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December 22, 2019 Newsletter Archive

Happy holidays, Silicon Valley!

December 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), introduced the SAFE SEX Workers Study Act, a bill to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct the first federal study on the health and safety of sex workers.

December 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the publication of the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2020 Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) issued the following statement:

November 26, 2019 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

 

Allowing California to Take the Lead on Universal Health Care

 

November 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced the State-Based Universal Health Care Act, a landmark step toward empowering states to expand health coverage to every resident. Recognizing the unique position of American states to lead the push for universal health care, Rep.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

Lisbon, Portugal – This week, Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Oversight Committee and Congressional Representative for Silicon Valley, participated in the 2019 Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna, member of the House Oversight Committee, issued the following statement immediately after the House vote to formalize the procedures for the impeachment inquiry.

October 30, 2019 Newsletter Archive

Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.

 

PG&E Blackouts Continue

 

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October 29, 2019 In The News

California Rep. Ro Khanna told CNBC on Tuesday the government should take control of PG&E as the nation’s largest utility puts millions of state residents in the dark in hopes of preventing more wildfires.

October 21, 2019 In The News

Silicon Valley’s lawmaker wants to make sure every federal employee knows how to securely interact with technology, including the internet-connected devices that are proliferating throughout the government.

October 21, 2019 In The News

Representative Ro Khanna has been one of the most outspoken critics of endless wars, military interventionism, and ill-conceived military alliances in the current Congress. He has long advocated for the withdrawal of US troops from Syria. Yet he has been sharply critical of President Trump’s decision to order troops out of northern Syria, and of the Turkish invasion of the region.

October 15, 2019 In The News

A collection of former high-ranking Obama administration national security officials who pushed a policy that led the United States to support Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen are now pleading with leaders in Congress to defund that effort.

October 15, 2019 In The News

Navy SEAL Matthew Axelson was a 29-year-old petty officer 2nd class, when he deployed to Afghanistan in 2005.

In June of that year, his team -- SEAL Team 10 -- was assigned to capture or kill a high-ranking Taliban leader in the Hindu Kush mountains, a mission known as "Operation Red Wings" and later memorialized in the book and film, "Lone Survivor." 

Issues:
October 2, 2019 In The News

California Rep. Ro Khanna said Wednesday he would be surprised if the impeachment inquiry didn't end with a vote on articles, opening the door for a formal vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

September 24, 2019 In The News

Ro Khanna, a rising star among progressive Democrats, wants to make a point about how to be progressive and pro-Israel, so he quotes Alan Dershowitz.

Yes, that Alan Dershowitz, the Fox News habitue who has accused the Democratic Party of “tolerating anti-Semitism.”

September 3, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna’s first foray into national politics dates back to his days as a Barack Obama appointee to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Now, the Democratic Silicon Valley congressman is leading the charge to end US involvement in a conflict that began under Obama’s presidency and intensified under Donald Trump’s: the Saudi-backed war in Yemen.

August 29, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading progressive voice in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Thursday for intensifying the probe into President Donald Trump's behavior in office with the goal of determining whether to impeach him by year's end.

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