#Pramila Jayapal

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal was assigned to the House budget committee. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RepJayapal)

  • Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi was chosen to the coronavirus crisis committee
  • Congressman John Yarmuth has been chosen to chair the House Budget Committee
  • Krishnamoorthi is a US Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2017

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Pramila Jayapal is one of the most powerful US lawmakers for the 117th Congress. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RepJayapal)

  • 55-year-old Jayapal was elected on Wednesday
  • She said that the caucus will work to end racial justice, tackle poverty 
  • Indo-American Congressman Ro Khanna has also been elected as Deputy Whip