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June 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D- CA), hosted by Congressmen Filemon Vela (D-TX) and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX), will be joined by Democratic Women’s Working Group Chair Lois Frankel (D-FL) and 22 other Democratic Members of Congress on Saturday, June 23, at the U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen and Brownsville, Texas. The group, which includes many members of the DWWG, will speak to children and parents that have been ripped apart by President Donald Trump’s and Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ cruel new family separation policy.

 

June 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) and a bipartisan group of twenty-four Members of the House of Representatives wrote Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and USAID Administrator Mark Green to urge support Armenia’s renewed efforts to build democratic institutions and processes.

May 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), released the following statement today in light of the FBI’s warning that hundreds of thousands of home and small office routers and other networked devices have been compromised worldwide in a Russian malware attack. The malware is able to collect information, block network traffic, and exploit devices, all unbeknownst to the computer owner.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) released the following statement following President Trump’s announcement Tuesday that the United States will leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear agreement.

April 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues and one of two members of Congress with Armenian heritage, released the following statement in recognition of The Armenian Genocide Observance.

March 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to implement his unconstitutional transgender military ban.

February 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, was joined by Congressmen Mark Takano (CA-41) and James McGovern (MA-2) yesterday in writing a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis requesting information related to General John Kelly’s handling of complaints against personnel under his command.

February 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement today in response to the White House’s reckless release of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes’s memo despite serious objections and concerns raised by the FBI and Department of Justice.

February 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Minority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence responded to the release of HPSCI Chairman Nunes’ memo:

February 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee; and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-6), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations; today were joined by a bipartisan group of Members in a letter sent to Defense Secretary James Mattis requesting information on the Defense Department’s plans to review and mitigate recent disclosures of data by the firm Strava from “smart” devices used by military personnel overseas.