Throughout the year, Rep. Bass was able to engage and inform thousands of constituents through town halls and community meetings addressing some of the nation’s most critical issues including executive oversight, immigration, workforce development, health care, and foster care. The End of Year Report Back gave Rep.
“This museum, which has been years in the making, is opening this weekend because of the selfless and heroic work of people like Congressmen John Lewis and Bennie Thompson.
“This has been the worst attack in recent history on a group of peacekeepers anywhere in the world.
“We met with the Ambassador out of the profound concern that in this day and age, people are being sold as property,” said Rep. Bass, Second Vice Chair of the CBC. “The international community must operate on the assumption that we don’t need further proof, what we need is to stop it.
“This is terrific progress and a big win for the community,” said Rep. Bass. “I look forward to seeing this long-awaited project come to fruition.”
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“This attack on the environment must also be combatted as yet another instance of dog-whistle politics, this time a targeted and calculated attack against Native Americans in Utah,” said Rep. Bass.
“Congress cannot sit idly by as news of the Libya slave trade spreads,” said Rep. Bass, top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Africa. “Slavery is a crime against humanity. This resolution calls for a comprehensive response, both domestically and internationally, to this report, which is what we’ll need going forward to take an effective stand against this tragedy.
This week, the impeachment inquiry has reached the House Judiciary Committee, which is one of the two committees that Rep. Karen Bass sits on in Congress. The historic stakes of the situation are not lost on her or her colleagues in the House.
Know that she will approach the proceedings with the deliberation they deserve, pursue the truth, and defend our democracy.
"The death of four American soldiers in Niger and the recent exposure of a Libyan slave trade has brought significant international attention to the continent,” said Rep. Bass, who is the top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Africa.