WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with CPC Peace and Security Taskforce Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)made the following statements after President Trump removed Chief Strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council (NSC). CPC leadership, along with Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chairwoman Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), sent a letter to President Trump on February 1, 2017 demanding he remove Bannon from the NSC.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rep. James P. McGovern (D-MA) released the following statement urging the Trump Administration to support the establishment of a U.N. Commission of Inquiry into possible human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) made the following statement today after news broke that immigrants across the country are refusing to accept back pay they are owed for fear of being deported. Through existing policies the Department of Labor is mandated to track down workers who have left jobs but are owed wages stemming from an agency investigation. However, recent reports indicate that immigrants are refusing to collect the money or provide an address to receive a check.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), First Vice Chair Mark Pocan (D-WI), House Financial Services Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA), as well as other Members of Congress sent a letter today to Acting Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerning the CEO-median worker pay ratio disclosure rule. In the letter, Members oppose any delay in the full implementation of rule so that CEO salary information can aid investors and be made more transparent to the public.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Peace and Security Taskforce Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and CPC Member Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) released the following statements today after President Trump deployed an additional 400 troops into Syria without Congressional debate or authorization.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI)released the following statements today in light of markups beginning in House committees on the GOP's replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statements today after President Trump signed a new executive order to ban entry into the U.S. from six Muslim-majority nations and suspend the U.S.'s refugee program for 120 days.