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Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

January 30, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley issued the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “President Trump is never short on slogans. It’s finding real solutions to our nation’s very real challenges that he struggles with. “Our nation is far too divided. Too many Americans are struggling economically and […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 29, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Today we honor the memory of the six million Jews and millions of other innocent victims who lost their lives during one of the darkest and most horrific crimes in human history. “This past year, our […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Cecile Richards

January 26, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Cecile Richards announced that she is stepping down as President of Planned Parenthood: “Cecile is a fierce advocate, a true champion for women, and a valued friend. I’ve been proud to work alongside her to protect women’s reproductive rights and […]

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Chabot Ask United Nations to Oppose Premature Repatriation of Rohingya Refugees

January 25, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), along with 19 bipartisan Members of Congress, sent a letter to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres asking that the UN strongly oppose any repatriation plan that would put innocent Rohingya civilians in harm’s way. The assault on the Rohingya people […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Anniversary of the Elimination of the Poll Tax

January 23, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.)  – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the 54th anniversary of the ratification of the 24th amendment of the United States Constitution, which eliminated the poll tax: “Fifty-four years ago, the United States eliminated the poll tax – a regressive levy that disenfranchised millions of Americans and kept minorities […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Government Funding Bill

January 22, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the government funding bill: “Republicans have proven time and time again that they cannot govern. President Trump and GOP leaders lack a cohesive vision for this country, and as a result, we’re left lurching from deadline to deadline and crisis to crisis. […]

Chairman Crowley on Republican Government Shutdown

January 20, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Republican government shutdown: “There may be no better demonstration of President Trump’s lack of leadership and inability to govern than the fact that Republicans shut down the government tonight, just as his second year in office begins. Republican leaders […]