WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), which is tasked with overseeing the activities and budget of the 17 intelligence agencies of the United States.
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) led a press conference this morning at O’Hare International Airport highlighting the human cost of the government shutdown, which is now in its 24th day, and calling for the government to be reopened.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to President Trump’s tweet claiming he’d freeze FEMA funding to address the California wildfires:
WASHINGTON, DC - Last night, Congressman Krishnamoorthi joined his colleagues in passing the FY 2019 Department of the Treasury and IRS appropriations bill to ensure Illinois families will receive their tax refunds on time and in full.
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has requested that his salary from January 1st through the remainder of the shutdown be withheld, delaying his pay until the government reopens in solidarity with workers who aren’t being paid while also donating his pay from the December portion of the shutdown to local charities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi was sworn into the 116th Congress on Thursday afternoon by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives and issued the following statement:
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to new developments threatening the nation's and Illinois' economies as a result of the government shutdown predicated on President Trump's demand for a border wall that was supposed to be paid for by Mexico in the first place:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following in response to the impending shutdown of the federal departments of Justice, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, State, Interior, Treasury, Commerce, Agriculture, and Homeland Security:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following statement regarding the Assad regime’s reported execution of Layla Shweikani, a 26-year-old Chicago-native providing humanitarian relief to Syrian civilians who died in the regime’s custody on December 28, 2016:
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ranking Member of the Oversight Committee’s Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules, issued the following statement in response to a district court decision in the Texas v. United States lawsuit striking down the Affordable Care Act, including its essential protections for people with pre-existing conditions:
SCHAUMBURG, IL – On Wednesday, Congressman Krishnamoorthi held a unity breakfast in Schaumburg to bring together religious and civic leaders to strengthen bonds and dialogue in the wake of the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and other disturbing attacks across the nation.