WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) released the following statement:
“I am proud to have led several efforts that are a part of this year’s NDAA and that I hope will soon become law.
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) called for the House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Steve Cohen (TN-09), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the Complete Streets Act, legislation that would promote safer and more accessible transportation routes across the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, the Supreme Court issued a decision ruling that the Trump administration’s explanation for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census as “contrived,” effectively preventing the question’s inclusion in the survey.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) issued the following statement following passage of five key FY 2020 Appropriations bills – Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture-Related Agencies, Interior-Environment, Military Construction-VA, and Transportation-HUD:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump had approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing an American drone but pulled back, against the advice of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) issued the following statement today following passage of four key FY 2020 Appropriations bills – Labor-HHS-Education, Energy and Water Development, State-Foreign Operations, and Defense:
WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, the House Armed Services Committee approved the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act, including a provision authored by Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, the House Armed Services Committee passed the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act, which will fully fund the A-10 Warthog program. If signed into law, this authorization will ensure that the A-10 – which for decades has provided exceptional close-air support to troops on the ground – will continue its mission.
WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, the House Armed Services Committee approved the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act, including a provision authored by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) that will limit the Department of Defense’s authority to repurpose funds that were designated for military construction.
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