Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Mar 21, 2017 In The News
The House Intelligence Committee's first open hearing on Russia exposed a partisan rift between the committee's Republicans and Democrats that threatens to only grow bigger as they dig deeper into the possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian operatives.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
During today’s House Intel Committee hearing, Democratic Congressman Denny Heck said that the evidence they’ve all heard today leads him to conclude that Russia “had help from the inside”:…that this was in part an inside job from U.S. persons, willing American accomplices or terribly naive ones, or probably both, who helped the Russians attack our country and our democracy.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
Just before 3:20 on Monday afternoon, Devin Nunes, the Republican head of the House Intelligence Committee, asked James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who was testifying before the committee on his agency’s investigation into Russian interference in last year’s Presidential election, a last set of questions. Earlier in the hearing, Nunes, seemingly taking his lead from a series of early–morning tweets by President Trump, had focused his questions on the leaks of classified information that have plagued the Administration since January. Now, though, Nunes got to the crux of the matter: Comey’s public confirmation that the F.B.I. was investigating possible coordination between people associated with the Trump campaign and Russia.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News

Testifying before Congress on Monday, the FBI director pushed back on Pres. Trump’s allegations, and confirmed an investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russians.

Mar 20, 2017 In The News
FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau has since July been examining the Russian campaign to meddle in the 2016 American election, and that the federal probe includes an investigation of any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin effort.
Mar 20, 2017 In The News
A Washington congressman says the House Intelligence Committee may subpoena associates of President Donald Trump over ties to Russia.
Feb 24, 2017 In The News
The United States must continue to have a sustained presence and an active engagement in the Asia-Pacific, whether in trade, defence or in wielding its "soft power". A perception that it is reducing this presence will make countries question its ability to continue to lead and have a rules-based world order. That is the key message that visiting members of a bipartisan US congressional group, dedicated to promoting US-Singapore relations, will take home to the new Trump administration.
Feb 22, 2017 In The News
Three members of a bipartisan United States congressional delegation called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday evening at the Istana, where the two sides affirmed the longstanding and multifaceted relationship between the two countries. The lawmakers belong to the Congressional Singapore Caucus, established in the US House of Representatives in 2002.
Feb 17, 2017 In The News
Should Congress mount a full investigation into Russian influence on the presidential election and communication that took place between President Donald Trump’s administration and Russian officials? That’s the question The Seattle Times Opinion Page on Thursday asked our congressional delegation.
Feb 17, 2017 In The News
Congress must fully investigate Russia’s meddling in our government. This is needed to restore faith in the independence and security of the White House and the United States.