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Crowley, Ellison Blast Trump Administration’s Decision to End Successful Program that Helps Americans Save for Retirement

July 28, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement after the Treasury Department said it will end myRA (my Retirement Account), a program established by the Obama Administration to help American workers save for retirement: “Secretary Mnuchin’s decision to end the myRA program is just […]

Chairman Crowley on Hollow Tax Reform Statement Issued by Congressional Republicans and President Trump

July 27, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Congressional Republicans and President Trump released a tax reform statement Thursday devoid of any tangible solutions to help lift up American families: “This empty tax reform statement confirms that Republicans are only fighting for the super-rich and their corporate friends – not hardworking families nor the […]

President Trump’s Decision to Ban Transgender Individuals from Serving in United States Military

July 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his administration will institute a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military “in any capacity”: “This is an extremely offensive decision by the Trump administration. Capable, motivated, and talented Americans who want […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans Siding with Big Banks Over Consumers

July 25, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted to rollback critical consumer protections that shield working families from fraud, deceptive practices, and other wrongdoings by big banks and lenders: “Today, Republicans had a clear choice: stand on the side of American consumers or protect the […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Vote on Russian Sanctions Bill

July 25, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House approved legislation curtailing President Trump’s ability to weaken congressionally-passed sanctions against Russia: “Vladimir Putin’s interference in our 2016 elections was a blatant attempt to undermine and weaken American democracy – threats that have been met with disregard from […]

Chairman Crowley on Senate Republicans’ Health Care Vote

July 25, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans voted to move forward with legislation that will undermine health care coverage for millions of Americans: “Congressional Republicans have sought for years to undo the protections and support Americans receive under the Affordable Care Act. Today, they are one […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ Agenda

July 24, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the “Better Deal” agenda unveiled today by House and Senate Democrats: “Americans want to know what we stand for and what our vision is for the country. The ‘Better Deal’ agenda makes it clear – Democrats want to create new […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Russia Sanctions Bill

July 24, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after negotiators reached a deal on a Russia sanctions package: “I am pleased negotiators have made progress on this important legislation. Congress must have the ability to issue sanctions against Russia after Vladimir Putin so blatantly interfered in our 2016 elections. […]