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June 15, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s outrageous policy of separating families at the U.S. border with Mexico:

April 10, 2018 Press Release
"The President’s fear of criminal exposure is no excuse for Mr. Trump’s rhetoric labeling the criminal investigation of his attorney as an ‘attack on our country.’ That sort of rhetoric from the Commander-in-Chief in front of our military leadership is yet another abuse of power."
March 28, 2018 Press Release
“The sunny vision of the Trump administration that Vice President Mike Pence told Minnesotans today is completely at odds with the stormy reality."
March 26, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today formally requested that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee open an investigation into hush money paid by an attorney for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, known professionally as Stormy Daniels, to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
March 22, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan fiscal year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which the U.S. House passed today, includes a provision that for the first time provides direct access for tribal governments to the Crime Victims Fund (CVF).
March 22, 2018 Press Release
“The Omnibus Appropriations Act is a significant victory for Minnesotans and Americans."
March 22, 2018 Press Release
"By investing in critical priorities like education, election integrity, housing, infrastructure, public safety, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and veterans’ health care, this legislation keeps Minnesota and our entire country safe, strong, and moving forward."
March 9, 2018 Press Release
"Making smart investments in our families, communities, and security will pay far bigger returns than making dumb cuts that result in pain, divestment, and lost opportunities. Together, we can make critical investments that help every Minnesotan and American contribute and succeed."
February 28, 2018 Press Release
"As Black History Month draws to a close, we honor the immense contributions of African Americans and we rededicate ourselves to fighting for equality and justice.”
February 27, 2018 Press Release
“Net neutrality is essential to a free and open internet. Repealing net neutrality pads the pockets of big corporations at the expense of consumers and small businesses. Congress has the power to overturn the FCC’s disastrous decision and we should do so now.”