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Watch Democratic Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren join Ali Velshi to share her thoughts on President Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on Mexico and Attorney General Bill Barr speaking out on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
In an effort to combat the blaring horns of trains that have been waking San Jose residents from slumber, Mayor Sam Liccardo, along with four of his council colleagues, have signed on to explore legal options against Union Pacific Railroad and consider designating the land along the rail line as public open space.
Two prominent lawmakers from the tech hub of California, Anna G. Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren, have thrown their weight behind the working spouses of H-1B visa holders, introducing a legislation, prohibiting the Trump Administration from taking their right to work in the US.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and House Judiciary Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) demanded a DHS investigation:
President Donald Trump’s travel costs for political events are being questioned by a top House Democrat.
House Administration Committee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) demanded that the White House and Trump campaign provide information about whether Trump’s travel is being legally financed under federal law.
WASHINGTON — She got the nod from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to quarterback Democrats’ symbolic first major legislation as the majority. She’s also the congresswoman you see about turning up the heat in the winter.
WASHINGTON — The House passed the Democrats’ showcase anti-corruption and voting rights legislation on Friday, an expansive measure that aims to dismantle barriers to the ballot box, end big money in politics and impose stricter ethics rules on federal officials.
WASHINGTON – The House on Friday approved a far-reaching elections and ethics bill – one that would change the way congressional elections are funded, impose new voter-access mandates on states, require “dark money” groups to publicize their donors and force disclosure of presidential candidates’ tax returns.
For Lofgren, the Nixon example looms large. “The American people at some kind of gut level understand the constitutional system,” she told me. “When a President lied about having an affair with a young woman, that was gross behavior, and the lie was arguably unlawful, but it had nothing to do with government.
The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas granted to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations among the three countries.