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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Homeland Security, the Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on Oversight and Reform announced an investigation to review the events and intelligence surrounding the white supremacist insurrection on the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement after her husband, Conan Harris, received a positive COVID-19 test yesterday evening. Harris accompanied Pressley to Washington, DC for her swearing-in ceremony last week and was with her in the Capitol complex throughout the January 6 attack. Harris has shown mild symptoms and remains in isolation, along with Pressley and staff in close contact per guidance from the attending physician.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) released the following statement after the House vote to impeach Donald Trump for incitement of insurrection.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) sent a letter to House Administration Committee Chair Zoe Lofgren and House Committee on Oversight and Reform Chair Carolyn Maloney calling on the Chairwomen to coordinate with relevant committees to initiate immediate and transparent investigations into the unprecedented insurrection by violent white supremacist domestic terrorists at the Capitol on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on the armed assault on the U.S. Capitol today:
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) yesterday joined Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) and 98 of their colleagues in introducing a House resolution censuring and condemning Donald Trump for attempting to inappropriately tamper with the results of the November 2020 presidential election in the State of Georgia.
When Ayanna Pressley was an unpaid intern, she worked three other jobs to get by.
“That was the situation for most offices at the time,” the Massachusetts Democrat says of those days without a paycheck, interning for a member of a big political family, Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II. “I certainly hold no ill will.”
The internship set her on a path that eventually came full circle. But now that she’s a congresswoman herself, she hopes no one will have to retrace her steps.