Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D – Calif.) cosponsored legislation that would create a 12-member, bipartisan, independent commission empowered to interview witnesses, obtain documents, issue subpoenas, and receive public testimony to examine attempts by the Russian government and others to use electronic means to influence, interfere with, or sow distrust in this year’s U.S.
“I am honored and excited to continue my work in Congress on behalf of my constituents in the 37th district. We have some difficult days ahead of us. Republicans seek to roll back progressive policies that have made our families stronger, healthier and more financially secure.
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"As the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) wait to see whether President Joseph Kabila, in deference to the people of the DRC and his office, chooses to step down from the presidency on December 19, I join those in the United States, internationally and in the DRC calling on him to complete his term of office on the right side of history by stepping down.
"On the heels of what was a peaceful and successful process which resulted in the election of current President-Elect Barrow, President Jammeh, who conceded the election on December 2, 2016, now seeks to overturn the electoral process.
"Just this morning, the Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill to help thousands of California National Guard soldiers and vets facing clawback payment demands. I am glad the Senate chose the wellbeing of those that have sacrificed for this country and the futures of their families over the broken system that took advantage of these heroes."
"I was sorry to learn last night of the death of former Cal State University chancellor Charles Reed.
"I strongly support the thousands of Standing Rock Sioux tribe and Native American activists at the Standing Rock water protector camps who have vowed to remain steadfast in their protests to halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline and secure their only source of clean water, and sacred burial grounds.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) elected Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) to serve as Second Vice Chair of the CBC for the 115th Congress. When the next Congress convenes in January, Rep. Bass will rejoin the leadership of the largest CBC in history, as victories in the last election have grown the Caucus to 49 members.