Press Release

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods

January 11, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that the Trump administration will reverse a decades-old rule that protects poor and minority neighborhoods from “redlining” – a practice where banks refused to lend money in certain neighborhoods regardless of the credit or financial status of the lendee: […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on DACA Ruling in California

January 10, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after a judge in California temporarily halted President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: “It is more urgent than ever that Congress immediately brings security and stability to the DREAMers. This ruling, while heartening for the […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the White House’s Deportation Machine

January 8, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Trump administration decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorians: “This is a heartless and illogical decision. The 200,000 Salvadorians who fled violence and poverty in search of safety and opportunity make our country stronger and better every day. The Temporary […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s $18 Billion Border Wall

January 5, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the funding request from President Trump to build his border wall: “President Trump has no interest in keeping Americans safe or overhauling our nation’s fundamentally flawed immigration system. He is solely focused on building an illogical and unnecessary border wall […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on December Jobs Report

January 5, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the December jobs report: “The American economy is unbalanced. Workers struggle to find financial security while special interests, corporations, and the richest among us enjoy lavish tax breaks that do nothing to help the men and women who contribute most […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the New Year

December 31, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in celebration of the New Year: “Tonight, people across America will gather to celebrate new beginnings and a new year. This is a time to reflect and look ahead to a 2018 full of challenges and opportunities. I wish families in […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Christmas Day

December 25, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Christmas Day: “From my family to yours, Merry Christmas. I hope this day is filled with family, love, charity, and happiness.”

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Separate Families Crossing the Border

December 22, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that President Trump’s administration will separate families in an effort to curb illegal immigration into the United States: “President Trump and his anti-immigrant administration have reached a new low. Stripping babies from their mothers’ arms is inhumane. Separating scared […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Government Funding Bill

December 21, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the government funding bill: “I made a promise to 800,000 DREAMers to fight for their security in the United States after they were put at risk by President Trump. I refuse to support a government funding bill that does not […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Supplemental Funding for Disaster Areas

December 21, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the supplemental funding package for disaster areas: “I cannot in good conscience vote for a disaster relief bill that doesn’t treat all Americans equally. This bill cripples Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as they are trying to rebuild […]