US Indian Origin Citation: Four legislators of Indian origin – Pramila Jaipal, Ami Bera, Raja Krishnamurthy and Ro Khanna – have been appointed as members of three key US House committees. This shows the growing influence of the Indian community in US politics . According to a press report, lawmaker Pramila Jaipal (57) has been appointed as the ranking member of the powerful US House Judiciary Committee on immigration.
Pramila Jaipal expressed happiness
Following the appointment, Jayapal said, “As the first South Asian woman elected to the US House of Representatives, I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as a ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Immigration.” . Jaipal said that she was 16 years old when she came to the United States. Along with this, she called her life’s journey in America wonderful.
At the same time, US-Indian congressman Raja Krishnamurthy was appointed as the ranking member of the new China-related committee, which will discuss various aspects of China’s actions, which may threaten the US and the world.
monitoring of intelligence activity
Indian-American Congresswoman Dr. Amy Bera has been appointed to the powerful House Intelligence Committee. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCOI) is tasked with overseeing the nation’s intelligence activities, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the Security Agency National (NSA) as well as the intelligence programs of the military is the charge.
US House Minority Affairs Leader Hakeem Jefferies announced on Wednesday (February 1) the appointment of Krishnamurthy as a ranking member of the Select Committee on US-Political Competition. the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of the House of Representatives.
Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna
Indian-American MP Ro Khanna has also become a member of this new committee. It was formed by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in the 118th Congress (Parliament) with the goal of addressing economic, technological, and security-related competition with the Chinese Communist Party of America and research and policy development. Krishnamurthy (49) said: “I am grateful to Leader Jefferies for appointing me a ranking member of the House Select Committee on Political Competition Between the US and the Chinese Communist Party.”
“The Chinese Communist Party poses serious economic and security threats to democracy and prosperity in the United States and around the world, based on its threats against Taiwan’s democracy, weaponizing TikTok, and stealing hundreds of thousands US dollars in property,” he said. he said. shows clearly.”
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