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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Nov 16, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after news of the death of Steve Mostyn, a Texas lawyer, philanthropist, and friend:
Nov 15, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after voting in favor of passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018:
Nov 3, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released Rosa Maria Hernandez, a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who is recovering from gallbladder surgery:
Oct 31, 2017
Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, calling for the immediate release of Rosa Maria Hernandez, a 10-year-old child with cerebral palsy who was detained last week by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents after receiving emergency gallbladder surgery.
Oct 30, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement:

Oct 27, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and 10 fellow members of Congress sent a bipartisan letter to Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Representative Phil Roe (TN-01), and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Representative Tim Walz (MN-01), requesting a hearing on the use of burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan and the potential health risks they pose to military personnel.
Oct 25, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding reports that U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials plan to apprehend a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who recently underwent gall bladder surgery at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas:
Oct 25, 2017
Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Michael McCaul (TX-10), both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced legislation aiming to make the United States’ international development efforts more impactful and cost-efficient. The Global Development Lab Act authorizes and augments the capabilities of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab, an entity that applies science, technology, innovation, and partnerships to accelerate development impact and solve the world’s most pressing development issues. The House of Representatives previously passed the Global Development Lab Act in the 114th Congress.
Oct 23, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN and members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement welcoming Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to the United States:
Oct 13, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement after President Trump announced he would not recertify Iran’s compliance with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):

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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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