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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

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February 7, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Led by Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, members of Congress released a thorough document outlining the facts about Donald Trump’s immigration proposal to combat the President’s misinformation campaign.
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February 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, joined by 37 members of Congress, expressed concerns over the department’s decision to delay implementation of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule (AFFH).
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February 2, 2018 Press Release

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Nunes memo:

January 31, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal did not attend Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Instead she headlined a State of OUR Union event with nearly 1,000 activists and community leaders to offer an alternative vision for the country. Her remarks are HERE.
January 25, 2018 Press Release
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s release of an immigration framework that would irreparably dismantle core components of the U.S. immigration system: “Donald Trump has once again shown that he is not interested in being a serious or honest negotiator to protect Dreamers. While he sometimes offers niceties about what he will allow, at the same time he puts unacceptably harsh and destructive demands on the table which would absolutely kill any compromise.
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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
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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