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Hakeem Jeffries' Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic House Democratic Caucus Chair
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April 9, 2019 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Save the Internet Act of Providing for Consideration of H.R. Investing for the People Act of and for Other Purposes
April 4, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Richard Neal - Representative Levin and More than 100 House Members Call for Clean Energy Tax Incentives
April 1, 2019 Tweet - "What's the GOP plan for healthcare in America? It's called REPEAL and DISPLACE. Republicans want to strip away protections from more than 100 million Americans with pre-existing conditions (with no alternative). They. Will. Not. Succeed."
March 30, 2019 Tweet - "Islamophobia on the rise. Stopped by Bangladeshi-American mosque & Pakistani-American community center yesterday to express solidarity. Proud to represent vibrant Muslim-American immigrant communities in Brooklyn. Hate. Will. Never. Win."
March 26, 2019 Tweet - "Trump's allies (including Lindsey Graham) now want to investigate the Mueller investigation. What. A. Joke. The main investigators were ALL REPUBLICANS. Instead of peddling wild conspiracy theories, join @HouseDemocrats in fighting to lower healthcare costs #ForThePeople."
March 25, 2019 Tweet - "House Dems picked up 40 seats last November. Our candidates didn't run on collusion or impeachment. We promised to lower healthcare costs #ForThePeople. And that's exactly what we are doing. FACTS."
March 24, 2019 Tweet - "Mueller conducted twenty-two month investigation. He did not exonerate on Obstruction of Justice. But Trump-appointed AG takes only two days to clear Individual 1? Bill Barr must release entire #MuellerReport and testify before Congress. Immediately."
March 23, 2019 Tweet - "We don't yet know what the Mueller report will say. But we do know you continue to play footsie with corrupt dictators and degenerates throughout the world. And that is the real scandal."
March 22, 2019 Tweet - "It's #MuellerTime. The special counsel has completed his work, and submitted it to the Department of Justice. We must now make sure that the Mueller report is released to the American people. Every. Single. Word."
Feb. 26, 2019 Termination of National Emergency Declared By the President on February 2019
Feb. 11, 2019 Democratic Leadership Statement on Anti-Semitic Comments of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
Feb. 7, 2019 Rep. Jeffries Statement On S.1, the Strengthening America's Security In the Middle East Act of 2019
Feb. 6, 2019 Letter to Michael Horowitz, DOJ Inspector General - Lawmakers Press for Answers, Following MDC BK Heat, Power Outage
Feb. 6, 2019 Letter to Hugh Hurwitz, Acting Director of the Bureau of Prisons - Lawmakers Press for Answers, Following MDC BK Heat, Power Outage
Feb. 4, 2019 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Interview: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
Feb. 4, 2019 Letter to the Hon. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Hon. Rick Larsen, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation - Espaillat, Meeks, Meng Thank T&i Committee for Planned Hearing on Shutdown's Impact on Aviation
Feb. 3, 2019 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Jan. 29, 2019 MSNBC "All in with Chris Hayes" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Jan. 22, 2019 MSNBC "Hardball" - Transcript: Interview with Reps. Jackie Speier and Hakeem Jeffries
Jan. 17, 2019 Letter to Donald Trump - Shutdown Housing Crisis
Jan. 16, 2019 Reopen the Government
Jan. 8, 2019 MSNBC "Hardball" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Jan. 6, 2019 Tweet - "Republicans controlled the House, the Senate and the Presidency during the last two years. No medieval 🏰 border wall for Trump. But now he thinks @HouseDemocrats will pay a $5 billion ransom note? Take. A. Hike."
Jan. 5, 2019 Tweet - "The American people have spoken loudly and clearly. Congress must protect people with pre-existing conditions. And next week, that's what we intend to do #ForThePeople."
Jan. 5, 2019 Tweet - "Tax refunds for more than 100 million Americans delayed due to #TrumpShutdown. So House Dems will vote to re-open Treasury Department and IRS immediately. It's time for Senate Republicans to act. Do your job Mitch."
Jan. 3, 2019 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Jan. 3, 2019 House Democratic Chairman Hakeem Jeffries: Democrats Are Down With NDP -- Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi
Dec. 27, 2018 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Interview With New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries
Dec. 20, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - 54 Members of Congress in Urging DHS Secretary Nielsen to End Policy of Deterring Asylum Seekers at U.S. Ports of Entry
Dec. 20, 2018 House Sends Bipartisan First STEP Act to President's Desk
Dec. 19, 2018 MSNBC "All in with Chris Hayes" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Dec. 14, 2018 Sensenbrenner Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Assist Law Enforcement
Dec. 12, 2018 Senate & House Lawmakers Release Updated First Step Act
Dec. 3, 2018 Letter to the Hon. James O'Neil, Commissioner of the New York Police Department - Velázquez, Colleagues Press NYPD on Anti-Semitism
Nov. 16, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations - Thompson and McCaul Lead Bipartisan Letter to Support Grant Funding to Protect Religious Institutions After Tree of Life Attack
Nov. 15, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Wheeler, Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Congressional Progressive Caucus Lead 114 House Democrats in Letter to Administrator Wheeler Urging Reversal of Clean Power Plan Replacement
Nov. 14, 2018 MSNBC "All in with Chris Hayes" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Nov. 8, 2018 Letter to Colleague - Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to Run for House Democratic Caucus Chair
Nov. 2, 2018 Letter to The Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Address Student Veteran GI Bill Benefit Delays
Nov. 1, 2018 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Smith Leads House Democrats in Demanding Answers on Trump Border Deployment
Oct. 30, 2018 Congressman Biggs and Congressman Jeffries Introduce the Justice Against Corruption on K Street (JACK) Act​
Oct. 25, 2018 MSNBC "The Beat with Ari Melber" - Transcript: Interview with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Oct. 24, 2018 Rep. Jeffries Statement on Acts of Domestic Terror Targeted At Perceived Adversaries of the Current Administration
Oct. 16, 2018 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Release More Information About Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Oct. 12, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Hon. Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State - Halt Deportation of Black Mauritanians
Oct. 5, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State - Schneider Leads 100+ Democratic Members Urging Trump Administration to Reverse Decision to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats
Oct. 5, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Rep. Danny K. Davis Condemns Transfer of Migrant Children to Tent City in Dark of Night in Letter to HHS and DHS Secretaries
Oct. 1, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State - House Leaders Decry Omission of Reproductive Health in Annual Human Rights Report
Oct. 1, 2018 Bipartisan, Bicameral Resolution Introduced to Celebrate Urban Wildlife Refuges
Sept. 28, 2018 Letter to Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President, and CEO of the Boeing Company and Robert Martinez, President of IAMAW - SC Members of Congress Respond to Boeing Letter
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