WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Mia Love (R-Utah) and Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) led the majority of women in both the Democratic and Republican House Caucuses in introducing legislation to provide a national standard of care to address pregnancy-related needs of incarcerated women during pregnancy, labor, delivery and post-partum periods.
In their letter, the Members wrote, “We believe the Committee needs to take several actions within our jurisdictional responsibility, including meeting with Department of Justice leadership concerning recent charges implicating President Trump in campaign finance violations, taking actions to help prevent presidential pardon authority from being used to interfere with ongoing
"Few will ever lead with the dignity and grace that Kofi Annan lead with, or accomplish more for the world than Kofi Annan accomplished.
Smith and Lee were joined by original cosponsors Reps Ed Royce (R-CA), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Karen Bass (D-CA).
The cosponsors of the bill released the following statement:
“The vast turnout I witnessed during this election demonstrates Zimbabweans desire for democratic governance. While Election Day was peaceful, I am concerned by the violence that occurred in Harare yesterday, leading to needless loss of life.
“The Trump administration today is taking measures to bring Los Angeles back to the days of smog alerts. As has been already well-documented, the effects of rolling back these environmental protections will be first felt by those living in communities just off of highways.
“Although I first met Mr. Dellums when I was elected to Congress in 2010, I had followed his work for decades before that. His fiery opposition to the war in Vietnam and his adamant stance against apartheid in South Africa are just two examples of why he was such a progressive giant in these chambers and one of the most important national leaders on those issues.
ETHIOPIAN PRIME MINISTER DR. ABIY AHMED ALI
VISIT TO LOS ANGELES
HON. KAREN BASS
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the primary sponsor of the bipartisan FORWARD Act, released the following statement:
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