Democratic Congressmember Ilhan Omar of Minnesota questioned Abrams about his record on Wednesday during his testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
If we have broader concerns about power, accountability and the health of the republic, then we can ill-afford yet another Congress that fails in one of its most vital oversight responsibilities.
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution gives Congress the power to create the nation’s money supply. Congress needs to exercise that power.
"You should put the interests of your future generations first – not just because it is the right thing to do, but because many of us have the right to vote in just a couple of years."
"The people power on this issue continues to intensify as Americans feel the pain of a healthcare system that is focused more on profit than it is on providing healthcare."
Despite the fact that President Donald Trump has no problem accepting money from the Saudi government, many constituents have no desire to continue funding a needless war against the people of Yemen.
"The truth is, this shutdown is about the erosion of American democracy and the subversion of our most basic governmental norms."
Democratic members of Congress held a hearing Tuesday on the effects of the shutdown on health, education and employment in Native communities.