Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans’ Decision to Give Up on Their Disastrous Health Care Bill

March 24, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Republican leaders conceded they couldn’t convince enough members to vote for their damaging health care repeal bill: “The health care bill put forward by congressional Republican leadership and President Donald Trump would strip coverage from 24 million Americans, impose an […]

Chairman Crowley on ‘Empire State Kickback’ Included in Harmful Republican Health Care Repeal Bill

March 21, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Republican leaders included a provision in the GOP health care repeal bill that would deny federal matching funds for Medicaid dollars raised in New York State counties: “The American Health Care Act will tremendously harm New York State, its residents, […]

Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s FY18 Budget Proposal

March 16, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump released today a $1.1 trillion budget that makes deep cuts to education, innovation, veterans, and assistance programs that Americans value.‎ “It stands beyond reason that a president who claimed to be concerned with ‎working Americans, expanding the American […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Dutch Election Results

March 16, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after voters in the Netherlands broadly rejected a nationalist ticket to elect Conservative Prime Minister Mark Rutte. “It is a reassuring sign to see voters in the Netherlands reject a nationalist movement and its leader, Geert Wilders, during their elections this week. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on CBO Report that 24 Million Would Lose Insurance Coverage Under Republican Health Care Proposal

March 13, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office confirmed today that if a health care bill proposed by President Trump and congressional Republicans were to go into effect, 24 million Americans would lose insurance coverage and premiums for older Americans would be “substantially raised.” […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Festival of Holi

March 13, 2017

(Queens, NY) – Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley issued the following statement today in recognition of the Festival of Holi. “The Festival of Holi, known as the Festival of Colors, is a time for communities to come together to celebrate the arrival of spring. During this joyous festival, family and friends will join together through […]

Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Formally Request that Homeland Security Secretary Kelly Brief Caucus on President Trump’s Executive Orders, Immigration Policies

March 7, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with 141 House Democrats, today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly formally requesting a briefing on President Trump’s executive orders on refugees, travel bans, and immigration for members of the caucus. The letter was led by Crowley, House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s New Muslim Ban Executive Order

March 6, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley released the following statement after President Trump signed another travel ban designed to unilaterally restrict travelers and refugees from select predominately Muslim countries from entering the United States. “This new executive order from President Trump is merely a retread of the despicable and  un-American Muslim Ban that the Trump administration […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Decision to Recuse Himself from Russia Investigations

March 2, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced plans to recuse himself from any ongoing or future investigations into the 2016 presidential campaign. “Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that he’ll recuse himself from any future investigations into the presidential campaign falls short. He […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions

March 2, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after reports surfaced that now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied to his colleagues about his contact with Russia during President Trump’s campaign. “Attorney General Jeff Sessions has proved he’s ill-fit to serve and should immediately resign. When he misled the Senate Judiciary […]