Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Press Releases

May 4, 2018

ProPublica and Frontline PBS report identified three members of Atomawaffen, a white supremacist organization, currently employed by the Army or Navy

Letter asks for the number of reports of extremist activity by service members over the past five years

May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison today unveiled a report highlighting how Hennepin County homeowners will be impacted by the new Republican tax law, the “Tax Cuts and Act.” The report found that tens of thousands of homeowners in Hennepin County who previously were allowed to deduct their full property taxes and interest on home equity loans will no longer be able to do so.

Apr 27, 2018

Ellison called a provision in the bill an “outrageous encroachment on local authority”

Apr 26, 2018

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today called for Office of Management and Budget Director (OMB) Mick Mulvaney to resign and for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate whether he violated federal laws after he claimed in an address to the American Bankers Association to have received bribes as a member of Congress:

Apr 25, 2018

Bill would invest $35 billion each year in water infrastructure and clean water programs

Apr 12, 2018

Mr. Pompeo’s long anti-Muslim record will render him ineffective as a statesman to Muslim leaders and populations

Apr 11, 2018

Last year, defrauded Minnesota students filed 1,044 unapproved borrower defense claims 

Secretary DeVos did not respond to initial inquiry sent in October 2017

Apr 11, 2018

In response to questioning and photographic evidence from Rep. Ellison, Mick Mulvaney admitted he had frosted the glass walls to his office and 13 other offices at the CFPB

Apr 11, 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) commended today's passage of House Resolution 128, which encourages respect for human rights and inclusive governance in Ethiopia.  Rep.

Apr 9, 2018

Mr. Best worked for drugmaker Pfizer before joining CVS Caremark

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting an explanation of the decision to hire CVS Caremark Vice President Daniel Best to lead the agency’s drug pricing reform effort.