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Feb 27, 2018

Top Dems Request Info from Pentagon on Reports that Manafort Promised Army Secretary Job To Banker Who Loaned Him Millions

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis requesting information about “extremely troubling” press reports suggesting that a banker named Stephen Calk may have made loans of up to $16 million to President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, in exchange for alleged promises to name him Secretary of the Army.

Feb 27, 2018

Top Dems Request Info from Pentagon on Reports that Manafort Promised Army Secretary Job To Banker Who Loaned Him Millions

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis requesting information about “extremely troubling” press reports suggesting that a banker named Stephen Calk may have made loans of up to $16 million to President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, in exchange for alleged promises to name him Secretary of the Army.

Feb 25, 2018

US Representative Focuses On Gun Laws, Party Values

Representative Stephen Lynch said the young voices behind the latest push for gun control reform might be the deciding factor of whether or not it moves forward. United States Congressman for the eighth district of Massachusetts joined Jon Keller for Keller @ Large on Sunday.

Feb 21, 2018

Oversight Dems Call on Gowdy to Subpoena CBP For Documents on Sexual Assault Allegations

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, sent a letter requesting that Chairman Trey Gowdy issue a subpoena to compel U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to produce documents it has been withholding for months regarding extremely disturbing allegations of sexual harassment and assault by CBP employees.

Feb 16, 2018

Massachusetts lawmakers, residents weigh in on Russia indictments

Members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation said Russians being indicted for interfering with the 2016 election shows that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should be able to continue his investigation.

Jan 19, 2018

Massachusetts Democrats accuse GOP of failed leadership as government shutdown looms

Members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation pushed back Friday against Republicans' claims that Democrats would be responsible for the possible government shutdown, accusing the GOP of failed leadership and "playing politics" with important issues, like children's health insurance funding.

Jan 15, 2018

Aircraft registration system said to pose security risks

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing the prospect of two outside reviews and a push from Congress for greater transparency after a report found that decades of lax oversight had left the United States vulnerable to drug dealers and even terrorists who seek to anonymously register planes here.

Jan 15, 2018

Aircraft registration system said to pose security risks

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing the prospect of two outside reviews and a push from Congress for greater transparency after a report found that decades of lax oversight had left the United States vulnerable to drug dealers and even terrorists who seek to anonymously register planes here.

Jan 12, 2018

House Democrats request Trey Gowdy subpoena White House, HHS for refugee report

Reps. Elijah Cummings and Stephen Lynch said in a letter to Mr. Gowdy that President Trump’s reported statements about certain countries during a closed-door meeting made them question if the administration doctored information.

Jan 10, 2018

Massachusetts congressional delegation urges Gov. Charlie Baker to reject Trump administration's offshore drilling plan

All 11 members of the state's delegation penned a letter to Baker urging him to join other states' governors in officially rejecting the Interior Department's newly unveiled five-year drilling plan, which seeks to open federal waters off the California coast and areas from Florida to Maine for oil and gas exploration purposes.

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