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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

February 20, 2017 Press Release
The President’s personal attorney, Michael D. Cohen, reportedly delivered the plan to Gen. Flynn’s office himself

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi renewed his call today for a full investigation by the House Oversight Committee into Gen. Flynn and the Trump Administration's interactions with the Russian government. Seven days have passed since Gen. Flynn resigned due to revelations of his unauthorized discussions of U.S. sanctions against Russia with the Russian ambassador. Gen.

February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has called for a full and open investigation into both General Flynn and the Trump Administration's interactions with the Russian government.

February 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) announced their creation and launch of the Middle Class Jobs Caucus. The group will work to find bipartisan solutions to the key issues facing America’s middle class and working families such as job creation, wage increases, and economic growth.

February 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In the largest act of congressional resistance to the Trump environmental agenda to date, Congressman Krishnamoorthi led 30 co-sponsors in introducing a resolution calling on the Trump Administration to maintain the commitments the United States has made to addressing climate change and demonstrating a dedication to renewable energy through the Paris Agreement.

January 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi presided for the first time as the lead Democrat on the subcommittee on health care for the Oversight & Government Reform Committee.  In a hearing analyzing the impacts of the Affordable Care Act, Krishnamoorthi highlighted the massive economic consequences of repealing the law without a replacement.

January 28, 2017 Press Release
"President Trump’s executive order must not stand"

CHICAGO, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi tonight went to O’Hare International Airport to denounce President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following statement:

January 27, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today hosted an open house and ceremonial swearing-in at his district office in Schaumburg. In front of a crowd so large it spilled into the building’s hallway, Senator Dick Durbin discussed the magnitude of the challenges facing the country and Raja’s role in addressing them. The oath of office was administered by U.S.

January 24, 2017 Press Release
“It will not create jobs. And it will not make America great again. But it will make life harder for working families”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today opposed President Trump's plan to make mortgages more expensive for working families in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The video and text of Krishnamoorthi’s remarks is below.

January 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi announced today his selection as Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules. From his powerful new position, Krishnamoorthi will guide a range of issues while defending the Affordable Care Act and Medicare.