WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Members gathered with citizen activists outside of the Department of Justice to demand a resignation from Attorney General Sessions. During his confirmation hearing, Sessions lied under oath about his meetings with Russian officials. The CPC Members who spoke at the event were: Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-CA), Rep Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA).
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) issued the following statement following the Senate confirmation of Steve Mnuchin as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) made the following statement on the confirmation of Rep. Tom Price (R-MI) as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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 Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education by the U.S. Senate. Ms. DeVos, having failed to earn the support of a majority of Senators, had to rely on Vice President Pence's vote to break a 50-50 tie for the first time in U.S. history.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) along with CPC First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement announcing the introduction of H.R. 932, The Mobility, Opportunity, and Vocation Enabling (MOVE) Act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) issued the following statement after President Trump announced his nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and leadership of the Congressional Quad-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling for the immediate removal of Steve Bannon, a white nationalist, from his permanent position on the National Security Council (NSC).