U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan underwent surgery successfully on Monday morning at George Washington University Hospital to alleviate pressure on his spine. Dr. Anthony Caputy, who led the surgical team, described the three-hour operation as completely normal and according to expectation.
With less than six hours before funding for the Department of Homeland Security runs out the House of Representatives has voted down a three-week funding extension. The vote was 203 to 224.
Along with all 192 members of the Democratic Caucus, I am cosponsoring legislation, H.R. 861, that would continue funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the rest of fiscal year 2015.
Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan issued the following letter to constituents today, announcing that he will be having back surgery on March 2nd and will be in recovery for about two months afterwards.