WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) discussed the current shutdown and what the government should actually be focussing on: health care and voting rights. Watch the interview below.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), was sworn in as the 26th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which grew to a historic 55 Members. During the 116th Congress, five of those Members will chair full House Committees and 28 will chair House Subcommittees.
Since its establishment in 1971, the CBC has been committed to using the full Constitutional power, statutory authority, and financial resources of the federal government to ensure that African Americans and other marginalized communities in the United States have the opportunity to achieve the American Dream.
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement following Speaker-designate Pelosi's announced appointment of Cheryl Johnson as the next Clerk of the House of Representatives.
"Cheryl Johnson's decades of public service and commitment to strengthening our nation's institutions make her an excellent choice to serve as the next Clerk of the House of Representatives. I look forward to working alongside her in the 116th Congress."
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) grilled Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on family separation policy. Watch the exchange below:
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) delivered the below speech advocating for the passage of the FIRST STEP Act.