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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement about President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran: 

“President Trump’s reckless decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal is a terrible mistake that will make it easier for Iran to develop nuclear weapons.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Vice Chair Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) led a discussion among progressive leaders in Congress and national progressive organizations with the goal of developing a coordinated response to the possible firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein by President Trump. 

April 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to deploy U.S. troops to the southern border:

March 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposal to pay for his border wall with military funds.

March 28, 2018 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) announced that his nominee to the U.S. Naval Academy, Ethan S. Thompson, was accepted by the prestigious military university and will join as part of the Class of 2022.

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March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), a Marine Corps combat veteran of the Iraq War and a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to reports that former Bush administration official John Bolton will be tapped to replace General HR McMaster as President Trump’s new National Security Advisor:

March 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump fired his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and announced CIA Director Mike Pompeo as his replacement:

March 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – El Congresista Ruben Gallego hizo la siguiente declaración sobre la fecha límite de DACA de Donald Trump:

“Hace seis meses, el presidente Trump provocó una crisis para 800,000 jóvenes y sus familias cuando terminó cruelmente el programa DACA.

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March 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s arbitrary DACA deadline:

“Six months ago, President Trump manufactured a crisis for 800,000 young people and their families when he cruelly and callously ended the DACA program.

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February 17, 2015 In The News

A federal judge in Texas may have temporarily blocked President Obama's executive order that shields more people from deportation, but local pro-immigration forces are unfazed.

 

February 17, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan now serving in Congress have emerged as some of the most important voices in the debate over whether to give

February 17, 2015 In The News

Dozens of immigrant families attended a south Phoenix congressional town hall Tuesday in search of answers regarding a legal delay to President Barack Obama's deferred action program that was scheduled to be expanded Wednesday.

February 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Un nutrido grupo de congresistas hispanos se unió hoy para sumar esfuerzos con el objetivo de promover el periodo de extensión de la Acción Diferida (DACA), que posterga por tres años la deportación de miles de jóvenes indocumentados y les permite obtener un permiso de trabajo temporal.

February 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ruben Gallego, an Arizona Democrat who is co-sponsor of a Homeland Security bill that explicitly omits amendments on immigration, on Thursday described his measure as one that centers on keeping families together.

“The Democratic party is keeping families together, and win or lose politically, we know we’re doing the right thing,” Gallego told Fox News Latino.

February 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ruben Gallego during an interview on Friday described the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act as a test run to see how the Department of Veterans Affairs can improve suicide prevention and mental health programs throughout the country.

 

February 12, 2015 In The News

Rubén Gallego, primer colombiano en llegar al Congreso de los Estados Unidos, dijo este jueves que durante su periodo en el Capitolio trabajará por preservar la fuerte relación que existe entre Colombia y Estados Unidos.

February 8, 2015 In The News

The power of the drive is undeniable. The scenic route of 89A breaks from U.S. 89. It winds its way to Lees Ferry and crosses the Colorado River at Navajo Bridge. From there, the road skirts along the edge of the Vermilion Cliffs to the north and a rolling valley that spreads to the south and is carved with drainages on their way to Marble Canyon.

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