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Rep. Juan Vargas Introduces Act To Ensure Dreamers Can Get Home Loans

Rep. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, introduced a bill on Wednesday to ensure that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiaries are eligible for federal home loans, home loans backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, and Rural Housing home loans. The Homeownership for Dreamers Act, co-written with Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands,...
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Rep. Juan Vargas talks about Trump impeachment and Capitol Hill siege

IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - Congressman Juan Vargas, and the Democratic party are doubling down and demanding that President Donald Trump be removed from office. Following Wednesday's attack on Capitol Hill, Vargas, stood on the steps of San Diego's Justice hall Saturday, where he publicly announced his support to impeach Trump immediately.
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Rep. Juan Vargas calls for the removal of President Donald Trump

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Rep. Juan Vargas of the 51st Congressional District is calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office following Wednesday’s riot at the US Capitol. Vargas held a news conference at 10 a.m. Saturday to call for the removal. Watch the news conference below:. Calls...
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Trump Supporters Seen Protesting Around County Amid Electoral College Vote; Rep. Juan Vargas Describes Scene at US Capitol

President Donald Trump supporters were seen around San Diego County Wednesday as members of Congress meet to confirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Dozens of protesters gathered in the administration building midday waving American flags and holding signs saying, "Stop the steal" in opposition of the election results. NBC 7's Artie...
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Rep. Juan Vargas on U.S. Capitol riot: This was a concerted attack, incited by the president to bully Congress

I am here in the Capitol Hill Complex with my staff where we have been asked to “shelter in place.” My feelings are a mixture of disbelief and anger. When I was a young Jesuit working in remote villages in the developing world, our country — the United States — was the principal example of the hope and possibility of peaceful, democratic governance. I am dumbfounded that this could happen here. How could an angry mob brandishing weapons breach the U.S. Capitol and enter the House and Senate chambers? How could they stop the lawful and peaceful counting of the electoral votes for the next president of the United States.
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Rep. Juan Vargas on U.S. Capitol riot: This was an attack, incited by the president to bully Congress [The San Diego Union-Tribune]

I am here in the Capitol Hill Complex with my staff where we have been asked to “shelter in place.” My feelings are a mixture of disbelief and anger. When I was a young Jesuit working in remote villages in the developing world, our country — the United States — was the principal example of the hope and possibility of peaceful, democratic governance. I am dumbfounded that this could happen here. How could an angry mob brandishing weapons breach the U.S. Capitol and enter the House and Senate chambers? How could they stop the lawful and peaceful counting of the electoral votes for the next president of the United States.