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Four months ago, we tried President Trump for abusing the power of his office in ways that undermined our country’s national security, the integrity of U.S. elections and the constitutional structure of our republic.
Controlling the spread of the coronavirus and rebuilding our economy will take a monumental effort by all levels of government. As Congress debates the next stimulus relief package, we come together to demand that legislation be driven not by ideology or party lines, but by the needs of our communities.
Five House Democrats on Monday asked a federal watchdog to investigate what they said was mismanagement of the national health-care stockpile, alleging a “negligence and failure of leadership ... has put our health care workers and our constituents in grave danger.”
A few hours after the U.S. Senate voted to acquit President Trump, bringing a swift end to the third impeachment trial in American history, a pair of armed police officers escorted Congressman Jason Crow of Colorado for the last time back to his Capitol Hill apartment.
It’s still dark in Washington, D.C., when Representative Jason Crow gets up, pulls on his sneakers, and slips out the front door of the apartment he shares with Congressman Joe Neguse. Crow is used to getting up at dawn. As a kid, he woke early to stalk deer in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. In the Army, he didn’t have a choice. Now, as a freshman congressman, he gets up every morning by 6 a.m.
Monday, the United States reflected on the service and sacrifice of our veterans. As a combat veteran myself, I was grateful to spend the day honoring my fellow veterans. There is a deep bond between many veterans forged on the battlefield and in service to the country.
“No American should go bankrupt paying for the prescription drugs they need to survive.”
In the last ten years, Big Pharma has spent over $3.7 billion lobbying Congress. To put that in perspective, that is a whopping $1 billion more than any other industry. In Washington, pharmaceutical lobbyists outnumber members of the House of Representatives 3 to 1.
Jason Crow knows firsthand the bond that develops between U.S. soldiers and allies.
"These are people that we get very close to, that we’re living with, and fighting alongside, sometimes for many years," says the Democrat, who prior to becoming the representative for Colorado's 6th Congressional District served in the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In 2005, when now-Congressman Jason Crow left Afghanistan after serving two tours as an Army Ranger, he couldn’t imagine a scenario that would take him back there.