SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Nunes memo:
This is the Trump way: he simply offers no leadership.
“These brave young people are America, and Republicans are destroying their lives.”
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.
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:
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.