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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Feb 2, 2019
WASHINGTON— Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following statement:
Feb 1, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today released the following statement:
Jan 30, 2019
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and a member of the Intelligence, and Education and Labor Committees, and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced legislation to help children and families who were affected by the family separation crisis that resulted from the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy.
Jan 30, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, today re-introduced legislation that would prevent Intelligence Community heads from lobbying for foreign governments.

Jan 29, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and a member of the House Committees on Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, and Education and Labor, today was elected as Vice Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee for the 116th Congress. The Vice Chairman position will be deputy to Chairman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16) and these positions are intended to harness emerging leaders in Congress. Chairman Castro wrote the following statement on his election:
Jan 29, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released a Diplomatic Cable episode on priorities ahead for the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the U.S. Congress featuring Chairman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16).
Jan 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following statement in response to the Congressional Budget Office’s Economic Impact Report on the Government Shutdown:
Jan 27, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, a member of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Education and Labor Committees, and a member of the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism, today released the following statement in observation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day:
Jan 25, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and a member of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Education and Labor Committees, today released the following statement following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment and arrest of former Trump campaign official Roger Stone:
Jan 25, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today put out the following statement on the President’s announcement to reopen the government:

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Photo Galleries

Oct 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

San Antonio shares close ties with Japan, and today at Japan Fest our community had the opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture and history. Thank you to the Japan-America Society of San Antonio, Consul General Tetsuro Amano, and Councilman Ron Nirenberg for a wonderful event.

Oct 13, 2016 Photo Gallery

I was glad to congratulate SAReads on holding a successful book drive this summer. The more opportunities our kids have to read, the stronger their educational foundations become, and the brighter their futures will be.

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Sep 27, 2016 Photo Gallery

I just participated in a Foreign Affairs Committee Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Subcommittee hearing on ways we can counter Libya-based terrorism.

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Videos

Mar 19, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro joined ABC's This Week to discuss the upcoming Intelligence Committee hearing and the potential consequences of the President’s baseless wiretapping claims.

Mar 17, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro joins Wolf Blitzer to discuss President Trump's unsubstantiated wiretapping allegations, the upcoming House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election, and an immigration-focused meeting with DHS Secretary John Kelly.

Mar 8, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro notes the urgency of the House Intelligence Committee's investigation amid new revelations of contacts between Trump staff and Russian officials.

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