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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Press Releases

January 18, 2018 Press Release
​(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, a bipartisan group of Members introduced the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 Reform Act (CAA Reform Act). Led by Committee on House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper (MS-3), the CAA Reform Act is cosponsored by Committee Ranking Member Robert Brady (PA-1), and the Members of the Committee on House Administration, Representatives Rodney Davis (IL-13), Barbara Comstock (VA-10), Mark Walker (NC-6), Adrian Smith (NE-3), Barry Loudermilk (GA-11), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Jamie Raskin (MD-8). In addition, the bill is cosponsored by Representatives Bradley Byrne (AL-1), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Susan Brooks (IN-5), and Ted Deutch (FL-22).
January 16, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement recognizing Religious Freedom Day on Tuesday, January 16, 2018:

January 3, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced a resolution aimed at focusing Congress’ attention on the epidemic of gun violence in America.

December 22, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) led 95 Members of Congress in urging Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to oppose any further cuts to federal employee pay and benefits to offset increased discretionary spending.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined 171 Members of Congress, led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), in sending a letter to the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, Rod J. Rosenstein, to express their support for the investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III.

December 18, 2017 Press Release
House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), today led a letter signed by every Democratic Member of the House Judiciary Committee to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, urging him to hold hearings on Trump’s threat to abuse his pardon power.
December 15, 2017 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14), the Ranking Member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, and several other Members of Congress in condemning the Federal Communications Commission’s vote on Thursday to kill the Open Internet Order, which guarantees Net Neutrality.
December 15, 2017 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – This evening, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Vice Ranking Member Jamie Raskin (D-MD), and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) informing them that DOJ did not consult the Inspector General (IG) before releasing to the media text messages between two Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.
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.”

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