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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

June 1, 2017 Press Release
"Abandoning the commitments we made in the Paris Climate Agreement is a massive self-inflicted wound to our environment, our global influence, and our economy"

SCHAUMBURG, IL – As the White House withdraws the United States from the commitments it made in the Paris Climate Agreement, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement:

June 1, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL - Congressman Krishnamoorthi hosted a career and technical education summit yesterday to discuss the benefits of the programs to students and businesses, as well as the Thompson-Krishnamoorthi Act, the Congressman’s bill to update and strengthen career education.

May 27, 2017 Press Release
"These men were not trying to be heroes, but they were. They witnessed something they knew was wrong, and they tried to stop it. In doing so, these men embodied the highest ideals of this nation and of our common humanity. May we hold their families in our thoughts and prayers and rise to their example."

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement in response to the news that two men were stabbed to death, and one was injured, Friday in Portland, Oregon after they intervened when another passenger began “ranting and raving” racial and religious epithets:

May 27, 2017 Press Release
Krishnamoorthi also demands all relevant documents be subpoenaed from the White House

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released the following statement in response to reports that Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner had undisclosed contacts with the Russian Ambassador

May 25, 2017 Press Release
Attorney General Sessions and General Michael Flynn each failed to report contact with representatives of the Kremlin

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released the following statement in response to reports of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ failure to disclose Russia meetings in his application for a security clearance:

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits and Administrative Rules, released the following statement in response to the the Congressional Budget Office's report on the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA) which passed the House by two votes in early May:

May 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits and Administrative Rules, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's threats to imperil health care affordability for 7 million Americans through eliminating crucial subsidies:

May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released the following statement in response to an undisputed New York Times

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