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Ami In The News

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

When President Trump announced a hold on US funding for the WHO (World Health Organization), nearly every single public health expert objected for the straightforward reason that COVID-19 does not respect borders. So long as the virus exists anywhere in the world, it is a threat to the American homeland.

Apr 20, 2020 In The News

Everyone, from experts to average voters to even President Trump himself, has graded the federal response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The president's grade for himself is invariably optimistic and self-congratulatory: a 10 out of 10.

Mar 31, 2020 In The News

(KTXL) — Congressman Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, hosted a telephone town hall Tuesday night to provide an update on the federal response to COVID-19. 

The local lawmaker who represents California’s seventh district was joined by public health experts as they took the time to answer community questions about what’s being done to protect people both physically and financially. 

Mar 13, 2020 In The News
Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) discusses the Trump administration's response to the growing Coronavirus threat, and next steps the country needs to take.
Mar 6, 2020 In The News

Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). As chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, I co-chaired a hearing this week on the challenges faced by this landmark treaty.

Mar 4, 2020 In The News

On Feb. 26, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation held a hearing in which lawmakers questioned officials responsible for the U.S. response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

Feb 28, 2020 In The News
Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif. 7th District), a physician himself, discussed the concerns around the outbreak and the response by the White House with Cheddar on Friday.
Feb 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield told congressional leaders on Thursday that the individual being treated for the new coronavirus in Sacramento has prompted the agency to do

Feb 27, 2020 In The News

California Congressman and former Chief Medical Officer for Sacramento County, Ami Bera chairs a House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific and will lead a Congressional hearing into the Coronavirus this afternoon. He joins Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the threat of Coronavirus.

Feb 19, 2020 In The News

Last month marked three years since President Donald Trump reinstated and expanded the Global Gag Rule, jeopardizing life-saving global health programs and making it even harder for people in developing countries to access crucial reproductive health care – care that we know saves lives.