Our first round of donations #TakeItBack2020

CAPA21 Chair Glen S. Fukushima announced last week that we reached our goal of $250,000 and we’re making our first round of donations:

  • $2,500 to Gina Ortiz Jones, Texas 23rd Congressional District
  • $2,500 to Rep. Andy Kim, New Jersey 3rd Congressional District
  • $2,500 to Rep. TJ Cox, California 21st Congressional District
  • $2,500 to Rep. Josh Harder, California 10th Congressional District

These donations are just our first set of donations. We’ll be announcing additional contributions in January. Continue reading “Our first round of donations #TakeItBack2020”

Peter Irons: ‘Trump’s racism is an impeachable offense. The precedent of Andrew Johnson proves it.’

Prof. Peter Irons, in a recent piece on NBCNews.com, argues that Trump’s proven pattern of racism should be the basis for Trump’s impeachment inquiry and draws parallels to the impeachment indictment of President Andrew Johnson as a template. Irons is professor of political science emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, and the author … Continue reading Peter Irons: ‘Trump’s racism is an impeachable offense. The precedent of Andrew Johnson proves it.’

Rep. Jackie Speier Reintroduces Bill to Restore Filipino Vets’ Benefits

Congresswoman Jackie Speier of California and 22 congressional colleagues today introduced H.R. 2823, the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2019. When the U.S. came under attack in World War II, 250,000 brave Filipinos volunteered to fight alongside U.S. forces. As American nationals, they were promised all the benefits afforded to U.S. troops. Yet in 1946 Congress inexplicably … Continue reading Rep. Jackie Speier Reintroduces Bill to Restore Filipino Vets’ Benefits