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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that the Trump Administration did not follow the law in its attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and did not properly weigh the impact of their decision on individuals with DACA protections. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement about this decision:

March 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C . -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, which reauthorizes programs that have been misused to spy on Americans:

December 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C . - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors:

“Today’s vote to impeach the President is sobering. While I have deep disagreements with President Trump on immigration, health care, climate change and other policy areas, I did not come to Washington to impeach the President. I came to represent the voices of my constituents and I take my duty very seriously.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting last night in support of holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying bipartisan subpoenas issued by the Committee on Oversight and Reform:

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled that the proposed citizenship question for the 2020 U.S. Census cannot be added for now, in part because the Trump Administration’s explanation for adding the question is inadequate. 

May 29, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller:

“No one, including the President, is above the law. The fundamental integrity of our democracy is at stake.

“This morning, Special Counsel Mueller repeated in no uncertain terms: The President has obstructed justice; the Mueller Report did not clear the President of any crimes; and it is the job of Congress to hold the President accountable.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement regarding Attorney General William Barr’s press conference:

March 22, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, ILCongressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the Mueller Report: