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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

“I am discouraged that talks between the organizers of the Sudanese protests and the ruling Military Transitional Council (MTC) have been suspended.  The MTC has failed to meet the demands of Sudanese citizens who have vowed to continue to protest until the country returns to civilian rule.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

“On April 8, 2019, the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice announced the selection of the Hudson Institute to host the Independent Review Committee required under the First Step Act.  After the announcement, the Department briefed Congressional staff on implementation of the First Step Act, and our concerns about this decision remain. 

April 18, 2019 Press Release

“First, William Barr put out a 19-paged audition memo calling Robert Mueller’s investigation ‘overly aggressive’ and ‘fatally misconceived’.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

“The Secretary of State’s announcement today was an unfortunate step backwards and will isolate the United States in the Western Hemisphere and put our nation at odds with some of our most important allies. The groups that stand to lose the most from today’s announcement are the Cuban people and American businesses, not the Cuban government.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

"I was encouraged by the minimal violence last night as the protestors stayed out beyond the curfew.  I encourage all parties to refrain from violence as citizens exercise their right to peacefully protest and demand a transition to civilian rule.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

“The news of President Omar al-Bashir’s resignation after months of protests demonstrates that governments must be responsive to their citizens' demands for inclusive governance, respect of human rights and the basic right of their citizens to peacefully express their civil liberties. I support the Sudanese people’s consistent and peaceful demands for a citizen-led transition to democracy.


In The News

March 24, 2017 In The News
March 22, 2017 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:

March 16, 2017 In The News

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. 

March 10, 2017 In The News

February 28, 2017 In The News
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February 14, 2017 In The News

February 9, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON - The women of the Congressional Black Caucus had Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s back Wednesday night. Before the Senate confirmed Sen.

February 6, 2017 In The News