Washington, DC – At the Energy & Commerce Committee’s overnight markup of the GOP bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, tried to prevent Republicans from continuing their relentless attack on women’s reproductive health care. DeGette introduced an amendment with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) to strike a provision in th
Opening Statement of Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip And Senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee
Committee Markup of The American Health Care Act
VERBATIM, AS DELIVERED
Washington DC - Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, released this statement on the Republican health care bill as the House Ways & Means and Energy and Commerce Committees prepare to consider the legislation today.
Washington, DC – In response to President Donald J. Trump’s second Executive Order to keep people from Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a leading voice on American health care policy, issued the following statement today about reports that Republican House members had drafted a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act but were hiding it from Democrats:
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign or be removed immediately due to revelations about his meetings and perhaps other contact with the Russian ambassador to the United States, which appear to conflict with his oral and written testimony at his confirmation hearing.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement just after President Donald J. Trump's first joint address to Congress:
Hearing on “Ways to Improve and Strengthen the International Anti-Doping System” AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY
Mr. Chairman, another major doping scandal has again shaken the sporting world. This time it involves a wide-ranging Russian scheme to circumvent doping controls relied upon by the global sports community to ensure clean sport.
Washington, DC – Immigrants’ rights activist Jeanette Vizguerra should not have to face the threat of deportation, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said today. Vizguerra took shelter last night in a church in DeGette’s district.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement today on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn: