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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Mar 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Pre-K Caucus in Congress, led a bipartisan request to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Chairman Tom Cole and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro urging them to fund the Preschool Development Grant Program at $350 million. Rep. Castro led the effort along with his colleague Rep. John Katko (NY-24).
Mar 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, led a bipartisan request to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Chairwoman Kay Granger and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Ranking Member Peter J. Visclosky to include $9.2 million in the Defense Health Program Research and Development account for the National Trauma Research Action Plan. The letter was led by Reps. Joaquin Castro, Will Hurd; C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger; and Joseph P. Kennedy III.
Mar 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, this evening released the following statement:
Mar 15, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), the only Democratic member on both the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Mar 14, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Global Electoral Exchange Act (H.R. 5274) that would promote international exchanges on best election practices and cultivate more secure democratic institutions around the world.
Mar 13, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), the only democratic member on both the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Mar 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee, released the following statement this evening:
Mar 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee, joined 139 other Democratic lawmakers in calling on President Trump to follow the letter and spirit of the law by imposing sanctions against those behind Russia’s attacks on American democracy. In a letter led by Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot L. Engel, the lawmakers underscored that President Trump has failed to punish those responsible for meddling in the 2016 election from overseas and has done nothing to prevent future attacks, which his Administration acknowledges are already underway.
Mar 9, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Mar 8, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:

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Sep 25, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I was thrilled to congratulate San Antonio's champion Greater Helotes Little League team on winning the Softball Little League World Series and present them with a Congressional Record statement I made in their honor.

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Sep 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning I met with representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce in China to discuss U.S.-China economic cooperation.

Sep 21, 2016 Photo Gallery

At an AtlanticLIVE briefing this morning, Congressman Buddy Carter, Steven Clemons, and I had a great discussion highlighting the bipartisan support that exists throughout the country for early education. Expanding our kids’ access to high-quality pre-kindergarten programs is an American priority that I’m proud to promote as a founding co-chair of the Congressional Pre-K Caucus.

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Feb 24, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the implementation of President Trump's immigration orders and the dangers those directives pose to Americans' civil liberties.

Feb 24, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, discusses the need to investigate allegations that White House staff pressured the FBI to cover up a story in the press.

Feb 21, 2017 Video

After meeting with ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan, Congressman Castro joins Chris Hayes to share his concerns about the Trump Administration’s expanded deportation efforts.

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