Washington – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05), Gregg Harper (R-MS-03), Diane Black (R-TN-06), and Peter Welch (D-VT-AL) introduced two pieces of bipartisan legislation to expand access to telehealth services under Medicare.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—Chairman of the Congressional Wine Caucus—met with members of the Mexican American Vintner Association (MAVA) visiting Washington to discuss how they are growing their businesses and strengthening our local economy. Among those who visited Thompson were representatives from Mi Sueño Winery and Ceja Vineyards.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—senior Member of the House Ways & Means Committee—wrote about his goals for tax reform in The Hill.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) signed a discharge petition to force a vote on HR 356, a bipartisan bill that would establish an outside, independent commission to investigate the President’s ties to Russia.
Washington - Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement on the President's decision to remove Director James Comey from his position at the FBI:
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Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted against the Republicans’ American Health Care Act (AHCA), which repeals key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill was previously introduced in March, when the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated it would cost 24 million Americans their health coverage.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted for a bipartisan omnibus bill to avert a disastrous government shutdown. The compromise includes robust funding to treat and prevent devastating illnesses, maintain our background check system for gun purchases, combat the opioid epidemic, and more.
Washington – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL-27) introduced the Support and Defend Our Military Personnel and Their Families Act. This bipartisan bill would make it easier for non-citizen servicemembers, veterans, and their families to become naturalized.
Washington – Today, Mike Thompson (CA-05), Chairman of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, joined Fmr. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, lawmakers, and activists to demand action from Congress. Despite horrific mass shootings like those in Tucson, Sandy Hook, and Orlando, Congress has failed to pass a single bill aimed at reducing gun violence.
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In April of 2017, Rep. Mike Thompson traveled to South Korea and Japan to meet with leaders to discuss the security of the region. During his trip, Thompson inspected the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between South Korea and North Korea, discussed defenses with General Vincent K. Brooks, met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, and attended numerous briefings related to national defense.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) issued the following statement on the new study from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) on the impact of the Republican healthcare repeal on California.