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April 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Andy Kim (NJ-3) sent a letter to President Trump ahead of his meeting with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in. In the letter, the Members of Congress urge the Trump Administration not to block South Korea’s efforts to engage in cross-border business ventures that can build trust and facilitate progress towards denuclearization.

April 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) sent a  bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Donald Trump urging him to sign into law Senate Joint Resolution 7, which invokes the War Powers Act of 1973 to end unauthorized U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition’s armed conflict against Yemen’s Houthi forces.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna and Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following joint statement Thursday after the House passed the Yemen War Powers Resolution. The resolution will now be sent to President Trump's desk.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) announced they are sending a bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Donald Trump in support of his decision to bring U.S.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna issued the below statement in response to Al Jazeera’s reporting.

March 7, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Khanna with fifteen progressive colleagues, sent a letter to Secretary of State Pompeo rejecting threats of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela, supporting diplomatic dialogue to resolve the political crisis there and opposing broad economic sanctions that hurt ordinary Venezuelans.

February 28, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence and Congressman Ro Khanna today introduced a resolution supporting the development of guidelines for the ethical development of artificial intelligence (AI).

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May 13, 2019 In The News

If Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump can’t strike an infrastructure deal, key Democrats say they should push their own partisan bill through the House ahead of the 2020 elections.

May 8, 2019 In The News

After the White House announced it's deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the Middle East to counter threats from Iran, Democratic lawmakers warned that President Donald Trump is "inching" toward war.

Some experts say these fears are overblown, but others are concerned that Trump doesn't understand the risks of a military confrontation with Iran.

May 5, 2019 In The News

Attorney General William Barr made “a huge strategic mistake” summarizing the Mueller report, House Oversight Committee member Ro Khanna, D-Calif., said Thursday, adding, “the country wants to hear from Bob Mueller.”

He urged the special counsel to testify.

May 1, 2019 In The News

Attorney General William Barr is facing calls to resign from Democratic lawmakers who take issue with the way he publicly presented the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election.

May 1, 2019 In The News

Since the dawn of the Drug War, federal legislators have stood by, or even applauded, as millions of Americans have racked up convictions for marijuana offenses — with arrests increasing in the latest FBI crime statistics, despite nearly a dozen states having already legalized cannabis.

April 18, 2019 In The News

America’s military budget is set to grow for a fifth consecutive year to near-historic highs in 2020, as lawmakers push increases in defense spending for next year despite opposition from some liberals in Congress and deficit hawks.

April 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Even before President Donald Trump vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have forced him to end the U.S. military’s role in Yemen’s horrific war, lawmakers were already looking for other ways to confront the administration over this controversial policy.

April 17, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued the second veto of his presidency after Congress in April passed a resolution defying his stance on US support for the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemen conflict.

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who led the charge on this resolution, slammed Trump for his decision.

April 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised to veto a resolution ending U.S. involvement in the brutal Yemen civil war even before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent it to his desk. But a diverse group of lawmakers — including some of the president's strongest allies — think they can convince him to put down the veto pen and sign it into law.

April 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congressional offices for the first time have money set aside to pay interns. Bay Area lawmakers are beginning to use it.

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