By: Elijah E. Cummings, John Conyers
My colleagues and I have taken the extraordinary step of filing a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump for his violations of the U.S. Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause.
Last week, President Trump’s administration notified Congress of his intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Act, better known as NAFTA. As someone who fought against NAFTA’s passage and who has watched unfair competition with low-wage nations tear apart his district—count me among the unimpressed.
I’m as happy as anyone with the way the Republicans’ plan to wreck our healthcare system crashed and burned last week. And President Donald Trump is right: Republicans lost because Democrats beat them. We beat them because we were organized, we were unified and we were backed by unprecedented grassroots energy. Members of the U.S.
Two months into the Trump presidency, our nation stands on the verge of turning away from our historic role as a place of refuge and tolerance and, instead, heading down a path of xenophobia and paranoia.
John Conyers, Jr., is a U.S. representative for Michigan.
'Democrats must publicly push for accountability'
By John Conyers
Sept. 22, 2016 7:15 p.m. ET
The power of impeachment is a responsibility entrusted to the House of Representatives by the Constitution and to the House Judiciary Committee by our peers. I take this charge very seriously—and, for the most part, so do my colleagues in the majority.
I have spent my career fighting for the principles I believe in – Jobs, Justice, and Peace — while at the same time working across the aisle, whenever possible, to achieve positive results for the constituents I represent in my congressional district. This includes key legislation concerning public health and safety; civil and criminal justice; civil rights and civil liberties; and most import
Looking back five decades and into the present turmoil, it's easy to draw comparisons, but the galvanization of people for justice is just as much required now as it was in the 60s
by Rep. John Conyers, July 20, 2016
A new report reveals that our public schools are still largely segregated by race and class