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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 30, 2019 Newsletter Archive

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

 

President Trump Vetoes Historic Yemen War Powers Resolution

 

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In The News

June 20, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON ― House Democrats passed a nearly $1 trillion appropriations bill on Wednesday, complete with funding for the military, health programs and the Energy Department. But 11 lines in the 667-page bill could literally be the difference between war and peace, life and death: a repeal of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.

June 18, 2019 In The News

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), the first vice chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, announced an unlikely partnership on Tuesday.

June 12, 2019 In The News

Just like banks work together to share data about common types of fraud, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) says it’s time for Silicon Valley to have an equivalent alliance to share disinformation threats, as well as about hate speech and inflammatory content. Right now, he says a bad actor could be kicked off Facebook and just go open an account on Twitter.

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

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.

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.

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

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 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 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.

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