Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Alleged Interference in FBI Investigation

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after a report that President Trump interfered in the FBI’s investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn: “Tonight’s report that Donald Trump interfered in an FBI investigation is just the latest in a string of disturbing accusations of the President abusing his power. […]

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 […]

DURBIN, BUSTOS ANNOUNCE ILLINOIS DEFENSE PRIORITIES INCLUDED IN OMNIBUS APPROPRIATIONS BILL

CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 includes numerous defense priorities for the State of Illinois. “One reason I support this bill is because it includes a strong defense appropriation, which provides critical […]

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