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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Press Releases

October 31, 2017 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) ­– Today, Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) wrote to House Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to both express public support for Robert Mueller’s investigation and explain what steps he will take in the event that President Trump fires the Special Counsel.
October 19, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Brendan Boyle (PA-13) wrote to Vice President Mike Pence, urging him to instruct the Trump-Pence campaign to reimburse taxpayers for the full cost of his travel and expenses to Indianapolis, where he walked out of a National Football League (NFL) game in an orchestrated publicity stunt.
October 10, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) yesterday discussed immigration policy with Montgomery Blair High School students and met with Latino business owners in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.

September 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement regarding the tax reform framework released by the Trump Administration and Republicans today:

September 27, 2017 Press Release
HHS Secretary Wasted Taxpayer Dollars on Lavish Travel Expenses
Today, Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) called on Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to resign from his position after reports that he repeatedly used taxpayer dollars to charter expensive private jets for his travel.
September 6, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47)—along with a bipartisan coalition of 34 current and former Members of Congress—submitted an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court late Monday night in a pending case before the High Court that could stop the undemocratic partisan gerrymandering of political districts.

August 31, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement regarding reports that President Trump may end the DACA and TPS programs:  
 
“I urge President Trump and his administration to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protection Status (TPS) programs.    

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August 28, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), along with U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Congressmen John Sarbanes (MD-03), John K. Delaney (MD-06), Anthony G.

August 15, 2017 Press Release
The past is never dead. It’s not even past. — William Faulkner

The chilling events in Charlottesville over the weekend have reminded Americans of the murderous dangers of white supremacy and racial terror in our land.

August 3, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement regarding the deportation of the Claros Brothers, who had

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