Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Open the Government, Marking Eighth Vote to End the Shutdown and Fund Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass legislation to provide assistance to victims of natural disasters by authorizing $12.14 billion in emergency spending to rebuild roads and bridges, provide urgent healthcare needs and bring local economies back to life. In another attempt to end the shutdown, this bill also provides a stop-gap funding […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Sets the Record Straight about Democrats’ position on Border Security and the Migrant Caravan

Democrats continue fighting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform that Begins by Securing the Border  “Washington Republicans have been in charge of the entire federal government for two years now, so it is ridiculous to see them blaming Democrats for what’s happening right now in Central America. Rather than passing comprehensive immigration reform when they held all […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on new allegations against Judge Kavanaugh

“There are now at least three credible accusations of sexual assault against Judge Kavanaugh and these women must be taken seriously. Before getting a promotion to a lifetime appointment on the highest court in the land, Washington Republicans must allow a complete and customary FBI background investigation into these new claims. Seating a Supreme Court […]

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 […]