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Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration’s Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

October 10, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump’s administration repealed the Clean Power Plan: “Climate change is undeniably real – one just needs to review the sheer number of natural disasters Americans have experienced in the last month to understand how the decision to end the […]

Chairman Crowley on Trump Administration Legalizing LGBT Discrimination

October 6, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice declared that government agencies, private businesses, and other entities have a right to discriminate against LGBT individuals: “President Trump’s administration codified its disdain for the LGBT community with this overly-broad ruling that gives government agencies, private […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Restrict Access to Birth Control

October 6, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Trump administration rule that would allow virtually any employer to restrict access to birth control: “This decision puts the health, financial security, and freedoms of 55 million women and their families at risk. Giving employers unchecked control to regulate […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the September Jobs Report

October 6, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the Labor Department report that the U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in September: “The U.S. economy is not working as it should for middle-class America. Too many men and women feel left behind in the workforce and left behind by President […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Rescind Protections for Transgender Workers

October 5, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced its decision to reverse a federal government anti-discrimination policy protecting transgender workers: “The Trump administration’s hostile and discriminatory attacks against the LGBT community must stop. All Americans deserve the same rights, privileges, and protections […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Reports that President Trump May Decertify Iran Deal

October 5, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after media reports indicated that President Trump may decertify the Iran Deal: “If these reports are accurate, this would be an irresponsible and unnecessary decision by the president. I would urge him to swiftly reconsider. “The Secretary of Defense recently indicated […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Passage of the House Republican Budget

October 5, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the passage of the damaging House Republican Budget: “House Republicans passed a budget today that jeopardizes the middle class and working families by imposing extreme funding cuts that will punish seniors, children, veterans, and the hardest-working individuals across our country. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on October 5 Deadline for DREAMers to Renew Status

October 3, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the October 5 deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients to renew their status: “President Trump’s administration created a crisis for DREAMers and their families with its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This week there […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

October 2, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the horrific shooting in Las Vegas, which took more than 50 innocent lives and left more than 500 wounded: “Our hearts break for the innocent victims and their families who witnessed a night of enjoyment turn into one of terror. […]