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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee today wrote to Director Charles S. Phalen, Jr. of the National Background Investigations Bureau to ask if any applicant for a security clearance other than Jared Kushner had ever been able to maintain that clearance after attempting to establish a secret, off-the-record backchannel with a foreign power.

November 16, 2017 Press Release
"My constituents in Illinois’ 8th Congressional District deserve responsible tax reform that strengthens the middle class and raises wages for working families. This bill does neither.”

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement on the passage of the House Republican tax plan earlier today.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Leading House Democrats issued the statements below after the Department of Homeland Security announced its decision to reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension by the deadline but were rejected after delays by the U.S. Postal Service and at agency receiving locations.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – House Democrats will send a letter to acting Secretary Elaine Duke demanding that the Department of Homeland Security reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension but were rejected after a delay by the U.S. Postal Service. The effort was led by House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Reps. Luis V.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus New Economy Task Force, led a discussion with Members of Congress and experts on jobs, education, and the skills gap to discuss how Americans can further promote commonsense policies that benefit America’s working families.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today released the following statement in response to the Senate Republican tax plan:

November 13, 2017 Press Release
"The Kremlin’s efforts to sabotage our democracy and those of our allies across Europe are undeniable and in addition to investigating these activities, we must also assess Russia’s broader intentions which drive such attacks on democratic institutions"

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced the Keeping Russian Entanglements Minimal and Limiting Intelligence Networks (KREMLIN) Act which would require the Director of National Intelligence to produce a National Intelligence Estimate on the political intentions of Vladimir Putin’s regime in the wake of its attempts to sabotage elections across the world.

November 3, 2017 Press Release
"The Trump administration needs to make clear whether or not it wants to help Americans get health coverage"

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee today called upon Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services Hargan to provide additional information regarding the Trump administration’s unprecedented plan of shutting down HealthCare.Gov for 12 hours each Sunday during the open enrollment period, a policy which could make

November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the House Republican tax plan:

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