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Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans’ Inability to Govern

January 19, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the inability of Republicans to govern responsibly: “Americans are desperate for leadership. But instead of abandoning the most extreme voices within their ranks, Republicans opted once again to lower the bar of what Americans can expect from them. That Speaker […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Rise of Uninsured Americans During the Trump Administration

January 17, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that 3.2 million more Americans were uninsured at the end of 2017 than when President Trump took office last January: “The constant attempts to destabilize our health care markets by President Trump and congressional Republicans have reversed the progress […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 16, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: “Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. transformed our country through his non-violent campaign for greater justice and equality for all. Dr. King encouraged us to love one another, to treat all humans with […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Suggestion that Queens Upbringing Led to President Trump’s Racist Views

January 14, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on comments made by Sen. Rand Paul: “I am incredibly disappointed that Sen. Paul would correlate President Trump’s racially insensitive commentary to his upbringing in Queens. “Queens is one of the most diverse places on earth, comprised of some of hardest […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Trump Administration’s Medicaid Work Requirements

January 12, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after the Trump administration issued new policy guidance that would allow states to impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries: “President Trump is reneging on the promise of America’s social safety net. These work requirements will create new barriers that severely impact the lives […]

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 […]