Speech as prepared:
“Ralph was a lifelong fighter for social justice. A son of Chicago, he made it his life’s work to fight on behalf of marginalized people across the world.
“Nipsey loved his community and it showed. He was involved in many programs and projects to give back to South L.A., including Destination Crenshaw, which he worked on with Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson and others to honor our community with celebration and service.
“Yatta Kiazolu is a constituent who has never lived in or visited Liberia but was facing possible deportation there until today. Today’s extension of temporary protections for an estimated 4,000 Liberians living in the United States, many of whom who now know Los Angeles as their home, is relieving but insufficient.
It is shameful that in this day and age that students are deprived access to their dreams because of crippling student loan debt.
Rep. Bass joins Jim Sciutto on CNN:
Rep. Bass joins Craig Melvin on MSNBC:
“One of my key goals here in Congress is to put an end to Republicans’ attacks on people with pre-existing conditions and to help make quality health care more affordable for every American,” said Rep. Bass.
In The News
Rep. Bass Discusses CBC Meeting With Pres. Trump, Chairman Nunes Remarks on MSNBC:
Rep. Bass Discusses CBC Meeting With ABC 7 Eyewitness News Los Angeles:
Rep. Bass on Trump's wiretap claim: "It's time to call it what it is - lying."
Rep. Bass to Chris Matthews: Trump will have no credibility in an international crisis.
WASHINGTON - The women of the Congressional Black Caucus had Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s back Wednesday night. Before the Senate confirmed Sen.