WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) was appointed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to serve on the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis which was established to provide oversight of the federal COVID-19 pandemic response. The Select Subcommittee is modeled after then Senator Harry Truman’s Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program.
Biden Administration Directed Federal Agencies To Counter Hateful Rhetoric During COVID-19 Pandemic
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) commended President Biden on his memorandum directing federal agencies including the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat xenophobia towards Asian-Americans.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the Bears’ announcement that they’ve selected Safeties Coach Sean Desai as their new defensive coordinator:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi wrote to acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen regarding the latest allegations of access peddling and potentially bribery by individuals pursuing pardons from President Trump.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi sent a letter to Christopher Wray, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – in the wake of the U.S. Capitol building attack – inquiring as to why the FBI never completed a report on domestic terrorism, which was required under the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Raja Krishnamoorthi, Mike Thompson who chairs the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, Jahana Hayes, Madeleine Dean, and Ted Deutch sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Rosen requesting that he publicly reaffirm enforcement Public Law 90-108, which outlaws the possession and use of weapons on U.S. Capitol grounds.
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to State Representative Chris Welch’s election as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi introduced the Public Service Appreciation Through Loan Forgiveness Act which would allow employees who enter public service to be eligible for increased student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi reintroduced the Presidential Pardon Transparency Act which would require that all Presidential pardons be disclosed to the public within three days of being issued.
SCHAUMBURG, IL – Today, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi sent a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone citing his concern at reports that President Trump is considering pardoning himself.