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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Feb 16, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Feb 15, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today welcomed the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) $110,250 research grant to the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) for ultra-low power computing for next generation implantable smart cardiac pacemakers.
Feb 14, 2018
Congressional Hispanic Caucus leadership today urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer to find a permanent, narrow, bipartisan legislative solution for Dreamers as quickly as possible.
Feb 13, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement after Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats’s comments that Russia will likely interfere in our 2018 midterm elections:
Feb 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement on President Trump’s 2019 budget request:
Feb 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Congressman Michael T. McCaul (TX-10), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act (H.R. 4989) which requires the Department of State to account for location-tracking consumer devices in the broader U.S. embassy and consulate security policies:
Feb 9, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement in response to the President’s decision to not release the Democratic memo:
Feb 9, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN and founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, released the following statement welcoming the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea:
Feb 8, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today released the following statement:
Feb 7, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments on Russia:

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Photo Galleries

Sep 12, 2016 Photo Gallery

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.

Sep 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

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.

Sep 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I joined my House colleagues for a moving and beautiful ceremony honoring the lives we lost 15 years ago on September 11.

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Videos

Feb 7, 2017 Video

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.

Feb 2, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro explains why the Congress must censure the President if he purposely disobeyed court orders regarding the Muslim ban.

Feb 1, 2017 Video

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.

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