Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York
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National Security

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More on National Security

Jan 31, 2014
In The News
BROOKLYN - Hundreds of people filled the auditorium of Boys and Girls High School in Bed-Stuy Thursday evening for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries' State of the District.
Oct 4, 2013
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During a government shutdown, the government stops all “non-essential” services, while services that impact health and safety, such as the armed forces, border protection, air traffic controllers, and police and fire departments continue to operate. Our offices are open and my staff is available during the government shutdown to help serve anyone having difficulty throughout the community.
Oct 1, 2013
Press Release
"Throughout America, this shutdown will needlessly hurt children, civil servants who will be furloughed and without pay, veterans who courageously served our country, seniors and countless others. The House Majority should restore government funding forthwith, come back to the negotiating table and get back to doing the people’s business, " said Rep. Jeffries.
Sep 29, 2013
Press Release
“House Republicans continue to put forth extreme legislative proposals that have no chance to pass the Senate or be signed into law by the President. The Tea Party dominated GOP has deliberately set in motion a government shutdown that will harm vulnerable children, seniors, working families and our economy. This conduct is shameful and Americans will suffer if blind ideology is allowed to trump constitutional responsibility.”
Sep 16, 2013
In The News
On MSNBC's "Up with Steve Korancki," Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Rep. Alan Grayson, the New Yorker's Amy Davidson and Buzzfeed's political reporter Kate Nocera discussed the evolving narrative of criticism about President Obama and the developments of the Syria situation from the time Obama set the red line to now that the deal has been made.
Sep 8, 2013
In The News
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries expounded on his reasons for being undecided in the pontential vote to launch military strikes against the Syrian regime for use of chemical weapons....