Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Meeting with Vladimir Putin

“President Trump should be holding Russia accountable for its attack on our nation, instead he stood at a podium and essentially gave Vladimir Putin a pass to do whatever he wants. There is unanimous consensus among our law enforcement leaders, intelligence community and foreign affairs experts that Russia carried out a coordinated strike on our […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces USDA Rural Development Funding for the Villages of Tampico and Joy

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Bustos announced more than $5 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development for both the Village of Tampico in Whiteside County and the Village of Joy in Mercer County. The USDA Rural Development loans and grant assistance program is designed to forge […]

With their Deadline Up, Congresswoman Bustos Takes out the Red Pen to Demand Secretaries Nielsen and Azar Come Clean about How Many Tax Dollars They’re Spending on Trump’s Child Separation Policy

Bustos-led letter signed by more than 100 House Democrats gave the Departments of Homeland Security and Health & Human Services until Tuesday to Inform Congress of the Cost to Taxpayers for their Inhumane Policy Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) took out her red pen and updated a letter she had previously sent […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Recent Trip to South Korea

Bustos was part of the first Congressional delegation to visit South Korea since President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos discussed her recent trip to the Republic of Korea, which is more commonly referred to as South Korea. Bustos was part of the first Congressional delegation to visit South Korea following […]