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January 30, 2017Press Item
I was proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder tonight on the steps of the Supreme Court with my Democratic colleagues and with a multitude of Americans who came out to protest the Trump Administration’s actions.  
January 30, 2017Press Item
I’m proud to join Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren, Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, and more than 160 House Democrats as a cosponsor of legislation to end the Trump Administration’s dangerous Muslim ban.  
January 30, 2017Press Item
Today’s assertion by the White House press secretary that career foreign service officers who disagree with the new administration ought to ‘get with the program or they can go,’ is a deeply disturbing statement that runs counter to our more than century-old tradition of a nonpartisan foreign service. 
January 30, 2017Press Item
On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order putting in place new vetting procedures for refugees and immigrants entering the United States without consulting our national security agencies or our allies around the world. 
January 30, 2017Press Item
The executive order President Trump signed on Friday makes our country less safe and emboldens terrorist groups like ISIS. 
January 30, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s reorganization of the National Security Council weakens our security and puts Americans’ safety and the safety of our troops at risk.  
January 27, 2017Press Item
Following his inauguration, President Trump signed a vague, yet potentially broad, executive order attacking the Affordable Care Act. 
January 27, 2017Press Item
Today’s executive order putting in place new vetting measures – clearly an attempt to ban Muslims from our nation – is shameful and flies in the face of America’s role as a shining beacon of hope to those seeking freedom and asylum. 
January 27, 2017Press Item
Today, people across the world observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day, remembering the 11 million innocent civilians who perished at the hands of the Nazis.  
January 27, 2017Press Item
It’s one thing for Republicans to seek to take away health coverage from tens of millions of Americans; it’s another to sabotage the existing health system while it is serving American families.  
January 25, 2017Press Item
Well, thank you very much, Chair [Michelle] Lujan Grisham, I am very pleased to join you. Once again the President is charging ahead and not giving time either for thought, criticism, or input from American citizens. 
January 24, 2017Press Item
Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order. He imposed a hiring freeze on the federal workforce. 
January 24, 2017Press Item
Today’s report on the budget outlook by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office shows that while the actions taken during the Obama Administration are having a positive short-term impact on deficits, our long-term fiscal challenges remain.  
January 24, 2017Press Item
On Friday, President Trump issued his first executive order, a vague yet potentially broad attack on the Affordable Care Act that has created uncertainty over what the impact of it will be. 
January 23, 2017Press Item
Well, I think this was largely, Erin, an opportunity for him to get to know members of the leadership that he did not already know, and it was an opportunity to just have a, frankly, a conversation, although serious issues were brought up, but discussion in depth did not occur. 
January 23, 2017Press Item
If President Trump had any experience with leadership in public service, he would know that our federal government cannot serve the American people without its talented, driven federal employees.  
January 23, 2017Press Item
That the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans are using their first full week of controlling the government to attack women’s health is very telling about their priorities.