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May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna joined a bicameral group of lawmakers in introducing the Opioid Crisis Accountability and Results Act, as Vermont Attorney General T. J. Donovan announced a lawsuit today against former Purdue Pharma CEO Richard Sackler and seven family members who served on Purdue’s Board of Directors for deliberately misrepresenting the risks of the drug OxyContin.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Tomorrow, Rep. Ro Khanna will chair a hearing titled, “DOD Inspector General Report on Excess Profits by TransDigm Group, Inc.” at 10:00am in 2154 Rayburn HOB in the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

In response to today’s oped in the New York Times by Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, Rep. Khanna issued the below statement:

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Yesterday, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) along with Reps. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Dan Kildee (MI-5), introduced the PFAs Waste Incineration Ban Act of 2019.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna praised Senator Gillibrand’s plan to give every voter funding to donate to campaigns.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna issued the following statement after President Trump vetoed the Yemen War Powers Resolution passed by both the House and the Senate with bipartisan support.

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In The News

June 11, 2019 In The News

FORMER BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva should be released from prison and his conviction should be annulled, said Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, on Tuesday. Rep.

June 4, 2019 In The News

House Democrats are eyeing a move to censure President Trump as a possible alternative to impeaching a president they have accused of gross wrongdoing while in office.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Progressive lawmakers and activists are plotting their next move to hold President Donald Trump accountable over his relationship with Saudi Arabia, hoping to tie the president’s hands with the national defense funding bill.

May 30, 2019 In The News

The Congressional Management Foundation May 30 announced that U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., is a winner for the 2019 Democracy Awards.

May 29, 2019 In The News

Lawmakers who are furious about President Trump’s decision to circumvent Congress and sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies are now searching for a way to thwart the sale.

May 29, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), who represents Silicon Valley, is calling for Facebook to remove the doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi(D-Calif.) that has gone viral on social media.

Tweeting late Tuesday, Khanna said that even "fairly informed" voters are being duped by the video, which is slowed down to make Pelosi appear drunk and incoherent.

May 22, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) said in an interview that aired Wednesday on “Rising” that Trump administration sanctions on companies like the Chinese telecom giant Huawei are reasonable, citing national security purposes.

May 19, 2019 In The News

Silicon Valley Congressman Ro Khanna spoke at a forum in the South Bay this weekend to help unveil key actions that Bay Area cities can take to combat climate change, while touting the importance of the Green New Deal on the region’s economy.

May 17, 2019 In The News

House Democrats on Thursday forced Republicans to vote against their own drug pricing bills by packaging them with measures intended to shore up ObamaCare.

The House passed the package in a 234-183 vote, with Democrats drawing only five Republicans to vote with the majority.

May 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON ― Call it the gold-plated clutch disk.

The Pentagon paid contractor TransDigm $1,443 for a for a three-inch ring called a “non-vehicular clutch disk” which is used in the C-135 transport aircraft, though it cost the company just $32 to produce, giving it 4,436 percent in excess profit, according to a House Oversight and Government Reform memo released Wednesday.

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