Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Khanna, of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the House of Representatives’ vote on the bipartisan, bicameral resolution condemning President Trump’s reckless actions in Syria.
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Khanna issued the following statement in response to PG&E’s decision to shut power off for hundreds of thousands of customers across California.
As a child growing up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, my connection to my Indian roots came from summer visits to New Delhi where my grandparents lived. My grandfather, or Nana Ji, as we called him, was a family legend. Amarnath Vidyalankar spent his life fighting for India’s independence, which included spending four years in prison in Mahatma Gandhi’s movement.
Good afternoon. I would like to provide a few updates about recent developments in Congress and share some important information.
The House Begins a Formal Impeachment Inquiry
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Khanna issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s ordering of sanctions against Iran. Rep. Khanna is a FY20 NDAA Conferee and lead sponsor of NDAA amendments to prevent unauthorized war with Iran and end unauthorized U.S. military support for the war in Yemen.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) reintroduced the No PAC Act. The bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit members of Congress and those running for a U.S. House or Senate seat from accepting contributions from a political action committee, other than that of the given candidate.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Khanna issued the below statement in response to Speaker Pelosi's drug pricing bill circulation.
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.
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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.
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.
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."
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.
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.”
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.
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.
WASHINGTON ― House progressives showed Speaker Nancy Pelosi they had the power to drag legislation further to the left. Now, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is showing them he has the power to make them irrelevant.
“You see this train wreck coming right in front of you and there’s not a damn thing you can do to stop it.” Those were the exact words Scott Desnoyers told his son Aiden just two days before his other son, Daniel, died by suicide.
On April 9, 29-year-old Daniel Desnoyers tweeted about his ideations; rescue workers responding to the scene of his death believed it was intentional.
Rep. Ro Khanna, a Democrat whose district includes Silicon Valley in California, is known for his vocal opposition to President Trump and his status as one of the House's most progressive members. Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Republican from the panhandle of Florida, has made waves with his fiery Fox News appearances and his staunch support for the president.