The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Congressman Mark Pocan (W1-02) and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), along with CPC Peace and Security Task Force Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), released the following statement urging immediate passage of two CPC-endorsed bills and a strong War Powers Resolution for Iran this week.
The assassination of Qasem Soleimani represents a dangerous, unconstitutional, and unprecedented military escalation with Iran. Congress has not given President Trump the authority to start a war with Iran – in fact, in the House-passed NDAA earlier this year, we explicitly prohibited preemptive military action of this kind in an overwhelming, bipartisan vote.
The People’s Budget FY 2020 The Congressional Progressive Caucus alternative budget is an opportunity to provide the American public with a progressive budget vision. We want your suggestions.
Today, leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) applauded the passage of the improved H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. Over many months, the Progressive Caucus worked with Democratic leadership to expand the scope of the bill so millions more families could benefit from this critical legislation.
The Trade Working Group has been waiting for 23 days for a written commitment from USTR Lighthizer addressing our long-standing concerns with the USMCA as drafted. Before any proposed deal comes up for a vote in Congress, critical changes must be made to strengthen the labor and environmental provisions and address the giveaways to Big Pharma.