Bustos Statement on Trump Tariff Announcement

MOLINE – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Appropriations and Agriculture Committees, released the following statement after President Trump threatened to impose a blanket tariff on all Mexican imports: “Last night’s Twitter announcement of new tariffs on Mexican goods is just the latest example of this administration’s reckless, shoot from the hip […]

Bustos Statement on Special Counsel’s Remarks

MOLINE – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after Special Counsel Mueller’s remarks today: “Special Counsel Robert Mueller made abundantly clear that Russia – a foreign adversary – interfered in our election, and that should concern every American regardless of political party. The House passed legislation to secure our democracy, and I hope […]

Bustos Statement After House Republicans Block Disaster Aid

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after House Republicans objected to a disaster relief bill that the bipartisan Senate had just overwhelmingly agreed to: “This is truly the worst of partisan obstruction by House Republicans. Families hit by natural disasters – including flooding across the Midwest – will be denied the […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Strengthen Illinoisans Ability to Save for Retirement

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) voted in favor of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. This legislation will help hardworking Illinoisans save for retirement by providing assistance to small businesses, home health workers and beyond. In addition, it corrects the damaging consequences the GOP Tax Scam has had on […]