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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

Press Releases

January 25, 2018 Press Release
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s reported attempt to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller: “Firing Mueller is a red line, full stop. The Special Counsel is widely respected on both sides of the aisle and his investigation into grave breaches of our electoral system is absolutely critical to our democracy – any attempt to threaten his investigation is an affront to accountability and potential legal consequences for collusion with a foreign power.
January 23, 2018 Press Release
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will kick off 2018 by hosting a town hall on Vashon Island on Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. PST. The town hall is an opportunity for constituents to raise concerns, learn what actions are being taken in Congress and discuss the path ahead as we move into the new year.
January 22, 2018 Press Release
“These brave young people are America, and Republicans are destroying their lives.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to passage of the latest Republican continuing resolution: “Today, I voted no on this most recent continuing resolution, the fifth since September. Let me be clear, these continuing resolutions are only necessary because of gross incompetence from Republicans who control the House, Senate and the White House.
January 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the House Republican passage of the fourth short-term spending in nearly as many months, in lieu of a permanent budget fix: “The majority has made a mockery of our legislative process. We just voted on the fourth continuing resolution in nearly four months. This makes no sense. It is no way to govern.
January 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal joined by Representatives Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Cedric Richmond (LA-02) led 61 members of Congress in calling on U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to reject efforts to insert questions in the 2020 Census that focus on citizenship status.

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January 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement regarding reported efforts by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport Maru Mora Villalpando and other prominent immigrant advocates around the country:

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January 16, 2018 Press Release
This is our own form of nonviolent resistance.

I announced yesterday that I would not be attending the State of the Union this year. I join other distinguished members, including Rep. John Lewis, in refusing to dignify a president who has used the platform of the Oval Office to fan the flames of racism, sexism and hatred—most recently with his vulgar condemnation of Haiti and other African countries.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal was appointed to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. The committee, part of the House Judiciary Committee, has jurisdiction over the administration of U.S.

January 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) wrote to the American Hotel & Lodging Association requesting the establishment of formal industry standards encouraging hotel chains to protect their guests from warrantless intrusions by federal immigration authorities or other law enforcement agencies.

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January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will kick off 2018 by hosting a town hall on Vashon Island on Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. PST.

The town hall is an opportunity for constituents to raise concerns, learn what actions are being taken in Congress and discuss the path ahead as we move into the new year.

 

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