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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

July 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif) spoke with MSNBC's Chuck Todd about her questioning of Robert Mueller earlier that day.
July 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Robert Mueller confirmed to Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif) that Trump tried to have him fired. Watch the exchange below.

July 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) discussed the upcoming hearing with Robert Mueller along with President Trump's outlandish claims about Afghanistan. Watch below:

July 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) discussed the upcoming hearing featuring Robert Mueller on CNN with Don Lemon. Watch the interview below.
July 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass joined Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC to preview her questioning of Robert Mueller and discuss the work she has been doing on criminal justice reform. Watch the interview below:

July 17, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced an ambitious bill that pioneers a groundbreaking approach to our justice system by giving a “second look” to those behind bars.

The Second Look Act of 2019 would allow any individual who has served at least 10 years in federal prison to petition a court to take a “second look” at their sentence before a judge and determine whether they are eligible for a sentence reduction or release.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after the World Health Organization issued a global health emergency for the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

"At the beginning of this month, I held a hearing to examine the scope of the Ebola outbreak and what the United States government has done thus far to combat the latest Ebola epidemic,” said Rep. Bass. “The World Health Organization’s global health emergency declaration should shake the consciousness of the international community.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following remarks criticizing the Trump administration's family separation policy.

July 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined Nicole Wallace on MSNBC's Deadline White House to discuss her vote to condemn President Trump's racist tweets.

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July 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 432, which condemns the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan. Watch her remarks on the House Floor below.

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