Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump Giving Classified Information to the Russians

“Once again, rather than working to grow our economy and create jobs, Washington is in chaos because of President Trump’s poor judgment. In this latest instance, it appears the President put our national security at risk by sharing highly classified secrets about our efforts to stop ISIS terrorists with Vladimir Putin’s regime. This latest international […]

Bustos Deeply Concerned by Trump Administration’s Decision to Undermine Job-Creating Rural Development Programs

After running on a platform of bringing jobs back, Trump Administration continues breaking promises to small towns and rural communities Moline, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, expressed great concern regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to eliminate the Rural Development Undersecretary position. This week, it was […]

Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Firing of FBI Director James Comey

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement upon the firing of FBI Director James Comey: “President Trump’s decision to fire the FBI Director, while the President’s ties to Russia are under FBI investigation, undermines the public trust and should distress all Americans. To […]

Bipartisan Legislation Providing Greater Flexibility to Manage Water Infrastructure Introduced in U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced she has helped introduce bipartisan legislation to provide states and municipalities with greater flexibility to manage their wastewater and stormwater systems and improve their infrastructure long-term. The bill, the Water Infrastructure Flexibility Act, mirrors companion Senate legislation introduced by Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE). Joining Bustos in introducing […]