Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed a resolution introduced by Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) that recognizes the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and highlights member nations’ contributions to stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement after the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2375 to strengthen sanctions against North Korea:
Members of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) recently stopped by my office and we discussed the challenges and opportunities for Texas' hospitality industry.
It was great to meet with Japanese legislator Karen Makishima about the U.S.-Japan alliance. Our nations’ partnership is absolutely critical to the security and stability of the Asia-Pacific region.
Congressman Castro discussed his resolution calling on the Department of Justice to investigate whether President Trump and his Administration violated court orders related to the Muslim travel ban executive order.
Congressman Castro explains why the Congress must censure the President if he purposely disobeyed court orders regarding the Muslim ban.
Rep. Castro joined Chris Hayes and called for Congress to take action if President Trump intentionally disobeyed a court's order on the Muslim ban.