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REP. JEFFRIES STATEMENT ON THE INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries issued the following statement:  “Today marks a day of great renewal in America. As we confront a once-in-a-century pandemic and economic crisis, the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President represents a beacon of […]

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Jeffries, Kuster Reintroduce Legislation to Ensure the U.S. is Prepared to Produce, Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced the Coronavirus Vaccine and Therapeutic Development Act to ensure that the United States will be able to mass-produce and administer COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics quickly and efficiently. This bill is an updated version of the Coronavirus Vaccine Development Act, which Kuster and Jeffries introduced last June. […]

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REP. JEFFRIES: DONALD TRUMP IS A LIVING, BREATHING IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, voted to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against the United States through encouraging his supporters to attack the U.S. Capitol. In a vote of 232 to 197, the Article passed with the support of 10 Republicans who joined Democrats […]

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REP. JEFFRIES: “EVERY SECOND, EVERY MINUTE, EVERY HOUR THAT DONALD TRUMP REMAINS IN OFFICE PRESENTS A DANGER TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE”

NEW YORK – In case you missed it, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press with Chuck Todd to outline the clear and present danger President Trump poses to the American people and the need for his immediate removal following last week’s insurrection at the Capitol. TODD: […] So, […]

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REP JEFFRIES: DONALD TRUMP MUST BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE IMMEDIATELY. HE SHOULD BE IMPEACHED, CONVICTED AND THROWN OUT OF SIXTEEN HUNDRED PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE FOREVER BANISHED TO THE DUSTBIN OF HISTORY.

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, along with Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney, Nydia M. Velázquez, Gregory Meeks, Adriano Espaillat, Jamaal Bowman and members of the New York City Congressional Delegation, joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio, held a press conference on the treacherous insurrection against the U.S. Capitol and the way forward. […]

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REP. JEFFRIES: “THE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE”

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, appeared on CNN with Jake Tapper to discuss yesterday’s violent insurrection at the United States Capitol and its failure to deter lawmakers from conducting their constitutional responsibility to certify that Joe Biden will be the 46thPresident of the United States […]

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REP. JEFFRIES, SEN. SCHUMER ANNOUNCE MALALA YOUSAFZAI SCHOLARSHIP ACT ON WAY TO PRESIDENT’S DESK

NEW LAW PROMOTES EQUALITY AND OPPORTUNITY FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN IN PAKISTAN LEGISLATION NAMED FOR THE HERO, THE NOW 22-YEAR-OLD YOUNG WOMAN SHOT BY TALIBAN AT 15 FOR PURSUING HER EDUCATION; INSPIRED THE BOOK “I AM MALALA” AND BECAME A SYMBOL OF DETERMINATION AND EQUALITY FOR BILLIONS AROUND THE WORLD WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Hakeem […]

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REP. JEFFRIES NOMINATES NANCY PELOSI FOR SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, delivered a speech nominating Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives for the 117th Congress. Full remarks as delivered are below. REP. HAKEEM JEFFRIES: “Madam Clerk, I rise today at the direction of the House Democratic Caucus to place […]

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REP. JEFFRIES STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF THE CASH ACT

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the CASH Act of 2020, legislation to secure $2,000 direct payment checks for everyday Americans. “2020 has been a rough year filled with trials and tribulations, anchored in the fact that America is dealing with a public health […]