Press Releases

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) announced Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr. will be his guest at President Trump’s State of the Union address on February 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C. As a legal permanent resident, Perez served two tours of duty in Afghanistan before being stripped of his green card and deported to Mexico for a non-violent drug conviction.

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January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and Co-Chair of the Congressional Future of Transportation Caucus, joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio, Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, and Ways & Means Comm

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), joined Congressional Progressive Caucus Members Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), to launch the People’s Housing platform—a groundbreaking, progressive housing framework that declares housing

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January 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration released its plan to address the Israeli - Palestinian conflict:

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January 17, 2020 Press Release
“We witnessed the inhumanity of Trump’s Remain in Mexico policy”

Brownsville, TX - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García and a delegation of Members of Congress traveled to Brownsville, Texas and Matamoros, Mexico to investigate the impacts of the Trump Administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as Remain in Mexico policy and the use of tent and court facilities to adjudicate asylum cases.

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January 10, 2020 Press Release
“Trump must help Puerto Ricans with the same urgency as he would if an earthquake hit Mar-A-Lago”

Washington, DC -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the situation in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the recent earthquakes:

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January 9, 2020 Press Release
“Congress must reassert its sole authority to declare war”

Washington, D.C - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass H.Con.Res. 83, directing President Trump to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces in hostilities against Iran:

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January 3, 2020 Press Release
“Americans don’t want another unending war”

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration conducted an airstrike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani at the Baghdad International Airport:

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December 19, 2019 Press Release
“This agreement fails to reverse the harm to North American workers caused by NAFTA”

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement today after voting against the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA, aka NAFTA 2.0):

December 18, 2019 Press Release
“The President is unfit to serve”

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:

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