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Chairman Crowley Statement on Terrorist Attack in Manhattan

October 31, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in lower Manhattan: “America is heartbroken after a needless act of terror took the lives of innocent men and women. This was a cowardly attack designed to inflict fear upon us. But no act of terrorism will […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on First Indictments from Special Counsel

October 30, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates: “Discovering the facts of how and why Russia interfered in the U.S. election is essential in maintaining our democracy and the rule of law. “This investigation must continue unobstructed by the White House. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Passage of Republican Budget

October 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans passed a budget that will slash essential government investments that help expand the middle class, protect seniors, and keep our economy growing in order to give a massive tax cut to corporate special interests: “Congressional Republicans have abandoned […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Democratic Tax Principles

October 25, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the tax principles released today by Ways and Means Committee Democrats and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-Mass.): “America’s working families and the middle class are desperate for tax relief. For far too long, families have felt as if the economy […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Effort to Drastically Limit Refugee Entry

October 24, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after the Trump administration issued new, unnecessary vetting requirements to drastically limit the number of refugees allowed into the United States: “After three failed attempts to advance an unconstitutional Muslim Ban, President Trump continues to promote prejudiced policies, this time by […]

Chairman Crowley Surveys Damage in Puerto Rico, Receives Briefing on Recovery Efforts

October 23, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) joined a congressional delegation to Puerto Rico on Saturday to survey on-the-ground recovery efforts and hear first-hand from Puerto Rican residents on what more the federal government must do to aid the island’s recovery following two catastrophic hurricanes. The delegation was briefed by Puerto Rican […]

Chairman Crowley on U.S. District Court Decision to Block President Trump’s Third Muslim Travel Ban

October 17, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after a U.S. District Court judge in Hawaii blocked the third iteration of President Trump’s Muslim Ban: “The courts have once again confirmed that President Trump’s Muslim Ban is unconstitutional and un-American. This latest ruling proves that no matter how many […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Alexander-Murray Health Care Compromise

October 17, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the health care compromise announced today by Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray: “President Trump and congressional Republicans have put the American health care system in a tailspin with their unending attempts to sabotage our insurance markets. For middle-class Americans […]

Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Congress to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Comprehensive Relief to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

October 16, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with 18 Democratic members of Congress, sent a letter today to the Ways and Means Committee urging the tax-writing panel to move forward with legislation to provide comprehensive relief to Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories or states affected by […]