More than 100 House Democrats Sign Bustos-led Letter Demanding Details On How Many Tax Dollars are Being Spent on President Trump’s Family Separation Policy

Bustos Letter asks the Departments of Homeland Security and Health & Human Services how many hard-earned tax dollars were and are being used to tear children from their families Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and 107 of her Democratic colleagues sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Health and […]

Congresswoman Bustos Calls on President Trump to Stop Separating Children from their Parents at the Border

96% of constituent calls & emails on Trump’s family separation policy since Friday are against it– despite Trump winning IL-17 in 2016 Inhumane policy is causing “irreparable harm” to children Moline, IL- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s policy to separate children from their parents presenting themselves to […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on the North Korea Summit

“The ultimate goal of any negotiations with North Korea must be to permanently and verifiably put an end to their nuclear weapons program. The North Korean regime has a history of breaking nuclear non-proliferation agreements, so there is much more work to do to make sure we see concrete action. Just the same, I hope […]

Congresswoman Bustos Applauds the House Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

The bill includes amendments to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal through creation of a new center of excellence for advanced manufacturing and address STEM jobs gap WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. This bill authorizes $639.1 billion in discretionary base budget authority for […]