Recovering America’s Wildlife Act is the most exciting public policy development in the #conservation space in decades. Thank you to my colleagues Debbie Dingell & Jamie Raskin for joining me in this important effort to protect ecosystems, enhance community and support recreation
Rep. Jamie Raskin: "If we can modify the boundaries of the federal district to placate the slave masters of the 19th century, we can modify the boundaries of the federal district in the 21st century to grant statehood and equal rights to the people of Washington DC." #DCStatehood
Rep. Jamie Raskin: "There's no other country in the world in which wearing a mask has become a political or ideological statement."
On the proxy voting system: 72 Democratic lawmakers filed letters (three filed duplicates) designated 42 lawmakers as proxy. Rep. Don Beyer of Va. has the most at seven Rep. Jamie Raskin of Md. is next with six Reps. Wasserman Schultz and Dan Kildee are next, both with four.
11:00:30am - The Speaker designated the Honorable Jamie Raskin to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin on MSNBC, talking about House Democrats now probing how larger corporations scooped up virus relief money intended for smaller firms, intending to reclaim some of it. @kojoshow
Dem. Rep. Jamie Raskin: "The president's aggressive and unprecedented resistance to congressional subpoenas...is blatantly and dangerously unconstitutional."
Rep. Jamie Raskin: "The president, who says the process is unfair, is the one who's stopping everybody from coming to testify, and is essentially trying to blockade the whole investigation."
Rep. Jamie Raskin says he believes Trump's Syria decision may have "shaken loose" some Republicans from blind support of Pres. Trump. If Republicans can denounce Trump "for ruthlessly denouncing the Kurds…they can denounce the President for ruthlessly betraying the Americans."
BREAKING: Rudy Giuliani says in CNN interview that he was the person who sent a mysterious package full of documents to Secretary of State Pompeo. The State Dept. Inspector General passed them on to Congress Wednesday, and Rep.Jamie Raskin described the contents as "propaganda."
Dem Rep. Jamie Raskin, who is pushing for an impeachment inquiry, says after the WH instructed Hicks and Donaldson not to turn over documents related to their time at WH: There's a "growing sentiment this is an intolerable situation."