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LEADER JEFFRIES ON MSNBC: “EXTREME MAGA REPUBLICANS HAVE ZERO INTEREST IN EXERCISING ANY OVERSIGHT AUTHORITY OVER THE OUT OF CONTROL MEMBERS OF THE SUPREME COURT”

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries joined MSNBC’s Deadline: White House where he highlighted that Democrats will continue to protect hardworking American taxpayers against extreme MAGA Republican attempts to jam their right-wing ideology down the throats of the American people.   KATY TUR: Joining us now, House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries and with me at the […]

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LEADER JEFFRIES: “EXTREME MAGA REPUBLICANS ARE TRYING TO JAM RIGHT-WING POLICY CHANGES DOWN THE THROATS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE”

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries held a press conference where he highlighted that while Democrats remain willing to work across the aisle to solve problems for hardworking American taxpayers, House Republicans continue pushing an extreme agenda that hurts the American people. LEADER JEFFRIES: From the very beginning of this Congress, House Democrats have […]

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LEADER JEFFRIES SECURES $1,000,000 FOR THE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF GREATER CONEY ISLAND

Coney Island, Brooklyn – House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) visited the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island, where he announced he secured $1,000,000 through the government funding law for renovating, furnishing and equipping JCCGCI’s multi-service center on Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island with private offices, an intake area, classroom space and meeting space.  […]

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LEADER JEFFRIES STATEMENT ON THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries released the following statement:  The arrest warrant request by the International Criminal Court against democratically elected members of the Israeli government is shameful and unserious. America’s commitment to Israel’s security is ironclad. I join President Joe Biden in strongly condemning any equivalence between Israel and Hamas, a […]

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LEADER JEFFRIES STATEMENT ON JUSTICE ALITO

Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries released the following statement:  Samuel Alito should apologize immediately for disrespecting the American flag and sympathizing with right-wing violent insurrectionists. He must recuse himself from cases involving the 2020 election and former President Donald Trump. Congress should immediately consider legislation to impose an ethical code of conduct […]

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LEADER JEFFRIES STATEMENT MARKING 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION

Washington, DC — House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries released the following statement: Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which struck down the shameful “separate but equal” doctrine established by Plessy v. Ferguson.  Following the ruling, children simply attempting to attend school were met by […]

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LEADER JEFFRIES SECURES $1.85 MILLION FOR NYCHA MARCY & TOMPKINS HOUSES

Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn – House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) announced he secured $1.85 million for fire alarm upgrades at NYCHA’s Marcy Houses and Tompkins Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, through the government funding law. The federal funds will be used to upgrade fire detection system components at both developments.  “For decades, the federal government has gotten […]