Press Releases

April 13, 2018 Press Release
Cite President’s responsibility to seek authorization from Congress as prescribed in the U.S. Constitution and the War Powers Resolution of 1973
Zoe Lofgren led 88 bipartisan Members of Congress in a letter urging President Trump to consult and receive authorization from Congress prior to ordering the use of U.S. military force in Syria, citing the President’s responsibility to do so prescribed in the Constitution and the War Powers Resolution of 1973.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
Department of Justice IG Report finds FBI did not seek available unlocking tools from third party vendors, suggests FBI was more interested in advancing court case against Apple than accessing device.
Zoe Lofgren released a bipartisan letter to Federal Bureau of Investigations Director Christopher Wray calling into question the Bureau’s handling of Syed Rizwan Farook’s locked iPhone in the wake of the 2015 San Bernardino attack.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren issued a statement today after the Department of Justice has reportedly planned to end the Executive Office of Immigration Review’s Legal Orientation Program.
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March 30, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, issued a statement regarding a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) decision to hold pregnant immigrant women in detention facilities.
March 7, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, issued a statement with House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Department of Justice Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ lawsuit against California’s sanctuary laws.
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March 6, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren joined a letter to the House Appropriations Committee to express support for the Election Assistance Commission and to request that the EAC receive $14 million so it can continue to assist states in their urgent efforts to secure voting systems in advance of the 2018 midterm elections.
January 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement tonight after the Republican Congress failed to fund the federal government:

January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Twelve members of the United States Senate and 33 members of the United States House filed a Congressional amicus brief in the appeal of the case City of Chicago v. Sessions, which is the lawsuit that the City of Chicago brought in August seeking a preliminary injunction to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the U.S.

January 8, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today released a joint statement with Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), after the Trump Administration announced its decision to strip Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Salvadorans:

November 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – At a Democratic Caucus meeting this morning, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) announced to her colleagues her intention to seek the top Democratic position on the House Judiciary Committee should an official vacancy occur pursuant to House Democratic Caucus Rules. Below is a statement from Lofgren:

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