Reps. Gomez, Pocan Demand Facebook Root Out COVID Misinformation

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) wrote a letter today to Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman and CEO of Facebook, demanding information as to why anti-vaccination activists that shut down Dodger Stadium—one of the largest COVID-19 vaccination centers in the nation—were allowed to organize and spread misinformation about COVID-19 on Facebook and what new actions...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez to Introduce Resolution Expelling Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress

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LOS ANGELES – In light of numerous reports revealing her repeated endorsements of sedition, domestic terrorism, and political violence, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced today he will introduce a resolution to expel Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14) from the U.S. House of Representatives. “As if it weren’t enough to amplify conspiracy theories that the September 11 attacks were ...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Votes to Impeach Donald Trump for Incitement of Insurrection

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) voted to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting violence against the United States. Last Wednesday, domestic terrorists – inspired by the president – led an insurrection on the U.S. Capitol to overturn the presidential election and overthrow the government. In response, Congressman Gomez issued the following statement: “Today, in the w...

Reps. Gomez and Maloney Reintroduce Executive Branch Conflict of Interest Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, reintroduced the Executive Branch Conflict of Interest Act. This legislation – championed by the late Chairman Elijah E. Cummings – reduces the influence of industry lobbyists on senior government officials and addresses the revolving door between...

Congressman Gomez Calls for Trump's Removal for Subverting Democracy and Inciting Violence at the U.S. Capitol

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) called on President Donald Trump to be removed from office after inciting violence at the United States Capitol and for endangering our democratic institutions. Congressman Gomez also called on Congress to finish certifying the 2020 presidential election results immediately. Congressman Gomez released the following statement: “I don’t use t...

Reps. Gomez and Schiff Urge USPS to Investigate Reports of Mail Dumping in Glendale, CA

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Los Angeles – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Adam Schiff (CA-28) sent a letter to United States Postal Service Inspector Patricia Armstrong, the Inspector in Charge for the Los Angeles Division at U.S. Postal Inspection Service, urging a full investigation into two separate incidences of unopened USPS mail and packages being improperly discarded in a parking lot and alleyway in Gle...

Reps. Gomez and Schneider Lead Call for IRS to Investigate NRA Tax-Exempt Status

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Los Angeles, CA —Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez and Brad Schneider led members of the Ways & Means and Oversight & Reform Committees in formally calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to review the tax-exempt status of both the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the NRA Foundation. In light of the recent reports of the NRA’s self-dealing and abuse of its tax status by the New York Attorney Gene...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Leads CA Delegation Letter to Gov. Brown Urging him to Sign the DISCLOSE Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D - Los Angeles) and 20 other members of the California congressional delegation sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to sign Assembly Bill 249, also known as the DISCLOSE Act. “After the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, we have seen billions of dollars of dark money flood our elections as corporations and other weal...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Co-Sponsored the "Moments of Silence are not Enough" House Resolution After Tragic Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D – Los Angeles) co-sponsored H.Res. 370, Moments of Silence are Not Enough, a house resolution that would require that every moment of silence related to a tragedy involving gun violence is promptly followed by a committee hearing on the subject of the tragedy. He issued the following statement after signing: “Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas ...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Honors Life of Las Vegas Shooting Victim from Los Angeles on the House Floor

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Washington, DC – Late Tuesday night, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D – Los Angeles) offered the following remarks on the House floor to honor the life of Michelle Vo, an Eagle Rock resident that lost her life at Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada: “Mr. Speaker, I rise to celebrate the life of my constituent, Michelle Vo, who lost her life in Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. Michelle was de...

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