Representative Joaquin Castro's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 20, Democratic
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12/13/17 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Not to Restrict Gun Violence Research in Appropriations Package 12/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State - Trump's Anti-Muslim Retweets Endanger Americans 12/02/17 Castro Statement on Senate Passage of GOP Tax Bill 12/01/17 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader, and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Rep. Culberson Signs on to Bipartisan Letter on Dismal OMB Funding Request 11/30/17 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes 11/16/17 Castro Statement on House Passage of GOP Tax Bill 11/16/17 Rep. Takano and Members of Congressional Hispanic Caucus, House Veterans Committee Demand Support for Deported Veterans 11/15/17 Castro Statement on Passage of FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act 11/11/17 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, and the Hon. Patty Murray, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions - Take Up The Thompson-Krishnamoorthi Act 11/09/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Reverse Administration Decision to Expose Thousands to Dangerous Deportations 11/08/17 Letter to the Hon. R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor - Job Corps Capacity 11/03/17 Letter to the President - Foreign Policy Toward North Korea 11/03/17 Castro Statement on Rosa Maria's Release 11/02/17 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - O'Halleran, 89 Members of Congress Urge Zinke to Not Increase National Park Fees 11/01/17 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly, Chief of Staff, and the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, DHS Acting Secretary - Renewal of Temporary Protected Status for Central America, Haiti, and Syria 11/01/17 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Beyer Leads 46 House Democrats Highlighting Rising Healthcare Premiums for Small Businesses and the Entrepreneurial Economy As House Republicans Block Key Solution 10/31/17 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Assist with Cattle Fever Tick Eradication 10/30/17 Letter to Elaine Duke, Acting Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security - Border Security Report 10/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Release 10 Year Old Rosa Maria Hernandez from Federal Custody 10/30/17 Castro Statement on Manafort and Gates Indictments and Papadopoulos Plea 10/26/17 Letter to the Hon. Steven Mnuchin, the Hon. Alexander Acosta, and the Hon. Eric Hargan - Reverse Birth Control Access Rollback 10/26/17 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President - Enforce Russia Sanctions 10/25/17 Castro Statement on DHS' Planned Apprehension of Hospitalized 10-Year-Old Girl 10/25/17 Castro, McCaul Introduce Bipartisan International Development Legislation 10/25/17 Letter to the Hon. Phil Roe, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, the Hon. Tim Walz, Ranking Member - Request to Hold a Hearing on the Use of Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan 10/24/17 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, the Hon. Jack Reed, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, and the Hon. Adam Smith - Support for Medical Research Program 10/23/17 Castro, Wagner Welcome Singapore Prime Minister to the United States 10/18/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Crowley, Chabot Call for Strong, Ongoing Response to Refugee Crisis in Burma 10/16/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Serrano, Velázquez, Plaskett, González-Colón Send Letter Urging DeVos to Provide More Assistance for Student Loan Borrowers in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Affected by Hurricanes 10/13/17 Castro Statement on President Trump's Decision Not to Recertify the Iran Nuclear Agreement 10/12/17 Castro Statement on Passage of Disaster Relief Package 10/11/17 Letter to the Hon. John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member, the Hon. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Hon. Adam Smith, Ranking Member - Assist Deported Veterans 10/10/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine C. Duke, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Violations of Current Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection Policies 10/08/17 Castro Statement on the Trump White House's Anti-Immigrant Policy Priorities 10/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member - Request of $18.7 Billion for Next Wave of Harvey Relief 10/04/17 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Iran Nuclear Agreement 10/04/17 Letter to President Donald Trump - Iran Nuclear Agreement 10/03/17 Letter to President Donald Trump - Democratic National Security Task Force Urges President to Adopt Stronger and Smarter North Korea Policy 9/28/17 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives - Members of Congress to Reject Cuts to Safety Net Hospitals 9/27/17 Letter to President Trump - Deploy Additional Resources to Puerto Rico in Response to Hurricane Maria 9/27/17 House Passes Castro and Wagner's ASEAN Resolution 9/27/17 Letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - 228 Bipartisan Members of Congress Oppose Proposed Changes to 340B 9/21/17 Letter to the Hon. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Speed Up Allocation of Harvey Relief Funds 9/19/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Members Urge Action on Refugee Crisis, Call for a Halt of U.S. Military Training 9/15/17 Letter to Mr. Richard F. Smith, Equifax CEO - Demanding Answers from CEO on Data Cyber Breach 9/12/17 House Adopts Two Castro Amendments 9/11/17 Castro Statement on U.N. Security Council's Adoption of New Sanctions against North Korea 9/08/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State and the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - House Members Urge Swift Rescue of Americans Stranded by Hurricane Irma 9/08/17 Castro Statement on House Passage of Senate-Passed Harvey Aid 9/07/17 House Fails to Adopt Castro Homeland Security Appropriations Amendments

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