REPS GOMEZ AND LIEU ALLEGE TRUMP VIOLATED CAMPAIGN LAWS BY ASKING FOR PUTIN’S HELP

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) sent a criminal referral to Attorney General Merrick Garland alleging that former President Donald Trump violated the Federal Election Campaign Act and Federal Election Commission regulations. Earlier this week, the former President appeared to directly solicit help for his re-election campaign from…

REP. JIMMY GOMEZ VOTES TO CENSURE REP. PAUL GOSAR

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WASHINGTON – Following the passage of a resolution to censure Congressman Paul Gosar in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement:    “Today I voted with conviction to formally censure Congressman Paul Gosar for his violent rhetoric, and to remove him from his committee assignments, including…

Congressman Gomez's Government Accountability Bill Passes House of Representatives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Jimmy Gomez’s (CA-34) bill, H.R. 2089, the IG Subpoena Authority Act. This legislation, which grants Inspectors General (IGs) testimonial subpoena authority, passed as a provision in H.R. 2662, the IG Independence and Empowerment Act – introduced by House Committee on…

Gomez Leads Members in Introducing Bipartisan 2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Committee on Oversight and Reform Vice Chair Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and Congressmen Don Young (AK-AL), and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) introduced the 2020 Census Deadline…

Gomez, Oversight Colleagues Introduce Comprehensive Inspectors General Legislation to Increase Transparency, Independence

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Committee on Oversight and Reform Vice Chair Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), National Security Subcommittee Chairman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), Committee Member Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45), and Rep. Ted Lieu…

Top Oversight Committee Members Introduce IG Subpoena Authority Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, as part of Sunshine Week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), the Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, along with Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, and Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman Gerald E. Connolly introduced the IG Subpoena Authority Act to grant testimonial subpoena authority to federal Inspectors…

Rep. Gomez, Senior Oversight Committee Members Probe Four Companies on Tax Deductions for Opioid Settlements

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Committee on Oversight and Reform Vice Chair Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), and Committee Member Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) sent letters to four companies seeking information about their plans to use a CARES Act tax provision—meant to help companies struggling during the coronavirus…

Congressman Gomez Votes to Pass Transformative Voting Rights Legislative Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Gomez joined his House Democrats colleagues in voting to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping anti-corruption package to clean up Washington, protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity to government, and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests. “As Republicans work to implement…

NBC News THINK: Marjorie Taylor Greene's loss of committee seats is a good first step. But she deserves expulsion.

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This is not something that I take lightly. But I believe that what Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., has done warrants her being expelled from Congress. If you look at her behavior and comments — in the context of what had been going on in the country before Nov. 3, then after the elections, and finally during and after the insurrection that occurred on Jan. 6 — removing her from the…

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Appointed Vice Chair of Committee on Oversight and Reform

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced his appointment to once again serve as Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, the main investigative body of the U.S. House of Representatives. “Serving as Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform during the 116th Congress has been an incredible honor, and I humbly accept the…

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