“I’m honored to join the House Judiciary Committee, and proud to serve on these subcommittees,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “These subcommittee assignments will allow me to defend our nation’s fundamental values and work on critical priorities for El Pasoans, the greater border region, and the American people.”
January 25, 2019 Press Release
“For 35 days, President Trump and Republicans in Congress have senselessly held the American people hostage by endangering our nation’s safety and inflicting pain on hundreds of thousands of hard-working federal employees and contractors who have struggled to feed their families and pay their bills. I’m grateful for their patriotism and commend the generosity shown by the El Paso community for helping and supporting them during this troubling and difficult period."
January 24, 2019 Press Release
(El Paso, TX) – For the first time, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, January 26 at 9 a.m. at the El Paso Community Foundation Room.
“We are 33 days into a senseless shutdown that is endangering our security and threatening our economy, because President Trump and the Republican Senate insist on holding the American people hostage to a wasteful and ineffective border wall,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “I’m working every day to end this shutdown and deliver effective investments for the community of El Paso. Now, the Senate must do their part and send this legislative package to the President’s desk.”
January 17, 2019 Press Release
“Today’s report publicly confirms what many of us in El Paso believed: the Trump administration misled the American people."
“I’m proud that Congress took a significant step forward to stop the Trump administration from diverting critical disaster relief funds meant for other projects towards an expensive and ineffective border wall."
January 16, 2019 Press Release
“I couldn’t be more honored to have been named to serve on the House Judiciary Committee by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “I stand ready to work under the leadership of Chairman Jerrold Nadler to defend our constitution and be a voice for El Paso, the border region, and the American people.”
January 15, 2019 Press Release
“Today’s court ruling is a rejection of the Trump administration’s attempts to target immigrant communities and subvert the Census Bureau for its political purposes."
January 15, 2019 Press Release
“I’m honored and grateful to have been named to the House Armed Services Committee,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “This is a critical appointment for the Fort Bliss Army Base and El Paso. I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues and under the leadership of Chairman Adam Smith.”
January 11, 2019 Press Release
“Tornillo is the embodiment of a dark chapter in America’s history. While the people of El Paso are relieved by the news, we know that this does not reverse the emotional and psychological harm the Trump administration has inflicted on these children, and that this does not put an end to the hateful anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies coming out of the White House."