‘Coloradans Want Answers’: Congressmen Jason Crow, Ed Perlmutter, Ken Buck Support Investigation In Afghanistan Withdrawal

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DENVER (CBS4)– Members of Colorado’s Congressional Delegation are among those calling for investigations into the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan. They want to know, among other things, why the administration was caught so off guard by the takeover and what intelligence they had and when they had it. “Americans want answers. Coloradans want answers. I want answers,” said Rep. Jason Crow, a for...

Perlmutter Statement on Terrorist Attack in Kabul

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Lakewood, Colo. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement on the terrorist attack outside the Kabul airport in Afghanistan, which took the lives of 13 U.S. service members, more than 60 civilians and injured dozens of other U.S. service members and civilians: “The loss of 13 U.S. service members in today’s terrorist attack at the Kabul airport is horrific and devastating, an...

Congressional delegation talks infrastructure, Afghanistan and economy

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The Colorado Chamber held its fifth biennial congressional event Aug. 17, bringing together Colorado’s U.S. House delegation on one stage to discuss critical issues facing the business community. U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Ed Perlmutter, Joe Neguse, Doug Lamborn, and Ken Buck participated in the bipartisan panel, moderated by political reporter Shaun Boyd of CBS4 Denver. This hybrid event was held in ...

Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Resolution Celebrating the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Team USA

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Washington, D.C. – Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Rep. John Curtis (R-UT), and Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) today introduced a resolution celebrating the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Team USA. On behalf of the caucus, the co-chairs lent their support to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games for proceeding in a safe and secure man...

Perlmutter Votes to Repeal Outdated AUMF Against Iraq, Restore Constitutional Separation of Powers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) voted to pass H.R. 256, which repeals the Authorization of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq Resolution of 2002. This legislation ensures that this redundant and obsolete authorization can no longer be used for unrelated military operations, while not precluding our nation from defending our military and diplomatic personnel in Iraq. "Ten...

Perlmutter Applauds Passage of NDAA

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021, which includes several provisions important for Colorado. “I’m proud the NDAA includes several of my provisions prioritizing the health and environmental safety of Coloradans, specifically firefighters and former nuclear weapons workers,” said Perlmutter. “This bill ...

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS IG to Investigate Whistleblower Allegations of Mass Hysterectomies Performed on Immigrants

| Posted in In the News

Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run Irwin County Detenti...

Perlmutter Holds Sixth Town Hall to Answer Constituent Questions on COVID-19

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Lakewood, Colo.- Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall with Jeff Kraft, OEDIT’s Director of Business Funding and Incentives; Cher Haavind, Deputy Executive Director and Jeff Fitzgerald, Unemployment Insurance Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and Dr. Bernadette Albanese, a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Epidemiologist at the...

Democrats press World Bank chief on meeting with Ukrainian president amid Trump pressure

| Posted in In the News

Six House Democrats on Wednesday asked World Bank President David Malpass to explain an August meeting with the Ukrainan president amid President Trump’s decision to withhold defense aid from Ukraine. The lawmakers voiced concerns that Malpass’s meeting with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Aug. 23 in Kyiv could be seen as a part of Trump’s pressure campaign that resulted in his impeachment...

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