After Attorney General Lies Under Oath, Bustos Calls for Resignation

WASHINGTON – Today, upon revelations that Attorney General Jeff Sessions committed perjury by saying he did not meet with Russian officials during the campaign, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement: “Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee, proving that he is unfit to lead the Justice Department as […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Donald Trump’s Joint Session Address

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, following President Trump’s joint session address to Congress, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement: “If there’s one thing I know about President Trump, it’s that it doesn’t matter what he says, it matters what he does. While I agree with many of the thoughts he had about investing in infrastructure, […]

Bustos to Host Emily Carlson, who has Benefited Greatly from the Affordable Care Act, for President Trump’s Address to Congress

Small business owner from rural Abingdon couldn’t afford treatment for Multiple Sclerosis if President Trump raises her health care costs and brings back denials based on pre-existing conditions WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has invited Emily Carlson – a native of Abingdon, Illinois – to join her for President Trump’s […]

Bustos Nominates 11 Illinois Students for United States Service Academies

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated 11 Illinois students for admission to United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2017. Each year, Congresswoman Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District for attendance at four service academies: […]