Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s First 100 Days

April 28, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s wasted first 100 days in the White House. “President Trump’s first 100 days in office were an utter failure. The administration’s petty politics and policy stumbles have done nothing to strengthen our economy or improve the lives of […]

Chairman Crowley on Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigrant Office in the Department of Homeland Security

April 27, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the decision to open the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement office in the Department of Homeland Security as part of President Trump’s administration crackdown on immigrants. “Today’s announcement is nothing but the latest in a long line of actions from […]

Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s Tax Reform Outline

April 26, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the tax outline released today by President Donald Trump. “The outline released by President Trump’s administration is far from a tenable plan for tax reform. Instead, it appears to benefit President Trump’s billionaire friends and powerful companies by giving them […]

Chairman Crowley on Judge’s Decision to Block Executive Order Cutting Federal Funds to Sanctuary Cities

April 25, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after a federal judge blocked President Trump’s executive order to cut federal funds to sanctuary cities. “This is welcome news from California. President Trump’s threat to withhold critical federal funds from some cities was misguided. The executive order could have done […]

Chairman Crowley on Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 24, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day: “The Holocaust is one of the darkest and most horrific crimes in human history, and it remains critically important on Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day – and on all days, for us to remember the millions […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Dr. Vivek Murthy

April 22, 2017

(Queens, NY) House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement today after the announcement that the Trump administration would cut Dr. Vivek Murthy’s four-year term as U.S. Surgeon General short. Dr. Murthy was confirmed by the Senate in 2014 to serve as the nation’s top doctor. “Dr. Murthy has been a dynamic […]

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

April 20, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would worsen coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions and raise premiums. “Republicans appear hell-bent on making health care worse for working Americans and their families. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Undermine Health Care Law

April 13, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration signaled its plan to undermine the Affordable Health Care Act by withholding critical Cost Sharing Reduction payments that help millions of Americans afford quality health care. “Rather than improving our country’s health care system, President Trump is […]

Congressional Leaders Urge Secretary Tillerson to Reverse Decision Eliminating Funding for the United Nations Population Fund

April 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, along with Joe Crowley (NY-14), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, Nita Lowey (NY-17), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee and State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16), Ranking Member of the House […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

April 7, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “The recent chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people is an affront to the United States and the civilized world, and demands a compelling strategy to stop the normalization of chemical weapons use. This horrific […]