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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's plan to punt a solution for Dreamers and tie it to border and interior enforcement:
“I have a simple message for President Trump and congressional Republicans: There is no other deal to be made besides passing a clean Dream Act before the end of the year and protecting the 1.5 million young people eligible for relief who had the floor taken out from under them.
SEATTLE – Today, Reps. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) wrote to House Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to both express public support for Robert Mueller’s investigation and explain what steps he will take in the event that President Trump fires the Special Counsel.
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to charges brought against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his confidante Richard Gates.
Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), who authored the censure resolution introduced last week against President Trump for his comments about the violence in Charlottesville, issued the following statement in response to Speaker Paul Ryan saying that he will not support the censure, calling it the “worst thing we could do.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to consider the Jayapal-Cicilline resolution of inquiry seeking information pertaining to Attorney General Sessions’ involvement in the firing of FBI Director James Comey in violation of his recusal and related matters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Budget Committee Members, Reps. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Brian Higgins (NY-26), announced the introduction of the Require a Score Before the Floor bill, which amends the House rules to prohibit a vote on budget-impacting legislation until cost estimates are made publicly available by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Vice Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement in response to the latest Congressional Budget Office analysis of the Senate health care bill:
“I call on every elected member of the Senate with a conscience to reject Trumpcare. The latest CBO score shows this version would kick 22 million people off health coverage over the next decade. First it was 24 million, then 23 million, now 22 million. Do the Republicans need 22 more shots at Trumpcare before they get to zero?
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has joined more than two-hundred of her colleagues in Congress in filing a lawsuit against President Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to FBI Director James Comey’s appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee:
“Director Comey laid it out, plain and simple – President Trump acts in profoundly disturbing ways and he cannot be trusted to tell the truth.