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March 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Whistleblower Protection Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Kathleen M. Rice (NY-4) and Representatives Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-at-large), and Ro Khanna (CA-17) in urging Attorney General William Barr to establish a task force to monitor and investigate violations of the False Claims Act under federal programs supporting the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 23, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Rep. Andy Levin (MI-09) today in introducing a resolution urging the president to make quick and effective use of the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19 and meet the critical supply needs of the health care system to save American lives during the greatest public health crisis in a century. The Resolution is cosponsored by seven House Democrats and seven House Republicans.
March 21, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna Urs calling for the safe and immediate evacuation of U.S. citizens who are still stranded in Peru, despite President Trump’s statement at a March 19 press conference that he was working with the Department of Defense to get them out of Peru.
March 19, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)— Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined his colleagues on the Committee on Oversight and Reform in sending a letter seeking a copy of the Trump Administration’s plan for producing, distributing, and conducting coronavirus testing across the country.
March 17, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, and 64 House colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump calling on him to marshal Department of Defense (DOD) resources to defend the homeland against COVID-19.
March 16, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined a letter signed by 56 House colleagues urging President Trump to use his authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 for the production of vital medical supplies to meet the extreme demand during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
March 13, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after the Republican National Committee responded to the Committee’s request to halt all deceptive census communications in electronic and paper form:
March 13, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, National Security Subcommittee Chairman Stephen F. Lynch, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Harley Rouda, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump declaring the novel coronavirus outbreak a national emergency:
March 12, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Congressman David Price (NC-04), Congressman José E. Serrano, co-Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform and co-Chair of the Congressional Census Caucus, and Congressman Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today urging the Trump Administration to provide answers on the Census Bureau’s plans to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 Census.
March 12, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Susan DelBene (D-WA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today introduced the Resilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020.