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Chinese war hero and US ally Sun Li-jen, known as "the ever-victorious general" for his feats fighting the Japanese in Burma in World War II, has been recognized for the first time on the floor of the US Congress.
Four lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill that would halt U.S. military assistance to the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen on grounds that Congress has never approved the American role in the war.
Last month’s torch-lit white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, a response to the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from a public park, kickstarted a national dialogue about how communities should address this nation’s centuries-long history of violence and discrimination against African Americans.
About 150 people turned out Wednesday evening at a town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna at Ohlone College’s Jackson Theatre in Fremont. Audience members lobbed questions at the District 17 congressman about local and international issues alike.
Silicon Valley Congressman, Rep. Ro Khanna, said he's glad Facebook is turning over some 3,000 ads-linked to the Russian government-- to congressional investigators because it shows transparency. He says the country needs more cooperation between intelligence agencies and tech leaders. He calls the situation, "A new problem for our democracy."
An Indian American congressman has said that American lawmakers should make sure that the H-1B visa program, popular among Indian techies, is not abused to undercut the U.S. job market and attract the best and the brightest into the country.
South Bay Congressman Ro Khanna from California’s 17th district talked exclusively to KRON4’s James Fletcher on Wednesday.
They discussed a number of topics on the political front ranging from the affordable care act and tax reform to Congress working to resolve the DACAS issue.
Congressman Ro Khanna wants to give a tax credit to the low income. He's holding a town hall meeting at Ohlone College in Fremont on Wednesday evening.
Census data released last week revealed that 2016 was a second straight strong year for median household income growth. Consequently, inflation-adjusted median household income is now at an all-time high, finally surpassing the previous record set in 1999.
Silicon Valley has been able to escape the heavy wave of federal regulations that other industries have faced, but that now could change as lawmakers question tech companies' practices in the 2016 election and their recent efforts to silence certain groups.