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September 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) will introduce legislation this week to advance and codify the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation (CDM) program.

August 29, 2019 Newsletter Archive

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

 

The Need for an Impeachment Inquiry

 

August 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna introduced the Identifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act with Reps. Luria and Aumua Amata.

August 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, as the nation marks the fifth anniversary of the tragic death of Mike Brown and the beginning of the historic Ferguson uprising, Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri, Rep.

August 8, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Ro Khanna, member of Congress for Silicon Valley, issued the following statement in light of the White House inviting tech companies to discuss violent online extremism following deadly shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton. 

August 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and Sens. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rand Paul (R-KY.) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of 28 lawmakers in calling on the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to include a bipartisan amendment to prohibit unconstitutional war with Iran in the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

July 31, 2019 Newsletter Archive

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

 

House Passes my Bipartisan Prohibition of Unconstitutional War with Iran

 

July 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna of the House Budget Committee and former economics professor, issued the below statement on the budget deal.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) and Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02) introduced the Farmer Fairness Act. The bill would extend the environmental liability that Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) contract farmers are already subject to under the Clean Water Act to integrator companies.

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In The News

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House overwhelmingly passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) barring President Trump from going to war with Iran without congressional approval Friday. The amendment, sponsored by Democrat Rep. Ro Khanna and Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, would prevent federal funds from being used for any conflict in Iran without congressional authorization.

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House Friday voted to block President Donald Trump from waging war against Iran without congressional authorization.

Lawmakers approved 251 to 170 an amendment to the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act by Reps. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) that would bar funding to use military force against Iran unless Congress authorizes it.

July 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – The House approved a measure Thursday that would force President Donald Trump to end U.S. military support of Saudi Arabia's military operations in Yemen.

Next up is a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.

July 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House voted on Thursday to cut off American support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen and to prevent the Trump administration from using its emergency authority to transfer munitions to the kingdom, delivering twin rebukes as Democrats sought to leave their stamp on military policy.

July 10, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) is set to reintroduce on Wednesday his version of legislation that would require the Commerce Department to start studying the economic effects of U.S. broadband deployment and adoption. 

July 9, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – The Trump administration is playing defense after news reports that paint a horrifying look inside a migrant detention center just outside of El Paso, Texas.

"The New York Times story is a fabrication," Trump told reporters Sunday. "Those are people that are very happy with what's going on because, relatively speaking, they're in much better shape right now."

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July 5, 2019 In The News

RO KHANNA LEARNED A LOT from immigrants – who just happened to be his parents. Khanna, born in Philadelphia during America's bicentennial, is the son of Indian immigrants who came to this country to build a better life for their children. Early on, Khanna says, his parents made clear what his obligations were as a first-generation American-born citizen.

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July 3, 2019 In The News

Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.

Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland Security officials and mobilizing the party around “a battle cry to protect the children.”

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July 2, 2019 In The News

The Democrats may control the House of Representatives, but how much is that majority really worth? After all, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) touts himself as the “grim reaper” for legislation passed by the House. President Trump scorns Democrats for not getting anything done, while blowing up negotiations on rebuilding U.S. infrastructure.

June 27, 2019 In The News

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), Reps. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) wrote a letter asking a drugmaker for information on its relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday.

Last month, the CDC announced Gilead would donate an annual 2 million bottles of HIV-prevention drug Truvada for PrEP.

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