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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 5, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) awarded nearly $5 million to the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) located in San Antonio, TX:
Mar 27, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, led a letter to the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urging him to investigate Cambridge Analytica for data privacy violations and election laws in Texas.
Mar 27, 2018
Congressional Pre-K Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20); Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark (MA-05); and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) announced that Congressman Kevin Yoder (KS-03) will replace former Congressman Richard Hanna (NY-22) as the new Co-Chair of the Caucus. This bipartisan group of lawmakers seek to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of early childhood education and promote policy recommendations and legislation in Congress to expand high-quality pre-k access throughout the United States.
Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will join Rice University’s Baker Institute’s Mexico Center and Latin America Initiative for a discussion on the United States’ role in Latin America this Monday, March 26, 2018 from 1:00pm-1:45pmCT.
Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following video invitation:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following video statement following the House Intelligence Committee’s vote to release the Republican’s Trump-Russia report:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, led his colleagues from the Hispanic Caucus in a letter to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna requesting information about the creation of a new division that reportedly seeks to “police” its caseworkers. The lawmakers expressed their concerns amid the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies and disrespect for this community.
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, had the following question and answer session with USAID Administrator Ambassador Mark Green at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 foreign affairs budget proposal:
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, authored an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News today about four things Texas must do in order to secure our midterm elections this year.
Mar 20, 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 after receiving a personal briefing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Criminal Investigative Division:

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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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