Alameda County’s three members of Congress faced one of the darkest days in American history on Wednesday as a mob of pro-Trump protesters surrounded the Capitol and entered the chambers. Alameda County Reps. Barbara Lee, Ro Khanna, and Eric Swalwell… Read More ›
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 ›
After almost two decades of persistence, Rep. Barbara Lee’s quest to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military force (AUMF) that led to the Iraq War, and that she has doggedly opposed over the years, will come to a vote… 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 ›
Six to challenge Eric Swalwell in March primary; Khanna faces candidate critical of his stance toward Pakistan
By now, Rep. Eric Swalwell’s image on any cable news network over the past three years has greatly raised his profile in a mostly positive manner. But there is a flip-side to his ubiquity in the public eye. Six candidates… 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 ›
For all those piling on Trump for his hasty Syria withdrawal: I hear you. But what is our plan?-Rep. Ro Khanna challenging fellow Democrats after President Trump ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Syria.
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 ›
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is one of President Trump’s most vigorous supporters. Rep. Ro Khanna, like every progressive, is not a fan of the president’s politics. But both agree that military engagement with Iran is a bad idea. Khanna and… Read More ›
People should, in my view, be proud of having support from technology leaders.-Rep. Ro Khanna, quoted in The New York Times for an article on Democratic presidential candidates courting Silicon Valley donors, and in some cases, calling for the break up of… 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 ›
It’s completely unpresidential. Instead of assuring the nation about what happened in New Zealand and saying we condemn those kind of hate crimes, he’s tweeting. —Rep. Ro Khanna on CNN Monday criticizing the President Trump’s response to the mass murder… 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 ›
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 ›
These are policies every American should support, every person should support who cares about the fate of our planet.—Rep. Ro Khanna Friday on Washington Journal offering support for a “Green New Deal” in Congress.
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 ›
Over the past two years, Rep. Eric Swalwell has fueled speculation of a run in 2020 for president by visiting Iowa on numerous occasions. Recently he has sprinkled in visits to New Hampshire. Now South Carolina, the site of the… 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 ›