Once again our country endured the horrific news of a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. I think all of our hearts and minds are with the parents filled with unimaginable sorrow who lost their children.
This is a short week in Congress, as the last one was, because the Democratic Conference holds its Annual Retreat for the remainder of the week, as the Republicans did the previous week.
Highlights of What Congress Did This Week
It was a very short week in Congress because of the State of the Union address on January 30th and the Republican Conference attending their retreat for the remainder of the week.
Highlights of What the President Did This Week
“When President Trump was sworn into office, he promised to unite and rebuild America and restore its promise for all of our citizens. Instead, one year later the state of our union is bitterly divided.
“I’m relieved that the senseless shutdown of the federal government has ended, but the underlying reasons that led to it have not gone away.
On the eve of a possible shutdown of the federal government, I want my constituents to know that my offices in Palo Alto and Washington, D.C. will remain open. I will send a separate newsletter about what you should know if, in fact, there is a shutdown.
In The News
August 10, 2006: Eshoo Welcomes Declaration of Salmon Fishery Failure
Rep. Eshoo has released the following statement in response to the decision today by U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor in ACLU v NSA:
Statement of Rep. Anna G. Eshoo
Regarding H.R. 4167, the National Uniformity for Food Act