STATEMENT: Rep. Ro Khanna on Trump’s Repackaged Muslim & Refugee Ban
Monday, March 6, 2017 – SILICON VALLEY, CA– Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement after President Trump’s executive order seeking to reinstate his Muslim and Refugee ban:
Washington, DC - Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement:
“Jeff Sessions should resign. We are a nation that respects the rule of law, and he lied under oath to Congress. There must be an independent, bipartisan investigation into Russia’s interference in our democratic process.”
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Washington, DC - Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on President Trump's address to Congress this evening:
SAN JOSE, CA – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement:
“My condolences go out to the families of the men involved in this senseless incident of violence in Kansas City. Any act of violence fueled by hatred and xenophobia and prejudice cannot be tolerated. I have faith in local and federal law enforcement to justly investigate this shooting as a hate crime.”
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement on the Trump Administration rescinding guidance on how Title IX protects transgender students from discrimination.
SAN JOSE, CA – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement on Uber’s recent sexism allegations.
SAN JOSE – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) released the following statement in response to the flooding in San Jose and mandatory evacuation orders.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today asking the agency to expand subsidized broadband Internet access through the Lifeline program. The letter was in response to the FCC revoking Lifeline Broadband Provider status to nine companies that provide broadband access to low-income households.
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Improving user experience on Federal websites so that they rival leading private sector sites requires a better allocation of government resources rather than significant new cash outlays, said Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., during a press gathering at Adobe’s Digital Government Symposium in Washington on Tuesday.
Lawmakers want federal websites to serve citizens better and have introduced new legislation that would set minimum standards and look to lower costs through digitization.
Jawan Thompson still sounds incredulous at his luck: He has a job, and a good job.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers, all from the freshman class, have released a plan to impose term limits on members of Congress.
The proposal would limit senators to serving two terms and representatives to serving six terms, for a total of 12 years each. The new system, however, would be grandfathered in so that it only applies to the 115th Congress and beyond.
Dozens of Silicon Valley executives are scheduled to descend on the White House for a summit meeting Thursday to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to strengthen the economy.
“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.
What countries in Eastern Europe might have once assumed were domestic debates over World War II history are spilling over into major international disputes and causing problems for their relations with the United States.
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.