Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on the Senate releasing their version to repeal the Affordable Care Act:
Washington, DC – Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the following statement on President Trump signing an executive order to massively expand apprenticeship programs:
Washington, DC – In a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) invited him to visit Silicon Valley to meet with U.S. tech leaders and congratulated the president his recent election win.
CHICAGO, Ill. – On Friday, June 9th, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) addressed the 2017 graduating class of his alma mater, the University of Chicago. Speaking before the students of the undergraduate college, he reflected on his time in school and the challenges of the current political climate.
Washington, DC -- Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) issued the below statement following the conclusion of today’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee by former FBI Director James Comey.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced new legislation that would tax wealthy corporations that do not pay their employees a living wage.
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On the morning of Sept. 10, 2016, aircraft bombed a remote area in western Yemen where workers were drilling a well for a nearby village. After the first strike, villagers came to remove bodies and see the damage. The planes returned and bombed the rescuers. All told, the assault eventually killed more than 20 people, including three children.
Let’s pretend you have just been picked to run a small island nation. Congratulations!
But don’t settle in to your throne quite yet. A potential catastrophe looms on the horizon. A huge tsunami is coming your way.
“Resistance” was the watchword for 2017. Resistance not just to Donald Trump, but to a status quo that gave our most powerful bully pulpit to an actual bully. Progressives not only refused to go backward in 2017; they demanded a new conversation that challenged old orthodoxies.
Federal lawmakers announced two new bills to combat sexual harassment. One would require companies to publicly disclose all sexual harassment settlements and the other would exempt buyouts paid to sexual harassers from tax deductibility.
The House and the Senate have reached an agreement on the final GOP tax bill and plan to vote on it sometime next week. However, there’s still aggressive mobilization against the legislation, fueled by progressive organizations like the Not One Penny and Stop the #GOPTaxScam coalitions; Indivisible; and Americans for Tax Fairness.
Congressman Ro Khanna represents the 17th district of California, better known as Silicon Valley. Khanna says that, despite the administration's insistence Republican tax reform will help the middle class, it will actually help corporations, including big tech companies.
Republicans are closing in on their first legislative victory of the year, after two GOP Senators previously opposed to the tax plan got on board this weekend. But Democrats still have concerns.
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The United States is helping Saudi Arabia commit "war crimes" in Yemen, according to US Congressman Ro Khanna.
In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera's UpFront aired on Friday, Khanna, a Democratic congressman from California, said the US made a mistake in supporting the Saudi-led coalition's bombing campaign of Yemen.