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Bobby Rush's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
Date Title
Feb. 13, 2019 Removal of United States Armed Forces From Hostilities in Yemen That Have Not Been Authorized By Congress
Jan. 24, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, and Mr. Matthew Whitaker, Acting Attorney General - Menendez, Booker Demand Answers After Trump Admin Ends Civil Rights Guidance for School Discipline
Jan. 22, 2019 Letter to Barbara Stewart, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service - Illinois Representatives Question Corporation For National & Community Service's Reorganization Plan
Jan. 16, 2019 Rush Elected Chairman of House Energy Subcommittee
Jan. 16, 2019 A Timeline of Steve King's Racist Remarks and Divisive Actions
Jan. 16, 2019 Raising A Question of the Privileges of the House
Jan. 15, 2019 Rejecting White Nationalism and White Supremacy
Jan. 15, 2019 Rush Will Not Vote for Resolution Of Disapproval Continues Push for Censure of Rep. Steve King
Jan. 14, 2019 Rush Responds to Steve King's Rabid Racism with Censure Resolution
Jan. 11, 2019 Letter to Colleague - Rush Doctrine Incorporated Into Energy and Commerce Oversight Plan
Jan. 10, 2019 Rush Votes to Protect 1st District of Illinois Families and Farmers
Jan. 9, 2019 Rush and Walberg Introduce Energy Emergency Leadership Act
Jan. 9, 2019 Rush Introduces Insulin Access For All Bill
Jan. 8, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Demand Answers on Upcoming SNAP Benefit Lapse
Jan. 4, 2019 Rush, Butterfield, Clarke Applaud Confirmation of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 3, 2019 Rush Statement on House Vote to End Trump Shutdown
Jan. 3, 2019 Rush Highlights His Legislative Priorities on the Opening of the 116th Congress
Dec. 21, 2018 Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act of 2018
Dec. 20, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget - Crist Seeks Federal Funding to Tackle Harmful Algal Blooms
Dec. 20, 2018 Letter to Administrator McMahon - Illinois Congressional Delegation Supports Disaster Assistance For Taylorville Tornado Recovery
Dec. 20, 2018 Rush Statement on Passage of House Continuing Resolution
Dec. 19, 2018 Rush Calls for the Firing of Mark Zuckerberg
Dec. 17, 2018 Rush Statement on Facebook's Failure to Stop Targeted Manipulation of African-Americans in the 2016 Election
Dec. 17, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - DeGette Leads Democratic House Colleagues in Opposition to EPA Proposal to Weaken Methane Standards
Dec. 14, 2018 Letter to Prince Khaled bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States - Rep Lieu Leads 12 Member Letter on Saudi Use of U.S. Vets for Lobbying
Dec. 13, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Lawmakers Push President to Act on Climate Change
Dec. 12, 2018 Hearing of the Energy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Opening Statement of Rep. Bobby Rush, Hearing on "Public-Private Partnerships for Federal Energy Management"
Nov. 30, 2018 Letter to Congressional Colleagues - 130 Democratic Members Sign Letter of Support for Rep. Mark Takano to Become Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Nov. 29, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans in Congress Call for Full Reimbursement of Underpaid Gi Benefits
Nov. 28, 2018 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - 165 House Democrats Join Letter Supporting Luján for Assistant Democratic Leader
Nov. 20, 2018 Letter to Michael Surbaugh, Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, Ellie Morrison, National Commissioner, and Jim Turley, National Chair - Lawmaker Call for BSA to Detail Steps Taken to Protect Child Sexual Abuse Survivors and to Prevent Future Instances of Abuse
Nov. 16, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Thompson and McCaul Lead Bipartisan Letter to Support Grant Funding to Protect Religious Institutions After Tree of Life Attack
Nov. 15, 2018 Rush Statement Following Meeting With Target Officials
Nov. 15, 2018 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - Endorsement of Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House
Nov. 14, 2018 Letter to Democratic Colleagues - Desire to Serve as Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee
Nov. 6, 2018 Rush Statement on the 2018 Midterm Elections
Nov. 1, 2018 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Smith Leads House Democrats in Demanding Answers on Trump Border Deployment
Nov. 1, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Rick Perry, Secretary of the US Department of Energy - E&C Democrats Demand Information on The Trump DOE's Troubling Record on Energy Efficiency Standards
Oct. 30, 2018 Rush Statement on Trump's Claims Regarding the 14th Amendment
Oct. 29, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State - Rep Speier Calls on Administration to Reevaluate Saudi Relationship
Oct. 26, 2018 Chicagoland Dems Unveil Report on Impact of GOP Tax Law on Homeowners
Oct. 26, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State - Rep. Khanna Urges Secretary Pompeo to Uphold Democratic Values in Brazil
Oct. 24, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Holding Honduran Government Accountable for Human Rights
Oct. 24, 2018 Rush Statement on Attempted Domestic Terrorist Attacks
Oct. 23, 2018 Letter to Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence - Hanabusa Questions if U.S. Intelligence Knew of Khashoggi Plot
Oct. 22, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Daniel Coats, Director of the Office of National Intelligence - Connolly Joins More than 50 Members of Congress in Calling On the Trump Administration to Release Evidence of Prior U.S. Awareness of the Saudi Plot to Capture Khashoggi
Oct. 19, 2018 Rush Statement on U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Comments on the Consent Decree
Oct. 18, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Bonamici, Beyer Lead 96 Colleagues in Opposing Plans to Eliminate the EPA's Office of the Science Advisor
Oct. 18, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - House Members Call for Sanctions After Jamal Khashoggi Murder
Oct. 16, 2018 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Release More Information About Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
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