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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran: “Negotiating and signing on to the Iran deal was a difficult decision, but staying in it is not. President Trump’s indefensible and reckless mission to undermine this multilateral agreement […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement to mark October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: “As we mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we take time to celebrate and remember the millions of individuals and families who have been impacted by this terrible disease. My family and I are […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schulz (FL-23) released the following statement on the shooting in Las Vegas: “While we mourn for the victims, families, survivors and first responders who went through this horrific tragedy in Las Vegas, we cannot stop the conversation there. There was an airport mass shooting in my community in January, and Orlando’s […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the need for Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides funding for uninsured children: “Health care for hundreds of thousands of children in Florida is in jeopardy because Republicans refuse to hold a vote on the CHIP program before it […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to not hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare: “Courageous Americans called, spoke out and protested the Republicans’ latest appalling attempt to destroy our health care system, and together we beat it back – once again. Even […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today in observance of Rosh Hashanah: “As the sun sets and Rosh Hashanah begins, so does our time of reflection and renewal. Tonight my family and I will join Jews from all over the world to celebrate the Jewish New Year and recommit ourselves to […]

In The First Turn Debbie is fighting for us Debbie has introduced three major pieces of legislation that would protect Florida’s health, communities, and environment. Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act (PALS Act) of 2017, which helps ensure that women are covered for mammograms and other preventative health measures by their insurers. Fair Housing for […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after it was announced President Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “President Trump’s heartless, cowardly decision to eliminate the DACA program will spread anxiety and chaos throughout communities across the nation. It is yet another cruel, unnecessary and divisive policy […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in observance of Labor Day: “So much of what we have in this nation, we owe to the brave union sisters and brothers who organized, fought and died for a better life for all of us. These victories touch our lives every day. Whether it’s […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding the current situation in Venezuela and the latest sanctions announcement from the Trump Administration: “Venezuela is clearly governed by a brutal dictator who has plunged that nation into political and economic chaos that has resulted in legitimate fear for the safety of Venezuelans who […]