In late June, Rep. Bass, introduced H.R. 6236, the “Family Unity Rights and Protection Act”, which would require the federal government to reunite families that have been forcibly separated at the border. As a child welfare advocate, Rep.
"I am once again saddened to see Trump so ill-informed. Most of Africa is peaceful, and it is not at all accurate to characterize an entire continent through a conflict framework.
“During the discussion, our delegations focused on improving the relationship between our two countries and expanding business opportunities,” said Rep. Bass, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa.
“Slavery is a crime against humanity and we cannot sit idly by while people around the world are exploited,” Rep. Bass said. “In November, CNN broke a story about modern-day slavery in Libya. I am proud to lead this body today in responding to this human rights abuse. Today, we respond not just on behalf of ourselves, but on behalf of all Americans.
“Brett Kavanaugh is an absolutely disastrous nominee for the United States Supreme Court.
“The level of anxiety about just what this administration could do next has increased with every town hall I’ve hosted since last January.” Rep. Bass said. “It is so important to hear the priorities of those I’ve been sent to D.C. to serve and represent.
The questioning followed up on numerous hearings and testimony from top officials regarding the true origin of the report.
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee, introduced a bill yesterday, HR 6207, the Democratic Republic of Congo Democracy and Accountability Act of 2018, to promote free and fair elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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