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“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 […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on the elections held in Venezuela: “Yesterday’s sham election in Venezuela has fooled no one: Nicolas Maduro is a dictator with zero democratic legitimacy. From banning potential opponents from running to bribing and intimidating voters to outright election fraud, the Maduro regime […]

“In 70 years of independence, the State of Israel has overcome perennial existential threats to grow, prosper, and thrive. In a region full of turmoil, Israel has been a model of democracy and development, to the benefit of all its citizens and the world. A vital ingredient to these 70 years of success has been […]

“This May, I am delighted to join my fellow Americans in celebrating the 13th annual Jewish American Heritage Month as we honor the significant impact the Jewish community has made on our nation. Throughout our long and celebrated history in the United States, Jewish leaders have spoken out for worker’s rights and women’s equality – […]

“We must treat this Earth Day as a call to action to save our planet for future generations. There are small steps we can take as individuals, like planting a tree, curbing plastic use, or re-committing our home and workplace to recycling. But given the ecological threats we face, individual steps are no longer enough. […]

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against the Syrian regime, following the deadly chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma: “The use of chemical weapons is a violation of international law to which a response is wholly justified. Bashar Al-Assad’s atrocities against the […]

“On Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor the memory of the six million Jews and millions of other social and ethnic minorities who were systematically murdered by the Nazi regime in the worst genocide in human history. We also honor the living victims of this unspeakable mass crime and are mindful that as the […]

“Sundown marks the beginning of Passover, a holiday of reflection, storytelling, and a recommitment to the values of freedom and justice. As my family, friends, and I sit down for the traditional Seder, we remind ourselves that many in our own community and country still yearn for equality. We must be mindful that, throughout the […]

(Pembroke Pines, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced today that they have introduced the Ammunition Background Check Act of 2018, a bicameral piece of legislation that would enforce current federal law by requiring instant background checks for the sale of gun ammunition to prevent criminals from illegally […]