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May 10, 2017 In The News
“There’s a pattern here,” Congressman Denny Heck told KIRO Radio’s Jason and Burns Show. And that pattern is stemming from President Donald Trump. Heck sees the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey as a troubling extension of this pattern.
Apr 27, 2017 In The News
Hundreds of students, parents, school staff and local dignitaries crowded into the auditorium at Evergreen Elementary School April 20 for the official grand opening ceremony for Clover Park School District’s newest and final of six completed elementary school construction projects at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Apr 26, 2017 In The News
The House Russia investigation is not just back on track, it's chugging on -- with an agreed-upon plan to call high-profile witnesses from the campaign of President Donald Trump, new access to intelligence documents and plans to work longer hours in Washington.
Apr 12, 2017 In The News
U.S. Rep. Denny Heck held his first town hall of the year Tuesday to field questions from constituents about President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, the conflict in Syria, the domestic health care crisis and more.
Apr 8, 2017 In The News
Congressman Denny Heck is returning home to his South Sound district to conduct public meetings on two big topics: the federal budget and Russia’s connection to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Apr 7, 2017 In The News
Five hours and 16 minutes into last month’s 5-hour, 35-minute hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Denny Heck, a Democrat in his third term representing the people of the 10th congressional district in Washington state, finally cut through the clutter, the distractions and the fake controversies and got to the core of the matter:
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
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
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.
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.