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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Government Oversight & Accountability

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January 23, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requesting documents and information related to recent news that the Trump Administration has continued to separate hundreds of additional immigrant children from their parents.
January 21, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)--Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Congressman Gil Cisneros (CA-39), Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and 26 lawmakers in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper about the administration’s plan to divert billions of dollars in military funds to the construction of additional fencing and barriers along the U.S.- Mexico border.
January 16, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Jamie Raskin (MD-08), founders of the Congressional Freethought Caucus, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s guidance on prayer in public schools:
December 23, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent letters seeking documents following reports of a pattern of negligence and abuse leading to serious harm and the deaths of immigrants detained by the Trump Administration.
December 20, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, along with Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and Reps. Jackie Speier, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Lois Frankel sent letters to Attorney General William Barr and Richard Swearingen, the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, seeking documents and information regarding the favorable deal for sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein and the concealment of the deal from the victims of Mr. Epstein’s crimes.
December 17, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) delivered the following statement on behalf of the House Judiciary Committee, as prepared, before the House Rules Committee in support of H.Res. 755, Articles of Impeachment Against President Donald J. Trump:
December 2, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) and Peter King (NY-02) and 25 additional Members of Congress, including Senators Dick Durbin, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Van Hollen, in sending a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to uphold his promise to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the product market.
December 2, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) and 21 colleagues in writing to President Donald Trump to protest his use of the presidential pardon power to prevent three war criminals, including Edward Gallagher, from facing punishment under the military justice system.
November 21, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ), Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Bill Foster (D-IL), and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and more than 100 additional Members of Congress in demanding that the White House fire Senior Advisor to the President Stephen Miller.
November 1, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined 86 of his Congressional Progressive Caucus colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to bicameral leadership urging the inclusion of retroactive compensation for federal contractors affected by the 2018-2019 government shutdown in any year-end spending deal.