Rep. Joaquin Castro and Sen.-designate Alex Padilla want immigrants working on the front lines of COVID-19 to get the chance to become U.S. citizens.
"Donald Trump should never become a future generation’s confederate symbol," said the Texas Democrat, who will introduce legislation.
The recommendation from the Democratic steering and policy committee makes it near-certain that Meeks will become the panel's first Black chair.
Justice Democrats, the Sunrise Movement, the Center for International Policy and others are boosting Castro's run for House Foreign Affairs Committee chair.
The Texas representative seeks to assume control of a key committee overseeing national security. He shared his pitch exclusively with HuffPost.
Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro paid tribute to his "warm, loving" stepmom on Twitter.
“This is the kind of s**t that led to El Paso," Texas Rep. Joaquín Castro tweeted in response.
The resolution from Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Joaquin Castro condemns the Trump adviser whose white nationalist views have shaped immigration policy.
The Texas congressman called out the cable network for identifying him as Julián by pointing out, "I grew a beard. Do I need a face tattoo?"
Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire says he withheld the whistleblower complaint from Congress because it involved someone who is not in the intelligence community.