Congressman John Sarbanes

Representing the 3rd District of Maryland

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Rep. Sarbanes on POTUS Morning Briefing (Sirius XM)

Jun 21, 2017

Congressman Sarbanes discusses the lawsuit he joined along with nearly 200 Members of Congress to stop President Trump from continuing to accept foreign gifts and payments.

Sarbanes Fights Pharmaceutical Industry Abuses

Jun 8, 2017

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today expressed his support for an amendment sponsored by Rep. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) that would have allowed Americans to purchase less expensive prescription drugs from Canada. The amendment was voted down in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Sarbanes Slams GOP Effort to Undo Consumer Protections and Wall Street Regulations

Jun 8, 2017

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) excoriated a House Republican plan – the Wrong Choice Act (H.R. 10) – that would gut consumer protections and roll back safeguards put in place to prevent another financial crisis.

Sarbanes Condemns Attack on Peaceful Protesters by Turkish Bodyguards on American Soil

Jun 6, 2017

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today strongly criticized the unimaginable assault on peaceful protestors by Turkish President Erdogan’s security detail in Washington, D.C.

Sarbanes Defends the Pay and Benefits of Federal Employees

May 18, 2017

At a hearing today held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) defended the pay and benefits of federal employees from attack by the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress.

Sarbanes Defends Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

May 3, 2017

At a hearing today held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) called on the U.S. Department of Education to keep up its end of the bargain and forgive student loan debt for public servants under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Sarbanes Calls Out President Trump on His Broken Promise to Drain the Swamp

Apr 27, 2017

On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today, Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) highlighted President Donald Trump’s failure to deliver on his promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington.

Sarbanes Calls on Oversight Committee to Subpoena and Publicly Release Trump’s Tax Returns

Mar 23, 2017

During an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing today on government transparency, Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) called on Republican leaders to request and make public President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Sarbanes Questions Defense Experts on Ways to Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency at DOD

Mar 22, 2017

After President Donald Trump unveiled a budget proposal that would increase Defense Department spending by $54 billion, Congressman John Sarbanes called on our leaders – starting with the President and Secretary of Defense – to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Sarbanes Keynote at CAP Event on Trump Conflicts of Interest (Highlights)

Mar 1, 2017

Highlights from Congressman John Sarbanes' keynote address at a Center for American Progress event titled, “Risks and Remedies for Trump’s Conflicts of Interest.”

Sarbanes Keynote at CAP Event on Trump Conflicts of Interest

Feb 24, 2017

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today delivered a keynote address at a Center for American Progress event titled, “Risks and Remedies for Trump’s Conflicts of Interest.”

Sarbanes Asks Energy and Commerce Committee to Investigate Trump Administration

Jan 25, 2017

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) introduced an amendment to the Energy and Commerce Committee’s oversight plan to allow the committee to investigate any efforts by the Trump Administration to use the office of the Presidency to generate profits for the Trump Organization or any of its related businesses.

Sarbanes Slams Wall Street Giveaways and Mnuchin Nomination

Dec 1, 2016

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) spoke on the House floor in opposition to the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016 (H.R. 6392), a bill that further erodes Wall Street oversight, and also to oppose President-elect Donald J. Trump's nomination of former Goldman Sachs partner and hedge fund manager Steven Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary.

Talking Money in Politics with Rep. Ruben Gallego (Part 2)

Oct 4, 2016

Here’s “Part 2” of my discussion with Rep. Ruben Gallego. In cities and states around the country, we’re hearing incredible success stories of people putting clean-elections systems in place to reduce the influence of wealthy and well-connected donors and return to government by the people.

Talking Money in Politics with Rep. Ruben Gallego (Part 1)

Oct 4, 2016

For #HispanicHeritageMonth, I sat down with Rep. Ruben Gallego to talk about how we can diversify the pool of candidates who run for local, state and federal office. Oftentimes, qualified candidates who can ably represent their communities are locked out of elected office because they lack access to wealthy donors who can contribute to their campaigns. But in some cities and states – including Rep. Gallego’s state of Arizona – people are fighting to change that by establishing clean-elections systems. These kinds of systems allow candidates to run competitive campaigns, and win, with the support of small donors in their local communities.

Wolf of Wall Street Enhancement Act

Sep 8, 2016

Rather than dealing with the urgent problems we face in our country – like stopping the spread of Zika in the U.S., preventing another Flint Water Crisis from happening again and passing gun safety reform – House Republican leaders choose instead to advance “The Wolf of Wall Street Enhancement Act” at the behest of wealthy special interests.

Sarbanes Remarks at Energy Bill Conference Committee

Sep 8, 2016

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for a conference committee to resolve differences between the House and Senate versions of the Energy Policy Modernization Act.

National Preparedness Month

Sep 1, 2016

September is National Preparedness Month, and as we enter hurricane season, it’s crucial that Marylanders stay prepared for severe weather.

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