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December 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined Jake Tapper on CNN's State of the Union to discuss next week's final vote on articles of impeachment in the House of Representatives. Watch below:

Rep. Bass: Abuse of Power Creates Urgency In Impeachment Probe

Rep. Bass: We Must Address Political Interference In Upcoming Election

December 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) called for Senate Leader's decision to take directions from the White House during the upcoming impeachment trial "inappropriate". For more, watch the full interview below.

December 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) discussed her impeachment vote with Wolf Blitzer on CNN. Watch below:

December 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, after voting to proceed with articles of impeachment into President Donald Trump, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined Chris Wallace to discuss her vote. Watch below.
December 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, led eight of her colleagues on a letter to Cameroonian President Paul Biya to express deep concern over the ongoing insecurity and violence in the predominantly Anglophone Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon.

The letter also seeks to encourage the government of Cameroon to demonstrate political will by engaging in a Swiss-led facilitation process, which could lead to future negotiations between the Cameroonian government and the opposition in the Northwest and Southwest regions of the country, as well as the diaspora. 

December 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) delivered the below remarks at the opening of the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. A final vote to send articles of impeachment to the House floor for a final vote is expected to be held by the committee tomorrow.

December 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), issued the following statement responding to a shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City this week:

“The creeping rise of anti-Semitic crimes and violence throughout this country must be identified, confronted and ultimately stopped. Yesterday’s targeted shooting at a kosher grocery store and the later discovery of an operational pipe bomb serve as grave reminders that we cannot afford silence and we cannot afford complacency when it comes to combating anti-Semitic hatred.

December 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement after Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian-American journalist and activist, was re-arrested and detained by Nigerian Department of State Security Services (DSSS). Soware was arrested and charged with treasonable felony in August for organizing a nationwide protest against President Muhammadu Buhari's government. He was held for months despite being granted bail and court orders for his release.

“I am alarmed by the re-arrest of Mr.

December 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass released a statement for KCAL news describing a path forward on impeachment.
December 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) reacted to the introduction of articles of impeachment. Watch the interview below.

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