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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Mar 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, this evening released the following statement:
Mar 15, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), the only Democratic member on both the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Mar 14, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Global Electoral Exchange Act (H.R. 5274) that would promote international exchanges on best election practices and cultivate more secure democratic institutions around the world.
Mar 13, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), the only democratic member on both the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
Mar 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee, released the following statement this evening:
Mar 12, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee, joined 139 other Democratic lawmakers in calling on President Trump to follow the letter and spirit of the law by imposing sanctions against those behind Russia’s attacks on American democracy. In a letter led by Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot L. Engel, the lawmakers underscored that President Trump has failed to punish those responsible for meddling in the 2016 election from overseas and has done nothing to prevent future attacks, which his Administration acknowledges are already underway.
Mar 9, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Mar 8, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
Mar 8, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) joined all Democratic Members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to confront the threat of Russian election interference and stop allowing Russian propaganda to go unanswered. In a letter to the Secretary, the lawmakers blasted the Department’s refusal to use $120 million provided to counter Russian propaganda and urged the Secretary to act against this threat to American democracy.
Mar 6, 2018
Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Ted Lieu (CA-33) urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explain why the State Department has not used any of the resources Congress allocated with bipartisan support in 2017 to counter foreign propaganda designed to influence elections and undermine democracies. In the letter, the Congressmen ask the Secretary why State has not enacted Congress’s bipartisan directive to address foreign disinformation campaigns.

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Photo Galleries

Nov 18, 2016 Photo Gallery

I had a productive roundtable discussion with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce about ways to strengthen our city’s workforce and grow San Antonio’s economy.

Nov 11, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was an honor to have lunch with some local San Antonio World War II veterans, hear their stories, and thank them for their service.

Nov 11, 2016 Photo Gallery

I'm thrilled that UTSA - The University of Texas at San Antonio and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan signed a memorandum of understanding for future work on an exciting, substantial telescope project.

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Videos

May 17, 2017 Video

Following reports that President Trump may have pressured former FBI Director Comey to end the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn, Congressman Castro called for the FBI to provide Congress former Director Comey's memos and for the White House to provide Congress any tapes that may exist of the President's conversations with the former Director.

May 16, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro joins Chris Hayes to discuss reports of memos written by former FBI Director Comey that allege potential obstruction of justice by President Trump.

May 11, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro speaks with Wolf Blitzer about President Trump's meeting with top Russian officials and reiterates his call for a special prosecutor and independent commission to investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

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