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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence, and Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, today welcomed approval by the Foreign Affairs Committee of their bipartisan measure, the Rescuing Animals with Rewards Act (H.R. 6197).
Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), a senior member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, introduced the Restoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act (H.R. 6260/S.3154) concurrently today in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Jun 28, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led a CHC leadership letter to Secretary Mattis calling for him to brief the CHC on the Department of Defense’s plans to use military facilities to house migrant families and children.
Jun 27, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:
Jun 26, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus today joined House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), and nineteen other Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members in demanding answers from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar on the status and well-being of children separated from their parents at the border and detained by federal agencies.
Jun 26, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:
Jun 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released a Diplomatic Cable episode on questions remaining after the historic United States-North Korea denuclearization meeting in Singapore, post G7 meeting fallout, the prospects for a looming trade war, and Russia’s nefarious behavior.
Jun 20, 2018

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:

Jun 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today made the following statement:
Jun 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:

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Photo Galleries

Sep 8, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to Japanese legislator Kokuba Konosuke for meeting with me about our nations’ strong partnership. As co-chair of the bipartisan U.S.-Japan Caucus in Congress, I always appreciate the opportunity to meet with my counterparts from Japan and discuss ways our countries can grow our economic engagement and ensure security and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sep 8, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to my fellow Pre-K Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Katherine Clark and panelists from Champions for America's Future, PBS KIDS, and Reach Out and Read for participating in today’s event on the importance of early learning both in and outside the classroom.

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Sep 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was a pleasure to meet with Mexican Ambassador Carlos M. Sada to discuss our nations’ friendship, strong economic partnership, and commitment to immigration reform.

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Videos

Jan 13, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the need to determine who exactly was involved in the Russia hack and respond strongly to prevent future attacks.

Dec 18, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro discussed the need to determine whether any Americans cooperated with the reported Russian interference in our nation's election.

Dec 12, 2016 Video

Congressman Castro, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, discusses reports of Russian interference in the U.S. election.

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