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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following video invitation:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following video statement following the House Intelligence Committee’s vote to release the Republican’s Trump-Russia report:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, led his colleagues from the Hispanic Caucus in a letter to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna requesting information about the creation of a new division that reportedly seeks to “police” its caseworkers. The lawmakers expressed their concerns amid the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies and disrespect for this community.
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, had the following question and answer session with USAID Administrator Ambassador Mark Green at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 foreign affairs budget proposal:
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, authored an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News today about four things Texas must do in order to secure our midterm elections this year.
Mar 20, 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 after receiving a personal briefing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Criminal Investigative Division:
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:

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Photo Galleries

Sep 17, 2016 Photo Gallery

I enjoyed celebrating Confucius Day and discussing the importance of learning about other cultures at the University of Texas at San Antonio's Confucius Institute. Thank you to Consul General Li Qiangmin for attending the event and to all the wonderful performers and speakers for sharing your talents with our community.

Sep 14, 2016 Photo Gallery

I enjoyed meeting with Vice Minister Kentaro Sonoura and discussing ways to enhance the U.S.-Japan partnership.

Sep 14, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I met with SAG-AFTRA and actress Scarlet Gruber about their labor issues with networks like Telemundo.

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Videos

Feb 21, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the need to investigate fully the extent of communication President Trump’s White House and campaign staff have had with Russian officials.

Feb 16, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro shares why the Congress must determine whether any Americans conspired with the Russians who interfered in our elections.

Feb 9, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the 9th Circuit Court's ruling on President Trump's travel ban executive order with Erin Burnett.

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