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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

July 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi today wrote to White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn, calling on him to publicly disclose all pardons issued by President Trump. Rep.

July 20, 2017 Press Release
In Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee, Reps. Seek Commitment to FBI Independence and Proper Chain-of-Command from FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi and Jamie Raskin today sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Sen. Dianne Feinstein urging them to bring the President’s nominee for FBI Director, Christopher Wray, back before their committee to ask him to maintain the Bureau’s independence from the White House.

July 19, 2017 Press Release
The Krishnamoorthi amendment establishes the first comprehensive review of Trump White House security clearance vetting procedures

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee today successfully introduced an amendment ordering a review of White House security clearance procedures by requiring the National Background Investigations Bureau to report to Congress on the process for conducting and adjudicating security clearance requests for the Executive Office of the President.

July 14, 2017 Press Release
“There is a saying that there is no such thing as a former intelligence operative. President Trump’s top advisors put that to the test by meeting with a former Soviet intelligence officer”

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee released the following statement in response to reports that Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, and Jared Kushner’s meeting with a Russian lawyer also included a former Soviet counterintelligence officer:

July 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of the House Oversight Committee called upon acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to inform Congress of the counterintelligence and national security vulnerabilities created by White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner’s reported failure to disclose more than 100 foreign contacts on his security clearance application.

July 11, 2017 Press Release
“Veterans of Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns have come forth to say that if they were approached by a foreign source promising information on an opponent, they would have contacted the FBI. When the Trump campaign’s senior leadership was offered information from the Kremlin as part of an effort to help the campaign, they met with someone they believed to be a Russian government agent."

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the revelation that Donald J. Trump Jr, Jared Kushner, and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with Mr. Trump’s friend Rob Goldstone and Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Kremlin-linked lawyer, under the auspices of Ms.

July 7, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL - Congressman Krishnamoorthi hosted a roundtable discussion on Thursday with Hispanic and Latino community leaders at his district office in Schaumburg, IL. The discussion focused primarily on the work in which attendees were engaged, issues they faced, and where they believe policy improvements might be implemented with the Congressman’s help.