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Chairman Crowley on Reports That President Trump Will Withdraw From The Paris Climate Deal

May 31, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that President Trump is considering removing the United States from the historic Paris climate accord: “Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement would be incredibly misguided and would deeply damage America’s economic and security interests. If President Trump decides to […]

Chairman Crowley on the Holy Month of Ramadan

May 26, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement to celebrate the start of Ramadan. “I want to extend my warm greetings to Muslim-American families in Queens and the Bronx, and across the country, as the holy month of Ramadan begins. Ramadan marks a period of reflection, spirituality, and rejoicing […]

Chairman Crowley Co-Sponsors Legislation to Increase Federal Minimum Wage

May 25, 2017

(Washington, DC) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (NY-14) released the following statement on the reintroduction of the Raise the Wage Act, legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage to $15. Crowley is an original co-sponsor of the bill. Specifically, the legislation would incrementally raise the minimum wage nationwide from the current […]

Chairman Crowley on Updated CBO Score for Republican’s TrumpCare Bill

May 24, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released an updated score of the Republican health care repeal bill: “It is abundantly clear why Republicans rushed their health care repeal bill through the House earlier this month: it will have a devastating impact on […]

Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s Devastating Budget Proposal

May 23, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget: “President Trump’s budget fails hard-working Americans in every way imaginable. “This proposal shows that President Trump is in full retreat from his campaign promise to grow and protect the middle class, strengthen the […]

Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s Intent to Manufacture Uncertainty in U.S. Health Care Markets

May 22, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Trump administration requested a 90-day delay for an ongoing lawsuit to block the cost-sharing reduction payments included in the Affordable Care Act. This delay allows the administration to continue threats to end the required payments, bringing additional uncertainty to […]

Chairman Crowley on Department of Justice Decision to Appoint Special Prosecutor

May 17, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice announced that former FBI Director Robert Mueller will serve as special counsel into the investigation of Russia’s influence in the 2016 election. “The decision by the Department of Justice to appoint a special prosecutor underscores the […]

Chairman Crowley on Reports that President Trump Asked Then-FBI Director Comey to Drop Michael Flynn Investigation

May 16, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that President Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop his agency’s investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. “If true, this is a blatant abuse of power. It’s abundantly clear that an independent commission is absolutely necessary […]

Chairman Crowley on Reports that President Trump Shared Highly-Classified Information with Russian Officials

May 16, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that President Trump shared highly-classified intelligence information with Russian officials during a meeting at the White House. “Reports that President Trump shared highly-classified information with senior Russian officials are deeply troubling.  What is also disconcerting is the […]

Chairman Crowley Calls for Release of Reported Tapes Detailing President Trump’s Conversations with Ousted FBI Director James Comey

May 12, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump tweeted that James Comey “better hope that there are no ‘tapes’” of conversations between the president and the ousted FBI director. The comments came after President Trump claimed that Comey offered assurances that president is not under FBI investigation despite […]