With the number of coronavirus cases surging in many parts of the country, including California, and locally, in Alameda County, Rep. Ro Khanna, along with Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a bill on Tuesday to mail a medical mask to all… Read More ›
17th Congressional District
In a series of tweets last week, East Bay Rep. Ro Khanna strongly advocated for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to select Sen. Elizabeth Warren as his vice presidential nominee. Khanna, a former co-chair for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign,… Read More ›
I have missed going to coffee shops and my masala tea in Fremont.-Rep. Ro Khanna answering a constituent’s question during a virtual town hall on Thursday about the first thing he’ll do when social distancing orders are lifted.
After nearly two terms in Congress, Rep. Ro Khanna has become a nationwide progressive leader. His work on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign could possibly put Khanna in line for a job in the Social Democrat’s future administration. Khanna is… Read More ›
The House of Representatives approved legislation authored by Rep. Barbara Lee on Thursday that would repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that led to the war in Iraq. A bill, introduced by Rep. Ro Khanna that… Read More ›
A day after President Trump roiled the geopolitics of the Middle East by authorizing the assassination of Iran’s highest-ranking military commander, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ro Khanna renewed an effort to limit military force in the region without the prior… Read More ›
The House of Representatives voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The historic vote included support from Alameda County’s three members of Congress. Below is remarks made on the House floor in support of impeachment by… Read More ›
Rep. Ro Khanna serves as one of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign co-chairs. It seems Sanders’ progressive rhetoric and propensity to skewering not only the right, but the left, is rubbing off on Khanna. The Fremont and Silicon Valley gave… Read More ›
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Congress to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump on Thursday for improperly asking the president Ukraine to investigate his presidential rival Joe Biden and his son in exchange for releasing military aid… Read More ›
Rep. Ro Khanna called on the state of California to take public ownership of the increasingly troubled PG&E. Amid several rounds of large and unprecedented power shut-offs in recent weeks intended to lower the potential of its transmission lines igniting… Read More ›
President Trump’s latest actions involving Ukraine is too much for Rep. Ro Khanna. The Fremont congressman announced his support for an impeachment inquiry Tuesday. The declaration via a tweet followed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision the same day to move… Read More ›
While on a quixotic run for president, Rep. Eric Swalwell skipped more votes than any other elected Democrat in the House of Representatives this session outside of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Swalwell ended his bid for president after just three months… Read More ›
Alameda County’s three U.S. representatives reacted to the release and dissemination of facts in the Mueller Report Thursday with deep concern and a determination to further investigate President Trump. Reps. Eric Swalwell, Barbara Lee, and Ro Khanna all appeared, at… Read More ›
President Trump made good on a promise Tuesday to veto a resolution approved by both houses of Congress to end U.S. military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The War Powers Act resolution was backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders… Read More ›
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA): Are you telling us, Mr. Cohen, that the president directed transactions in conspiracy with Allen Weisselberg and his son Donald Trump, Jr. as part of a criminal conspiracy of financial fraud, is that your testimony today?… Read More ›
However, President Trump may do it all on his own this week.
Bernie Sanders is always an underdog because he is fighting against large special interests who don’t want to see his agenda succeed.—Rep. Ro Khanna on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ announcement that he’s again running for president.
Two years ago, when Rep. Ro Khanna took up the cause of the on-going and brutal Saudi-led war in Yemen, it was hardly a blip on the radar of anyone other than the most ardent of foreign policy experts. Led… Read More ›
The U.S. must move to end the nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan and, instead, invest on the domestic front if we want to compete with China, Rep. Ro Khanna wrote Monday. “The biggest threat to democracy isn’t the Taliban; it’s… Read More ›
Rep. Ro Khanna believes there’s a simple end to the nearly month-long government shutdown. Have each side picks two experts and put them in a room to mediate an end to the political confrontation that has left nearly 800,000 federal… Read More ›
Progressive House members, including Rep. Ro Khanna, say a proposed rule change that would allow new spending only if offset by matching cuts or increased future revenues, will seriously hamper its favored proposals, including Medicare for All. The rule, known… Read More ›
This is why people hate Congress.-Rep. Ro Khanna in response to Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision Wednesday to block a vote on U.S. support of the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Ron Cohen, the Republican facing Rep. Ro Khanna in the 17th Congressional District this November, apologized for a series of tweets he posted last week suggesting former First Lady Michelle Obama was transgender. During a debate Saturday morning in Fremont,… Read More ›