Chairman Crowley Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision on President Trump’s Muslim Ban

June 26, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision on Trump v. Hawaii: “This decision will be remembered as one where the Supreme Court of the United States legitimized discrimination and religious intolerance. This is a deeply shameful decision that strikes […]

Chairman Crowley and Reps. Larson, Davis, Cummings, Beyer, and Moore Call on President Trump to Stop Closing Social Security Field Offices

June 22, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) and Reps. John Larson (D-CT), Danny Davis (D-IL), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Donald Beyer (D-VA), and Gwen Moore (D-WI) called on President Trump to stop closing Social Security field offices across the country. In the last year alone, the Social Security Administration (SSA) […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Passage of Republican Farm Bill

June 21, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement after House Republicans passed their partisan Farm Bill: “Today, House Republicans chose to abandon rural communities and hungry Americans across the country. This partisan bill does nothing to help our country’s struggling farmers and leaves families to fend for […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order that Continues the Detainment of Families

June 20, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement on President’s Trump executive order that continues the detainment of families: “Our country has always been a beacon of light for those seeking safety and refuge. Instead of upholding these American values, President Trump has caged innocent babies and […]

House Democrats, Immigration Advocates Demand the Trump Administration End Family Separation

June 20, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democrats joined immigration advocates and children to demand that the Trump administration immediately end their inhumane policy of separate families separating families at the border. Moments before the press conference, House Democrats took over the House of Representatives floor to condemn this cruel policy. “The Trump administration’s inhumane policy of […]

Chairman Crowley Statement in Commemoration of Juneteenth

June 19, 2018

(Queens, NY) – Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement in recognition of Juneteenth: “Today, we commemorate Juneteenth, which marks the final emancipation of slaves in the United States, ending a dark and painful chapter in our nation’s history. “Each Juneteenth, we pause to remember those who were forced to endure the horrors and indignities […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Republican Budget

June 19, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement on the release of the House Republican budget: “Six months after President Trump and Republicans gave lavish tax breaks to special interests and the wealthiest one percent, House Republicans have now released a budget that will inflict even more […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of DACA

June 15, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement in recognition of the 6th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “DREAMers were brought to this country by their parents, looking for a better life. The DACA program allowed them to live in the only […]