Posts Tagged ‘khanna’

Khanna: ‘Republican Chaos’ Is Worse than Bowman, He ‘Owned up to’ Pulling Alarm

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) reacted to Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) pulling a fire alarm and Bowman’s office suggesting talking points calling some Republican members of the House “Nazi members” by stating that there’s “no Source

Khanna: EVs May Mean Fewer Auto Jobs, Protection for Battery Workers Is a ‘Main Sticking Point’ in Talks

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Last Call,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that ensuring that all the people who work on electric vehicles have union jobs “is one of the main sticking points in the contract negotiations” between the UAW Source

Khanna: ‘A Lot’ of EV Subsidies Going ‘Where Workers Are Not Represented’ and CEOs Are Making Tons

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Last Call,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that “a lot” of the electric vehicle subsidies are “ending up in places where workers are not represented” while CEOs make a ton of money and companies have Source

Khanna: We Spend Billions on Defense, But Are Running Out of Ammo, ‘Where Is This Money Going?’

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that it makes no sense that we spend billions of dollars on defense every year but we have managed to run out of the ammunition that we give to Ukraine after a year of war and that this shows that there is a […]

Khanna: Spending During COVID Is a Factor in Record Inflation, But We ‘Needed’ Spending ‘in Part to Get out of the Recession’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that massive spending during the coronavirus pandemic under Presidents Donald Trump and Joe Biden is a cause of the highest inflation in forty years, but Source

What’s next after the midterms? Ro Khanna & Robert Reich discuss

Is Donald Trump over? Should Joe Biden run in 2024? What should Democrats do in the lame-duck session before Republicans take over the House? Source

Khanna on Paying for Loan Cancellation: We’ve Had Deficit Reduction and Can Raise Taxes on Those Making over $400K

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Jose Díaz-Balart Reports,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) responded to a question on how President Joe Biden’s student loan cancellation plan will be paid for by stating that there has been deficit reduction and we can

Rep. Ro Khanna Calls for Free Public Colleges Over Fears Student Debt Forgiveness Will See Tuition Fees Hiked

Democratic lawmaker Ro Khanna has called for public colleges to be made free due to concerns that President Joe Biden’s student loan debt cancellation program will prompt schools to hike up the prices of tuition. Rep. Khanna (D-Calif.) made the comments on Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” on Aug. 30. While he voiced support for Biden’s […]

Khanna’s BBB advice to Biden: ‘Just get Sanders and Manchin in the room and hammer this out’

Today, Playbook co-author Ryan Lizza asks Khanna what went wrong trying to pass President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan and what he thinks progressives’ influence on Biden has been. Khanna also suggests how Democrats can improve their prospects going into the midterms. Transcribed excerpts from that conversation are below, edited for length and readability. […]

Why did Ro Khanna sign an AIPAC letter?

Rep. Betty McCollum’s historic new bill was just introduced and it already has 15 cosponsors. At our site, Josh Ruebner refers to it as “the most extensive legislative effort ever introduced in Congress to end US complicity in the human rights violations endemic to Israeli military occupation.” Those 15 cosponsors are all the names you’d […]

Dem Rep. Khanna: W.H. ‘Has Every Power to Disregard’ Parliamentarian on Minimum Wage Increase

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Last Word,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) stated that the White House “has every power to disregard” the Senate parliamentarian’s decision if the parliamentarian rules that a $15 minimum wage cannot be passed through budget reconciliation. Khanna said, “There is no provision in the Constitution that says that the Senate parliamentarian […]

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