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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Feb 7, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced a resolution (H.Res. 102) calling on the U.S.

Feb 3, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Dave Reichert (WA-08) announced the launch of the U.S.-Japan Caucus for the 115th Congress. The U.S.-Japan Caucus is a bipartisan congressional organization with more than 100 members who are dedicated to strengthening U.S.-Japan relations.

Feb 2, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department eased sanctions on the Russian intelligence service FSB: 

Jan 31, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding Governor Greg Abbott’s State of the State address: 

Jan 29, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order limiting refugees’ entry into the United States: 
 

Jan 26, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement regarding the resignation of several top State Department officials:

Jan 26, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) announced the creation of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on ASEAN. The Caucus aims to strengthen ties between the United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and foster a dialogue on Capitol Hill around issues related to Southeast Asia. 

Jan 25, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding the immigration-related executive orders President Donald Trump signed today: 

Jan 17, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement regarding his decision not to attend this year’s inauguration ceremony: 

Jan 6, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the declassified Intelligence Community Assessment of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. election

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Jan 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

I had a great meeting with Bread for the World about child nutrition and strategies we can pursue to end hunger here in the United States and overseas.

Jan 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

Earlier today I attended an Armed Services Committee hearing that explored ways we can increase efficiency in the defense acquisition process.

Jan 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning in the Foreign Affairs Committee I voted in favor of legislation that will bolster our nation’s counterterrorism efforts. I also voted for a bill that aims to end certain dangerous tropical diseases.

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Videos

Jun 25, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro introduces the Pre-K for USA Act. The Pre-K for USA Act allows local education agencies and governments to apply directly to federal government for grants to develop and expand high-quality pre-K programs.

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May 28, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) spoke in support of H. Res. 599, urging the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the freedom of assembly, expression, religion, and all fundamental human rights of its citizens, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square demonstrations.

May 9, 2014 Video

During debate in the House Foreign Affairs Committee Congressman Joaquin Castro expresses concern about political unrest in Venezuela and encourages the United States to not stay silent and stand up for democracy and human rights.

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