WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congressmen Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Paul Cook (R-CA) led nine other Marines currently serving in the House of Representatives in urging the Trump Administration to stand up for the families of victims of the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine Barracks in Beirut, Lebanon and oppose Iran's request for certiorari at the Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) praised the passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping package of pro-democracy and anti-corruption reforms. Rep. Gallego released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement following reports that President Trump intends to tap funds intended for military pay and pensions to pay for his border wall.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, reintroduced 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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced today that he has been appointed to serve as an Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement in honor of Black History Month:
“This month we celebrated and paid tribute to the many accomplishments and contributions that African Americans have made to our great nation during every chapter of American history.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) voted today for the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (H.R. 8). He is a cosponsor of the bill, which expands background checks to cover all commercial firearm sales, including those at gun shows, over the internet, or in classified ads.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement ahead of President Trump’s scheduled meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un.
WASHINGTON – Today Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) joined Rep.
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“Where’s the score?”
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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.
A big problem for ambitious Democrats in the House is a leadership power structure that makes it difficult to move up.
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Rep. Ruben Gallego introduced the "Help Treat PTSD Among Service Members" Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment was agreed to by voice vote.
Today, I rise on behalf of the estimated one in five veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who are diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.