We are alarmed by recent Trump Administration actions heightening the risk of a military escalation with Iran. The American people – and our brave service members – are still paying the price for the Iraq War, our last ill-advised, open-ended war built on a foundation of lies and bad intelligence.
May 13, 2019
Once again, Republicans are manufacturing a dangerous and xenophobic smear campaign against one of the two Muslim congresswomen in the United States House of Representatives. Make no mistake: the President of the United States and his white nationalist friends are spreading ugly and vicious lies in order to fan the flames of hate and divide our communities.
May 7, 2019
We strongly oppose the new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that singles out home health workers to deny them their fundamental right to support their union and collectively bargain for retirement and health care benefits. Make no mistake: this is a direct attack on home health workers – disproportionately low-income and minority women – who do the heroic work of caring for seniors and people with disabilities in their own homes.
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.