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January 21, 2016

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: “Today Americans come together and pay tribute to one of our nation’s most important leaders in the quest for social justice and equality, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His teachings of nonviolence, […]

January 20, 2016

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON LATEST DEVELOPMENTS WITH IRAN

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after a series of developments with Iran: “Yesterday, the United States, our P5+1 negotiating partners and Iran officially announced the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). After years of negotiations and hard-hitting sanctions culminated in a diplomatic […]

January 15, 2016

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 2016 STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement this evening after attending and listening to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama delivered a strong, inspirational address to the nation this evening. “I was thrilled to hear the President reiterate his longstanding calls for comprehensive immigration reform, paid family […]

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON USPSTF RECOMMENDATIONS

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released final recommendations that mammography screenings for women between 40 and 49 have a “C” rating: “Yesterday, the US Preventive Services Task Force finalized their recommendations for when women should begin mammogram screenings to […]

January 11, 2016

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S VETO OF REPUBLICAN RECONCILIATION BILL THAT GUTS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND DEFUNDS PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Wasserman Schultz Statement on President Obama’s Veto of Republican Reconciliation Bill that Guts the Affordable Care Act and Defunds Planned Parenthood Washington, DC– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after President Obama vetoed House Republicans’ reconciliation bill defunding the Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood: “I commend President Obama for […]

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF TUCSON SHOOTING RAMPAGE

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Tucson shooting that left six people dead and injured more than a dozen more people: “Five years ago today, a deranged gunman murdered six innocent people and injured more than a dozen more, including […]

January 9, 2016

REPS. LOWEY, WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, ENGEL, SIRES, CONNOLLY, DAVIS, AND NADLER URGE ADMINISTRATION TO SANCTIONIRAN FOR MISSILE TESTING

Reps. Lowey, Wasserman Schultz, Engel, Sires, Connolly, Davis, and Nadler Urge Administration to SanctionIran for Missile Testing WASHINGTON, DC– U.S. Representatives Nita Lowey (NY-17), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Eliot Engel (NY-16), Albio Sires (NJ-8), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Susan Davis (CA-53), and Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) today sent a letter to President Barack Obama calling for immediate […]

December 21, 2015

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON OMNIBUS LEGISLATION

Washington, DC ­– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after the House voted on H.R. 2029, the “Omnibus” legislation to fund the Federal government through September 2016: “In 23 years as a legislator I’ve never seen a perfect bill, but progress sometimes requires compromise. In an era of divided government, […]

December 20, 2015

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON HEZBOLLAH INTERNATIONAL FINANCING PREVENTION ACT

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 2297, the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act: “Yesterday, I joined my Democratic and Republican colleagues in overwhelmingly supporting a bill that will further curtail financing channels for the terrorist organization Hezbollah. These murderous actors are responsible […]

December 7, 2015

JOINT STATEMENT ON IAEA REPORT ON IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), and Susan Davis (D-CA) issued the following joint statement on the International Atomic Energy Agency report investigating Iran’s nuclear program: “Yesterday, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released its report on the past possible military dimensions (PMD) of Iran’s nuclear program. This report […]

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