Chairman Crowley Leads Letter Urging Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself from Investigations into Trump Administration’s Ties to Russia

February 17, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced today that he, along with more than 50 House Democrats, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to recuse himself from investigations into Russia’s influence over President Donald Trump and the Trump administration.  “We are deeply concerned by allegations that […]

Rep. Pocan & Democratic Caucus Chairman Crowley Respond to the Withdrawal of Andy Puzder as Labor Secretary

February 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statements after Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor after five separate hearing delays and growing opposition from Senate Republicans. “Historically, the Secretary of Labor, regardless of political party, has seen their role as protecting […]

Democratic Leaders on Fighting for All Americans, 2017 Issues Conference

February 10, 2017

(Baltimore, MD) – House Democratic leaders held a press conference today to open the 2017 Democratic Issues Conference – a three-day policy meeting of Members of Congress, political leaders, grassroots activists, and policy experts that centered on ‘Fighting for All Americans.’ Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (N.Y.) and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairwoman Linda Sanchez (Calif.) […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 6, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement today in recognition of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): “Female genital mutilation is a violation of human rights and it affects girls right here in the United States. With more than 500,000 women in the U.S., and millions more around the […]

Chairman Crowley Introduces Resolution Condemning White House Exclusion of Jewish People from Holocaust Statement

February 3, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced today that more than 110 Democratic Members of Congress have co-sponsored his resolution condemning President Trump’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day that failed to mention the Jewish people. With anti-Semitic rhetoric and imagery on the rise, both in the United States and around […]

Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players

February 2, 2017

FIBA Board Endorses Change to Policy Requiring Athletes Who Wear Articles of Faith to Remove Head Coverings in International Basketball Competition  Crowley and Bera Spearheaded the Congressional Effort Calling on FIBA to Make the Change  (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, and Ami Bera (D-CA), the Co-Chair of the House […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to Serve on the Supreme Court of the United States

January 31, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve as a justice on the Supreme Court:  “The Supreme Court should continue to be an independent arbitrator for this country, an institution where justice, fairness, and the rule of law are […]

Chairman Crowley Condemns President Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees

January 27, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement today after President Trump signed a new executive order.  “It’s unconscionable that President Trump would close the door to the desperate children, families, and elderly who have been forced to flee their homes and countries because of unspeakable acts of violence […]