Official Twitter account of Congressman Bobby L. Rush, proudly representing the 1st Congressional District of Illinois.
The best way to thank healthcare workers on the frontline in the fight against the coronavirus is by giving them the supplies they need. That's why I cosponsored the Medical Supply Chain Emergency Act to force the President to follow through with the #DefenseProductionActNOW .
If you are receiving Social Security or SSI benefits, your payments WILL CONTINUE to be paid on time during the coronavirus pandemic. Be aware of scammers who may try to get your personal information by claiming your payments are stopping. More here:
Please pray for my comrade and friend, Reverend Walter “Slim” Coleman. Your prayers are needed as he is in the hospital fighting for his life. Slim has been on the frontlines of the struggle for justice & equality for more than 60 years. Please pray for him—prayer counts.
I’m #AllInIllinois ! Are you? Stay Home. Stay Safe. Stay Strong. Together we will defeat this dreaded disease.
The @US_FDA has issued warnings regarding fraudulent coronavirus tests, vaccines, and treatments. Don't be fooled. There are currently no vaccines to prevent or drugs to treat COVID-19 approved by FDA. Pass it along. For more info, please visit: .
In 2012, I wore a hoodie on the House Floor to make a statement about the deadly consequences of racial profiling. On Wednesday, @Rep_Matt_Gaetz wore a gas mask in the chamber, making light of an epidemic that has killed 14 Americans. Guess which one of us was forcibly removed.
Double standards aside, the coronavirus is not a joke and the thousands of deaths worldwide are not to be taken lightly. The @CDCgov has laid out a number of preventative measures we can take to stop the spread of this deadly disease—no gas mask required:
In all seriousness, the POTUS, along with his accessories before, during, and after the fact, admitted to a crime and is now trying to cover it up. He is unfit for office & a threat to our democracy. #ImpeachTrumpNow