President Trump should heed the constitution and refrain from promoting regime change in another sovereign country. Additionally, it is clearer than ever that Congress must do its job to prevent this administration from engaging in illegal, ill-advised and open-ended wars.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Announces Endorsement of H.R. 1046, The Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act
April 29, 2019
Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) announced its endorsement of H.R. 1046, the Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019, introduced by Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-35).
April 17, 2019
By vetoing this bipartisan resolution to end the war, President Trump has signaled to the Saudi and Emirati regimes that U.S. military participation and diplomatic protection for their military campaign will be unwavering – even as more than 140 Yemeni children die of war-related hunger and disease every day.
The passage of the Save the Net Act is the culmination of a years-long Congressional campaign spearheaded by the Progressive Caucus, and represents a victory for activists, organizers, innovators, small business owners, and everyday families.
We are pleased that leadership has decided to postpone floor consideration of a budget caps agreement until we can address some of the persistent and deep-seated concerns of progressives. The outcome today allows us to develop a stronger proposal that fulfills our promise to invest in communities and families.
April 4, 2019
Despite our active participation in this war, Congress has never voted on or authorized U.S. military intervention in Yemen. The passage of the War Powers Resolution today, after a years-long campaign by the Progressive Caucus, signals a major shift in our foreign policy and makes it clear that we will not tolerate U.S. involvement these horrors.
Today, members of the Progressive Caucus condemned President Trump's embrace of far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro.
This budget sells out the American people. It's a mean-spirited, morally bankrupt proposal written to benefit military contractors, polluters, and health insurance executives at the expense of the poor
March 8, 2019
Today, House Democrats took a big step to make our government more transparent, accessible, and representative of the people. For far too long, the power of the people has been drowned out by dark money and special interests. H.R. 1 restores access to the ballot box, takes on the corrosive influence of money in politics, and ensures that our elected officials serve their constituents, instead of themselves.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Endorses Legislation Prohibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela, Urges House Consideration
March 7, 2019
We are deeply concerned that the Trump Administration is considering an illegal and unconstitutional military intervention in Venezuela. It's concerning to us that the hawks in the Trump Administration – including John Bolton, Mike Pompeo, and Elliott Abrams – are threatening to embroil the United States in another ill-advised and poorly-considered war.