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Chairman Crowley Invites Queens Business Owner Who Was A Victim of an Anti-Muslim Hate Crime to President Trump’s Joint Address

February 24, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced today that he has invited Sarker Haque – a business-owner in Astoria, Queens who was the victim of an anti-Muslim hate crime – as his guest to President Donald Trump’s joint address before Congress on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. “President Trump has demonized Islam […]

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

February 23, 2017

(Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with Florida Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, urged the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Attorney General, and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to immediately investigate recent threats against Jewish Community Centers, which come as anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise nationally. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations

February 22, 2017

(Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump unveiled a memo that drastically changes U.S. immigration enforcement and opens the door to mass deportations: “The Trump Administration’s latest immigration proposal is clearly a step toward mass deportations – actions that will make our country less secure […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Threats Against Jewish Community Centers, Attack on a Jewish Cemetery

February 21, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after more than 170 graves in a Jewish cemetery were vandalized and Jewish Community Centers faced threats of violence over the weekend. “The desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Missouri and a wave of threats against Jewish Community Centers across the […]

Chairman Crowley Leads Letter Urging Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself from Investigations into Trump Administration’s Ties to Russia

February 17, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced today that he, along with more than 50 House Democrats, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to recuse himself from investigations into Russia’s influence over President Donald Trump and the Trump administration.  “We are deeply concerned by allegations that […]

Rep. Pocan & Democratic Caucus Chairman Crowley Respond to the Withdrawal of Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary

February 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statements after Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor after five separate hearing delays and growing opposition from Senate Republicans. “Historically, the Secretary of Labor, regardless of political party, has seen their role as protecting […]

Democratic Leaders on Fighting for All Americans, 2017 Issues Conference

February 10, 2017

(Baltimore, MD) – House Democratic leaders held a press conference today to open the 2017 Democratic Issues Conference – a three-day policy meeting of Members of Congress, political leaders, grassroots activists, and policy experts that centered on ‘Fighting for All Americans.’ Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (N.Y.) and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairwoman Linda Sanchez (Calif.) […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 6, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement today in recognition of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): “Female genital mutilation is a violation of human rights and it affects girls right here in the United States. With more than 500,000 women in the U.S., and millions more around the […]

Chairman Crowley Introduces Resolution Condemning White House Exclusion of Jewish People from Holocaust Statement

February 3, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced today that more than 110 Democratic Members of Congress have co-sponsored his resolution condemning President Trump’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day that failed to mention the Jewish people. With anti-Semitic rhetoric and imagery on the rise, both in the United States and around […]