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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is becoming a member of a key House committee that Democrats will use to conduct oversight of President Donald Trump and his administration. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform has a broad mandate to conduct investigations. Trump is the committee’s highest-profile business. On Feb. 7, Trump’s former personal lawyer, […]

BY BY DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, DONNA SHALALA AND DEBBIE MUCARSEL POWELL Before the year 1972, women could be denied admission to a university simply for being a woman. In those days, colleges could force victims of sexual assault to continue sharing a classroom with their abuser without penalty. That’s why, almost 50 years ago, Congress […]

BY MIAMI HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD DISTRICT 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004. She has been boldly representing District 23 ever since. Today, she remains one of the most successful South Florida politicians – and she has bounced back from a rough patch in her political career […]

Sunrise, Fla. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement to commemorate the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month: “The start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a moment to remember the millions of families who have been impacted by this awful disease, and a time to remind friends and loved ones […]

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to reports that the Trump Administration arrests undocumented immigrants who come forward to take in children held at immigration detention centers: “The Trump Administration’s shameful use of an overwhelmed immigrant child welfare system as a tool for mass deportation is […]

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 […]