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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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October 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement in response to the indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates:

“Today’s charges against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates are a clear indication of the seriousness of special counsel Mueller’s investigation.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) wrote to President Trump urging him to disclose internal documents and communications related to the firing of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara. 

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump will declare Iran to be out of compliance with the Iran nuclear deal:

“Though imperfect, the Iran deal is an important tool that until now has taken the Iranian nuclear threat off the table.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement in response to news reports that President Trump will cut off the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments required under the Affordable Care Act:

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Don Bacon (R-NE) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), in a strong bipartisan effort, have introduced H. J.Res. 118, a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), to provide clear Congressional authorization guidelines for the use of military force.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) and Rep.

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October 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan:

October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee entitled, “US Defense Strategy in South Asia,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis was asked by Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) about whether Iran is currently in compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, officially titled the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).  Mattis replied in the affirmative an

October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement:

“Today, House Republicans could have taken action on the bipartisan DREAM Act, preventing the deportation of patriotic young people who want to make positive contributions to our society and our economy.

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September 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement:

“Tom Price's resignation isn't enough.

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In The News

May 13, 2015 In The News

Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego is getting significant pushback from some Republicans over Gallego's proposal to let "dreamers" serve in the military.

May 13, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz)., is urging the House of Representatives not to drop an amendment he authored that would allow undocumented immigrants who qualify for temporary reprieve from deportation to serve in the U.S. military.

May 10, 2015 In The News

A group of dissident Republicans in the House are clashing with their colleagues on President Obama's deferred deportation program for illegal immigrants.

May 7, 2015 In The News

The Pentagon is speeding up its recruitment of illegal immigrants in a program that fast-tracks them to U.S. citizenship, as Congress debates allowing the military to do so.

May 7, 2015 In The News

 

The issues that matter most to Millennials — student loan debt, jobs, climate change — are forcing Republicans and Democrats alike to push the boundaries of technology to attract America’s youngest voters, a likely key to the 2016 elections.

May 6, 2015 In The News

Marco Rubio has built his political career on the narrative of an up-from-nothing immigrant kid who achieves the American Dream.

Rubio's personal story is indeed powerful, and one I know well. Like Rubio, my parents came to the United States from another country with little more than hope for a better future for their kids.

May 6, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Immigration hard-liners in the House made it clear Tuesday that they're willing to put up a fight over even the smallest measures friendly to undocumented immigrants.

May 6, 2015 In The News

House conservatives are trying to stoke opposition to pro-immigration measures in a must-pass defense policy bill headed to the floor next week.

At issue is a provision in the sprawling National Defense Authorization Act that would encourage the Pentagon to consider allowing young immigrants protected by a 2012 Obama administration initiative to serve in the U.S. military.

April 29, 2015 In The News

Two Arizona Democrats think college graduates should leave school with a cap, gown and diploma — and a zero balance on their student loans.

U.S. Reps. Raúl Grijalva of Tucson and Ruben Gallego of Phoenix are helping to lead the charge among liberals in Congress to guarantee debt-free college.

April 28, 2015 In The News

PHOENIX -- U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) wants reforms in both Washington, D.C. and his state to make college a debt-free experience.

"You should be able to go to a public university and graduate debt free, or as near debt free as possible," Gallego said.

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Videos

July 15, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

I rise to urge the Republican leadership to bring up a long-term funding Transportation bill.

Rather than develop a long-term strategy, Republicans again want to pass a short term patch for the Highway Trust Fund that fails to make the infrastructure investments that our economy needs.

July 9, 2015 Video

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

I rise today in opposition to the Rule, which would allow for consideration of H.R. 5, a harmful bill that abandons our commitment to ensuring all children in my home state of Arizona and across the country are afforded a quality education that prepares them for success.

July 9, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

I rise today to highlight an issue that deserves our immediate attention – the Republican leadership’s failure to bring the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank to the House floor for a vote.

The Ex-Im Bank plays a critical role in our economy, opening international markets to U.S. businesses by facilitating the sale of American goods and services overseas.

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