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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Civil Rights & Justice

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December 1, 2017 Press Release
"Today’s guilty plea confirms that collusion with Russia reached the highest levels of the White House. The extent of criminal activity and corruption in the Trump-Pence campaign, transition, and administration is becoming increasingly clear."
November 30, 2017 Press Release
“When the President of the United States embraces and emboldens hate groups, at home or abroad, Congress must formally examine his fitness for office and his ability to continue to lead this great nation. President Trump must be held to account for his actions and his words.”
October 30, 2017 Press Release
“The criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s top campaign aides confirm that illegal activity and unethical behavior proliferated in the President’s inner circle. Our worst fears about President Trump and his associates’ poor judgment and bad intentions have once again been confirmed."
October 2, 2017 Press Release
"I am ready to act. I am ready to vote to impose the toughest laws possible to protect the American people from this preventable madness. But this Republican Congress will instead do nothing and wait for the next tragedy to happen."
September 5, 2017 Press Release
“President Trump’s elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is a cruel betrayal of 800,000 young DREAMers who love this country and call America home. Deporting college students, first responders, and service members who came to America as children is bigoted, callous, and does nothing to make America stronger.
August 25, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today formally requested federal authorities to pursue criminal charges against the owners and responsible individuals at Plating, Inc., which abandoned toxic and dangerous chemicals in a residential neighborhood in St. Paul, necessitating a $1.6 million federal cleanup.

August 23, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today co-sponsored a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for excusing the violent conduct of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va. earlier this month.

August 16, 2017 Press Release
In comments on her Facebook page, Congresswoman Betty McCollum strongly condemnded President Donald Trump's defense of the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and white nationalists who protested in Charlottesville, Va. on August 11 and 12.
July 13, 2017 Press Release
“We should be strengthening our democracy by making it easier for our citizens to register and cast ballots. Today’s vote shows that President Trump and Republicans want to take us in the other direction."
July 13, 2017 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee today adopted an amendment offered by Representatives Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Tom Cole (R-Okla.) that protects tribal nations across the country from a drastic cut to their criminal and civil justice funds.

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