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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Press Releases

December 15, 2017 Press Release
Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD), sent a letter to the U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Public Affairs Director Sarah Flores to demand clarity after she made inconsistent statements regarding the release of text messages between two FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page to the press.
December 7, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) announced the winners of his 2017 Congressional App Challenge today: a team of Montgomery Blair High School students, William Wang and Kevin Higgs, who won for their submission, “Keyster.”

December 6, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representative Jamie Raskin’s 25th Amendment bill is picking up momentum in Congress. As of today, 50 cosponsors have signed on to the ‘Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act’ (H.R.

December 4, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) offered the following remarks (as prepared for delivery) today regarding his opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to roll back regulations on glider vehicles:

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November 30, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Jamie Raskin joined Rep. Don Beyer and 20 fellow House Democrats in seeking answers from Senior White House Advisor Stephen Miller about his knowledge of Russian meetings and contacts during the 2016 presidential campaign.

November 28, 2017 Press Release
Bill Aims to Increase Ridership and Allow Metro to Avoid Cutting Service or Raising Fares

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), introduced the WMATA Flexible Funding and Safety Improve Act.

November 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) offered the following remarks (as prepared for delivery) today regarding the acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP):

November 16, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced bipartisan, comprehensive legislation to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Congress. Rep. Jamie Raskin is an original cosponsor of the bill, along with Reps. Ryan Costello (R-PA), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).
November 14, 2017 Press Release
Bill would protect journalists from disclosing confidential sources
Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Jim Jordan (OH-04) introduced the Free Flow of Information Act of 2017 (H.R.4382), a bipartisan federal shield law that would protect the public’s right to know by safeguarding a free and independent press. The legislation would establish a federal statutory privilege that would protect journalists from being compelled to reveal confidential sources and ensure that they can do their jobs without fear of imprisonment or intimidation.
November 9, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, 2017:

“This Veteran’s Day weekend, our immense gratitude and appreciation go out to millions of veterans who fought and served honorably to keep the peace in America.”

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