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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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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

April 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement on the crisis in Venezuela:

April 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El Congresista Ruben Gallego hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre la crisis en Venezuela:

April 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) wrote to President Trump urging him to clarify whether it is now his Administration’s policy to seek the removal from power of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  The letter comes after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer compared Assad to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday and after senior

April 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Arizona to deliver a speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Division Midyear Conference.

Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:

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In The News

January 16, 2015 In The News

The recent bill proposed to deter President Obama’s immigration actions attacks families and politicizes a humanitarian issue, U.S. Congressman Ruben Gallego said at a press conference at the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse on Thursday afternoon.

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January 9, 2015 In The News

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) is recommending eight fellow Democrats to join the powerful House Armed Services Committee.

The picks include, Rep. Seth Moulton (Mass.), a Marine Corps veteran who served four tours in Iraq, and Rep. Tim Walz (Minn.), the highest-ranking enlisted soldier in congressional history. 

January 6, 2015 In The News
SIEGEL: That's Republican Mimi Walters, of California. We'll also be checking in with freshman Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego. He is a Chicago-born son of Latino immigrants, raised by a single mother. He went to Harvard, enlisted in the Marine Corps, served in Iraq and followed his girlfriend, now his wife, to Phoenix.
January 5, 2015 In The News

The total number of Latinos in Congress rose by one, to 29, after the midterm elections, a new high, according to tallies kept by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Here are the newcomers who will be sworn in after the 114th Congress convenes 

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