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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a bicameral letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, signed by 52 of their House and Senate colleagues, questioning the Trump Administration’s decision to eliminate the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website, For the past 20 years, the NGC database has […]

Washington D.C. — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick is a brazen attack on a woman’s right to control her own body and every American’s right to health care, as Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s […]

(Washington, D.C.) – The Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy resulted in hundreds of immigrant children being forcibly separated from their parents and detained in facilities that Members of Congress and the press were initially blocked from inspecting. Amid troubling allegations that some detained children are suffering abuse, denying swift access to inspect these facilities is unacceptable. […]

“Today a Republican Supreme Court majority made its ignoble contribution to the shameful body of high court rulings legitimizing discrimination. The Hawaii v. Trump decision erodes religious liberties, endorses President Trump’s vilification of refugees, and validates his larger campaign of bigotry. I will continue to fight Trump’s dangerous, cruel and immoral Muslim ban, and champion […]

(Washington D.C.) – The. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will boost funding for Florida Everglades’ restoration efforts this fiscal year by an extra $29 million, a funding commitment that was sought by Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20). The Army Corps’ funding increase was included in its recently-released 2018 fiscal year […]

“President Trump’s recent anti-union executive orders roll back protections for federal employees that will leave them more susceptible to firings, official time cutbacks and unfavorable contracts. This unjustified assault hurts hundreds of thousands of working men and women and their families and communities, but it also further destabilizes a workforce that Congressional Republicans and this […]

By Debbie Wasserman Schultz “Last year Republicans in Congress passed a corporate tax giveaway that ignored millions of hard-working Americans and promises to balloon our national debt. Wealthy party donors like the Koch brothers reportedly spent $20 million to pass this GOP tax scam, and were rewarded with $1 billion in estimated annual tax savings.” […]

“Memorial Day is a time to pay tribute to Americans who have lost their lives in pursuit of protecting and preserving our democracy. These patriots fought valiantly so the rest of us can maintain the freedoms, liberty, and security that we enjoy in America. We are deeply saddened when the men and women who make […]

(Washington D.C) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed nationwide gag rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services tonight: “The Trump Administration’s shameful domestic gag order rule is their latest attempt to take health care away from women seeking cancer screenings, STD […]