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(Sunrise, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day: “Each Memorial Day, we gather to pay tribute to those Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and preserve this great democracy. These brave men and women fought valiantly so the rest of us can […]

(Washington, D.C.) – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to the release of today’s updated report from the Congressional Budget Office on the impacts of the Trumpcare legislation passed by House Republicans: “Today’s disturbing CBO score confirms exactly why Republicans rammed through their destructive Trumpcare legislation without hearings, and without […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), the only Florida Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee as well as the House Committee on the Budget, issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request: “The Trump budget ignores the needs of America’s hard-working families and brutally assaults our health care and public […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued new sanctions that target members of Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice (Tribunal Supremo de Justicia or TSJ): “I am pleased that the Trump Administration has finally issued sanctions targeting […]

Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller III as special prosecutor: “I’m encouraged by the Justice Department’s decision to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Trump-Russia connection, and I have a deep respect for former FBI Director Mueller. Assuming […]

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after reports that President Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian officials that came from Israeli intelligence sources: “It is immensely troubling that President Trump has seriously jeopardized the security and intelligence gathering of our key ally, Israel, by reportedly sharing classified […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the passing today of feminist trailblazer Roxcy Bolton: “Roxcy O’Neal Bolton was a fierce, brave feminist fighter who challenged unjust power wherever she encountered it. Whether it was taking on male-only department store lunchrooms, or City Hall and Congress, she stood […]

Washington, DC ­– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the announcement by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that it is adopting the American Cancer Society (ACS) breast cancer screening guidelines: “I am thrilled that the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will shift from the controversial United States […]

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey: “This is a dark day for justice in America. The conduct of FBI Director James Comey before the 2016 Election was certainly disturbing, and undoubtedly deserved criticism and scrutiny. But the reasoning and timing […]