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Loebsack Calls for Immediate Investigation into Russia’s Ties to the Trump Administration
February 15, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today calling for an independent investigation to look into Russia’s ties to the Trump Administration, his campaign and their influence on the election. “It has become clearer with each passing day of the Trump Administration that there must be a full, independent investigation of his administration and campaign’s connection to Russia. Leaders of the Republican Party must put their responsibility to country over party loyalty and immedia... More
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Loebsack Statement on the Resignation of Michael Flynn
February 14, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after Gen. Michael Flynn announced his resignation as National Security Advisor. “Reports of Mr. Flynn's interactions with Russian officials prior to President Trump's swearing in, along with his dishonesty about those conversations, certainly disqualify him from serving as National Security Advisor. It is also appropriate that he heeded the many calls for his resignation. This incident raises further questions regarding the nature... More
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Trump to White House Employees: “Do as I Say, Not as I Do”
February 14, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the Director of the Office of Government Ethics said Kellyanne Conway’s comments criticizing Nordstrom and promoting Ivanka Trumps’ clothing line was a “clear violation” of ethics rules. At the same time, if President Trump were to make the same remarks, he would not be subject to the same laws that cover employees. “As the Office of Government Ethics has made clear, not only are the obvious ethics violations of White House C... More
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Loebsack Reintroduces “Sgt. Brandon Ketchum Never Again Act” to Address Veteran Suicide Epidemic
February 6, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to ensure no veteran seeking in-patient psychiatric care at a Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center is ever denied such care again. Last year, Sgt. Brandon Ketchum, a veteran from Davenport, Iowa, was turned away from a VA facility after seeking psychiatric help. After being denied care, he tragically took his own life. Sgt. Ketchum’s tragic death reinforces the need for a change at t... More
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Loebsack Statement on Trump’s Executive Order Banning Refuges
January 29, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement regarding President Trump’s executive order that impacts those fleeing persecution, families that have already been granted refugee status, legal permanent residents, and visa holders. Loebsack’s office also stands ready to assist any Iowan who is having troubles because of this executive order. Iowans who are in need of assistance can call toll-free 1-866-914-IOWA (4692) to speak with someone about their situation. “This executive order... More
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Loebsack Statement on Attending the Inauguration and Women’s March
January 17, 2017
Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today regarding his attendance at the swearing-in ceremony and the Women’s March on Saturday, January 21st. “There is no question that our nation, and in fact the President-elect himself, would be best served if he started behaving in a manner more reflective of the leader of the free world. The President-elect’s divisive, disturbing and distasteful remarks should have no place in our society. That being said, I have an enormous amount o... More
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