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 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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos votes for compromise bill to prevent a government shutdown

Bustos fought to include year round Pell grants, drinking water infrastructure investments, a requirement for the Department of Defense to only purchase flags made in America and continued support for the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the FY ’17 Omnibus bill to fund the federal government through September 2017. Once […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Vote to Fund the Government for a Week

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to prevent a midnight government shutdown by passing a measure that will keep the federal government open for a week. “While I’m glad a government shutdown was prevented for at least the next week, governing from crisis to crisis isn’t how Washington should work. For the last […]

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