Washington – Today, Rep.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) introduced a House Resolution disapproving of the President’s irresponsible and negligent handling of classified information. This resolution comes in the wake of reports that the President shared critical intelligence information with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—Senior Member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee—released the following statement on the updated review by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) of the Republicans’ repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
Washington – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA-07) rejected proposed cuts to the Land and Water Conservation Fund that were included as part of the President’s budget. The Representatives released the following statement:
Washington – As the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations begins work on its bills for Fiscal Year 2018, Rep.
Cuts Would Devastate Hardworking Families, Hurt the Middle Class
Washington – Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) strongly condemned the President’s proposals to cut basic services for our families and communities. The President’s plan builds on cuts he first proposed in his “Skinny Budget,” and it breaks his pledge to avoid cutting Medicaid and Social Security.
Introduce Bills to Expand Access to Telehealth, Launch Congressional Telehealth Caucus
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.