Chairman Xavier Becerra On The President’s Address to The Nation

September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the President spoke to the nation about the steps the United States will take to combat the terrorist threat posed by the radical group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): “Tonight, […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Partisan Resolution Over Safe Return of SGT. Bowe Bergdahl

September 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House before voting against a partisan House Republican resolution that condemned the President for securing the safe return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. “Today, the President is meeting with Congressional leaders to discuss our strategy […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On 54TH Consecutive Month Of Private Sector Job Growth

September 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 142,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent. This marks the 54th consecutive month of private sector job growth in which a total of 10 […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra: Happy 79th Birthday, Social Security!

August 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, released the following statement on the 79th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act of 1935 into law: “Through eight decades and 13 recessions, Social […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On HHS Actions To Keep Consumers Covered

August 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) at the Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) announced additional actions to keep consumers covered in the federal Marketplace: “The hard-working employees at the Department of Health […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes To Strengthen And Improve Department of Veterans Affairs

July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting for bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve the Department of Veterans Affairs: “When our fellow Americans put on our country’s uniform in service to our nation, we owe it to them to repay that service. […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Reckless Republican Lawsuit

July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against a House resolution authorizing the unprecedented use of taxpayer dollars to sue the President of the United States: “Republicans in Congress are living in the Twilight Zone. Today, we got word that our economy […]

VIDEO: House Democrats Discuss House Republicans’ Resolution To Sue The President

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus were joined by Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Rules, to discuss House Republicans’ resolution to sue the President. Watch the video below:  

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Denying The Child Tax Credit To Millions Of Working Families

July 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against legislation (H.R. 4935) that leaves behind millions of hard-working families seeking the child tax credit: “Eliminating tax credits that help families join or remain in the middle class is, at best, misguided and, at […]

Chairman Becerra Applauds President Obama’s Action Prohibiting Workplace Discrimination

July 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after President Barack Obama issued an executive order barring federal employers and contractors from discriminating against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers: “This is the 21st century. It should go without saying: every American worker should be […]