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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona


Latest News

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El Congresista Rubén Gallego (AZ-07) hizo la siguiente declaración sobre el presupuesto de Presidente Trump:

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed budget:

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – Today, the office of Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) announced the appointment of Morgan Ammons to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein calling for the appointment of an independent special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and calling for Rosenstein to recuse himself from further involvement in the matter.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, President Trump announced that FBI Director James Comey has been fired and removed from office. Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) voted no on the omnibus budget agreement. He issued the following statement:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to strengthen the process through which relatives of the President of the United States can obtain security clearances and thus gain access to our government’s most sensitive information. 

April 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement in response to reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will eliminate 2,300 civil service and diplomatic positions, a 9 percent reduction of the agency’s workforce.

April 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, six Democratic Members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Trump urging him to take immediate action to identify and nominate qualified candidates to fill positions in his administration vital to the national security of the United States.  At a time when our allies face the growing threat posed by North Korea, key ambassadorships in the Asia-Pacific

April 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today , Congressman Ruben Gallego, a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, wrote to Defense Secretary James Mattis seeking more information about Russian aid to the Taliban in Afghanistan.  His letter comes after the commander of US forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, appeared to confirm on Monday that Russia is providing arms and other support


In The News

April 27, 2017 In The News

PHOENIX – Children kept themselves busy with coloring books and chased each other with masks in the corner of the cafeteria at Isaac Middle School, but school had long since ended and adults soon came over to keep them quiet.

April 12, 2017 In The News

A pair of Democratic congressmen is pushing President Trump to clarify whether regime change in Syria is now his administration’s official policy as leaders have given conflicting statements about if President Bashar Assad can remain in control in Damascus.

January 4, 2017 In The News

A big problem for ambitious Democrats in the House is a leadership power structure that makes it difficult to move up.

Reps. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), Steny Hoyer (Md.) and James Clyburn (S.C.) have occupied the top three rungs on the leadership ladder for more than a decade.

November 17, 2016 In The News

Democrats in Congress appear to be taking the idea of “give Trump a chance” seriously, with Jennifer Steinhauser reporting on a surprisingly wide consensus ranging from Chuck Schumer to Elizabeth Warren that Democrats should try to work with Trump on an infrastructure bill and perhaps other prior

September 23, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON – Anakarina Rodriguez traveled from southern Arizona to Washington with a message for President Barack Obama: designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument.

September 16, 2016 In The News

Veterans, politicians, advocates rally to support legislation that would ease reclassification of discharges for vets suffering from conditions such as PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, or Military Sexual Trauma.

September 12, 2016 In The News

With the 24/7 media news cycle dominated by the high-wattage presidential contest, it’s easy to lose sight of the other races also on the ballot in November.


September 6, 2016 In The News

Congressman also calls for education reform, transportation infrastructure improvements

U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego said Thursday that fostering local business is not only important to the economy but to the Arizona community, as well.



Photo Galleries

January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
Congressman Ruben Gallego Flickr Photo Gallery


September 22, 2016 Video

Mr. Speaker:

19,000 and Counting. That’s the number of people with confirmed cases of Zika in America. So far.

1,800 and Counting. The number of pregnant women in the U.S. with confirmed cases of Zika. So far.

17 and Counting. The number of babies born with birth defects related to the Zika virus. So far.