Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Aug 26, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Trump pardoned Joe Arpaio.
Aug 22, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Trump’s announcement that additional troops will be deployed to Afghanistan.
Aug 18, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after Medaria Arradondo was unanimously confirmed as Minneapolis Chief of Police.
Aug 6, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after a bomb was detonated at the Bloomington Islamic Center.
Aug 3, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after an explosion at Minnehaha Academy killed two people.
Aug 1, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison issued the following statement after reports surfaced that members of Berta Cáceres’ family have been repeatedly harassed and threatened. Berta Cáceres’ was a prominent human and environment rights activist who was murdered in March 2016.
Jul 31, 2017

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Fair Tax Treatment for Consumer-Plaintiffs Act (H.R. 3583) today. This bill would end the disincentive that deters many people from filing civil claims – such as complaints of consumer fraud – out of fear that they will end up paying more in taxes than they could gain from winning a judgment in their favor.

Jul 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump tweeted that he would direct the United States Armed Forces to ban transgender people from serving.

Jul 26, 2017

WASHINGTON–Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after introducing the Fair Tax Treatment for Manufactured Housing Community Cooperatives Act (H.R. 3399).

Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent the following letter to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, asking for clarification on the Sheriff Department’s coordination with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.