WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to pass a bipartisan federal spending package that invests in San Diego priorities, including a $15 billion increase in defense spending and a $2 billion boost for basic scientific research through the National Institutes of Health.
San Diego– Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the opening of an art exhibit in ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station featuring the entries from the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide contest sponsored by the Congressional Institute and hosted by Members of Congress each spring.
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement regarding the revelation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing about his contacts with Russia:
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement demanding answers directly from President Trump on the unanswered questions surrounding National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s resignation from his position after reportedly discussing sanctions relief with Russia while he was still a civilian and then lying about it:
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement after the White House announced that President Trump is “evaluating the situation” regarding Michael Flynn reportedly discussing sanctions relief with the Russians after they were found to have interfered in the Presidential Election:
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement on the unanimous decision of the 9th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals to maintain a freeze on President Trump’s ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries:
“Today's ruling is a reminder that an independent judiciary is a cornerstone of our democracy, rooted in our Constitution, and uninfluenced by badgering and insults from even the President of the United States. No person is above the law.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) is leading 70 Democratic members of Congress to get answers on how President Trump’s White House drafted and evaluated the Executive Order that suspended refugee admissions and restricted the flow of immigrants from Muslim nations. The chaotic implementation of the order over the weekend led to the detention of hundreds of travelers at U.S. airports and five federal courts issuing stays on portions of the order. Rep.
Bill is part of Rep. Peters’ Fix Congress Now plan
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the 60 Day Rule Act, a bipartisan bill that would change the rules of the House of Representatives to break gridlock and make Congress more productive. The proposal would require any bill approved by a House committee to be voted on by the entire House of Representatives within 60 days of it passing committee. Currently, Congressional leadership has full discretion on which bills to advance to the House floor and which to block.