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(Sunrise, Fla.) — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement after reports that Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez had been released from a military prison and would be held under house arrest: “I am extremely heartened by news that the courageous Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has been released. I know his […]

(Washington D.C.)– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to the Hollywood City Commission taking the first step toward agreeing to rename streets honoring Civil War-era generals, one of whom was a grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan: “I stand in solidarity with community and elected leaders in the […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to today’s Congressional Budget Office score on the impacts of the Senate’s Trumpcare legislation: “Now we know just how mean this ‘mean’ Senate tax cut bill masquerading as health care legislation truly is. According to the Congressional Budget Office analysis, […]

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), the Ranking Democrat on the House Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MCVA) Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after passage in the full Appropriations Committee of the subcommittee’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) appropriations bill: “The $88.8 billion Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies […]

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement after a gunman opened fire at a Congressional Baseball game practice field: “This a painful and difficult day for our Capitol Hill family. My thoughts and prayers are with Congressman Steve Scalise, the staff, Capitol Police, and all those who were injured […]

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in remembrance of last year’s shooting at the historic Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL, in which 49 people were murdered: “On this solemn anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub, my heart is with the victims, their loved ones, the survivors, […]

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted today to weaken or repeal key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: “Congress has a principal duty to protect consumers and investors, and guard against another financial collapse. The misleadingly-named Financial CHOICE Act […]

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today in honor of National Cancer Survivors Day: “As a breast cancer survivor, this is a day that every year has come to fill me with hope and renews my determination to help others who face the same uphill fight that I […]

Trump denies climate change, South Florida will pay U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz Op-Ed appearing in the Miami Herald June 5, 2017 President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement on Thursday is a clear rejection of reality, and a cynical embrace of falsehoods and fantasy. Human activity is contributing to climate change. Its effects, […]

(Sunrise, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 195-nation Paris Climate Accord: “President Trump’s reckless withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord banishes America to the political and scientific fringes of the international community, and relinquishes any leadership role that the United […]