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House Democratic Caucus Launches National Security Task Force

June 13, 2017

(Washington, DC) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced the launch of the Democratic Caucus National Security Task Force to advance smart, strategic, and strong national security policies focused on protecting the United States, the American people, and our interests abroad. Chaired by Reps. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), and Jimmy […]

Chairman Crowley on Ninth Circuit Decision to Block President Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Travel Ban

June 12, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after a three-judge panel from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals turned down a request from the Trump administration to lift an injunction on their Muslim travel ban: “The Muslim travel ban is a disastrous policy that has undermined America’s global […]

Chairman Crowley on the 54th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

June 9, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement ahead of the 54th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Crowley is a co-sponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which strengthens the Equal Pay Act to ensure women earn a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work: “Equal pay is not just a women’s […]

Chairman Crowley on Republican Passage of Legislation to Dismantle Wall Street Reform

June 8, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted to pass their CHOICE Act, legislation that would repeal critical consumer protections included in the seminal Dodd-Frank Act and put the U.S. economy at risk in order to give Wall Street an unfair advantage: “Congressional Republicans and President […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Former FBI Director Comey’s Testimony to Senate Intelligence Committee

June 8, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that President Trump asked the former FBI director to drop investigations into Michael Flynn’s connections to Russia: “Former FBI Director James Comey confirmed today that President Trump attempted to use the power of […]

Chairman Crowley on Christopher Wray’s Nomination for FBI Director

June 7, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump nominated former Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray as the next FBI director: “The FBI director has a responsibility to the American people to support a thorough and serious investigation into Russia’s interference in the United States election, including […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Immigrant Heritage Month

June 5, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of Immigrant Heritage Month: “I’m proud to celebrate our country’s rich history as a nation of immigrants. Throughout the month, people in Queens, the Bronx, and across the country, will come together to honor the diversity of our nation’s past, […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on LGBT Pride Month

June 2, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement commemorating LGBT Pride Month: “I am proud to join our LGBT communities in Queens, the Bronx, and across the nation in celebrating our country’s diversity this Pride Month. This is a time to honor the strength, spirit, and resilience of our LGBT […]