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 […]

Bustos Leads Illinois Democratic House Delegation in Letter Calling on Gov. Rauner to Stop Playing Games and Fully Fund Domestic Violence Programs

Entire Illinois Democratic House Delegation Signs onto the Bustos Letter WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led the entire Illinois Democratic Delegation to demand that Gov. Bruce Rauner fully fund domestic violence programs across the state. Gov. Rauner’s refusal to compromise and pass a budget has left the State of Illinois without a budget […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on President Trump’s First Week in Office

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s first week in office: “For the past seven days, we’ve watched Donald Trump’s decision-making process being driven by his profound insecurity rather than what’s best for hard-working Americans. As a former investigative […]

Bustos Statement on Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Address

“Gov. Rauner’s first two years have been an epic failure that has pushed our state to an unprecedented crisis point. Under his downturn agenda, our state’s most vulnerable citizens are unable to count on services they should be able to take for granted, including domestic violence shelters, home health assistance or child-care assistance for low-income […]

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