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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

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.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) called for the House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

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.

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June 27, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

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:

June 21, 2019 Press Release

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:

June 19, 2019 Press Release

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:

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, the House Armed Services Committee approved the FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act, including a provision authored by Rep.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

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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In The News

January 31, 2019 In The News

The partisan battle over health care continued Tuesday as the liberal group "Protect Our Care Arizona" demanded that Congress keep fighting for the Affordable Care Act amid

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August 2, 2018 In The News

(CNN)President Donald Trump must support the efforts of the national security apparatus to combat Russian cyberattacks with strong public rhetoric, a Democratic member of the House Armed Services committee said Thursday.

June 6, 2018 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus announced Wednesday they are preparing legislation to create an independent commission to investigate the federal response to Hurricane Maria, in the wake of new data indicating

June 5, 2018 In The News

Prominent Democrats are calling for a hearing into the death toll in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria last fall. A study published last week showed that the death toll may have been 70 times greater than the official number provided by the government.

November 15, 2017 In The News

As the most unproductive congressional year in recent history winds down, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will be under tremendous pressure to pass an omnibus spending package that keeps the federal government open beyond 

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September 21, 2017 In The News

Congressman: The biggest problem with Donald Trump's border wall is that it was never about border security.

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June 28, 2017 In The News

Our country faces a new crisis, one which endangers the underpinnings of representative democracy and freedom worldwide. The threat emanates from Putinism, a philosophy of dictatorship fused with kleptocratic economics.

June 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — A group of House Democrats wants to boost military pay by almost 3 percent next year, arguing that annual trims to troops’ planned raises have left a troubling gap between their wages and private-sector paychecks. 

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