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  • McGovern Moves to Force House Vote to Launch Independent Trump-Russia Commission
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    “For too long, Republican leaders in Congress have stood in the way of the full, independent investigation the American people deserve,” Congressman McGovern said. “We must have an independent, outside commission to investigate the Trump-Russia connection and the possibility of collusion to influence the presidential election without the meddling of the Trump Administration. Read More »

  • McGovern, Bipartisan Delegation Meet Dalai Lama in Push to Strengthen Human Rights in Tibet
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    DHARAMSALA, INDIA – U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) joined House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and their bipartisan Congressional delegation in meetings this week in India and Nepal with government and religious leaders, including His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama. Congressman McGovern is a senior House Democrat, Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, and a leading voice in America calling for new policies to strengthen human rights in Tibet. In addition to meeting with the Da... Read More »

  • McGovern Joins Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to India, Nepal, Germany and Belgium
    Posted in Press Releases on May 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) is joining House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on a bipartisan Congressional delegation visit to India, Nepal, Germany and Belgium focusing on national security, the global economy, bilateral and multilateral relations, and human rights. Congressman McGovern is Co-Chair of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and has been a leading voice in Congress for strengthening human rights around the world. “America must continue to be a strong leader on ... Read More »

  • McGovern: Trumpcare a Disaster for Millions of Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Pathetic. That’s the word to describe this process and this bill. If the American people could sue Congress for malpractice – my Republican friends would be in deep trouble. How could you do this? How could you do this to the people you represent? Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on GOP Passage of Trumpcare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) released the following video statement to constituents in Massachusetts in response to today’s vote by House Republicans to pass the American Health Care Act, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act, take health insurance away from millions of Americans, and cause health costs to increase for families across the country. Click here to view and download Congressman McGovern’s video statement. “Today House Republicans turned their backs on millions of Americans b... Read More »

  • McGovern: America Must Stand Up for Human Rights in Tibet
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    “We need to rethink U.S. policy toward Tibet. For years, China has faced no consequences for its failure to respect the fundamental rights of the Tibetan people." Read More »

  • McGovern, Central MA Small Biz Owner Join Congressional Roundtable for Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    “Small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy and I'm proud to support them across our district in Massachusetts." Read More »

  • Bipartisan Group of 46 Lawmakers Call on Speaker Ryan to Hold Debate on War Authorization for ISIS and Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today a bipartisan group of 46 lawmakers – led by Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA), Tom Cole (R-OK), Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Walter Jones (R-NC) – called on Speaker Ryan to begin a serious debate on the authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State and express that President Trump must seek approval from Congress before taking any further military action against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. Click here to view the letter online. The lar... Read More »

  • McGovern, Welch, Barletta, King Rally Bipartisan Support for Full Funding of Heating Assistance Program that Trump Budget Would Eliminate
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON—Today Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-VT), and Rep. Peter King (NY-02) announced they have rallied a bipartisan coalition to fight for full funding of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). In a letter to the House Appropriations Committee penned by the lawmakers, 164 Members expressed the critical importance of this safety net program to struggling families. President Trump’s budget proposal would eliminate federal funding for ... Read More »

  • McGovern Statement on Trump’s Airstrike on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    "Charging into another endless war is not the answer. To finally end the suffering of the Syrian people, Congress must do its job and vote and debate on a bipartisan strategy. We must also ensure that any U.S. military action is not only approved by Congress, but has the backing of our international allies, partners, and the American people. Read More »

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