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“President Trump’s recent anti-union executive orders roll back protections for federal employees that will leave them more susceptible to firings, official time cutbacks and unfavorable contracts. This unjustified assault hurts hundreds of thousands of working men and women and their families and communities, but it also further destabilizes a workforce that Congressional Republicans and this […]

By Debbie Wasserman Schultz “Last year Republicans in Congress passed a corporate tax giveaway that ignored millions of hard-working Americans and promises to balloon our national debt. Wealthy party donors like the Koch brothers reportedly spent $20 million to pass this GOP tax scam, and were rewarded with $1 billion in estimated annual tax savings.” […]

“Memorial Day is a time to pay tribute to Americans who have lost their lives in pursuit of protecting and preserving our democracy. These patriots fought valiantly so the rest of us can maintain the freedoms, liberty, and security that we enjoy in America. We are deeply saddened when the men and women who make […]

(Washington D.C) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed nationwide gag rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services tonight: “The Trump Administration’s shameful domestic gag order rule is their latest attempt to take health care away from women seeking cancer screenings, STD […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on the elections held in Venezuela: “Yesterday’s sham election in Venezuela has fooled no one: Nicolas Maduro is a dictator with zero democratic legitimacy. From banning potential opponents from running to bribing and intimidating voters to outright election fraud, the Maduro regime […]

“In 70 years of independence, the State of Israel has overcome perennial existential threats to grow, prosper, and thrive. In a region full of turmoil, Israel has been a model of democracy and development, to the benefit of all its citizens and the world. A vital ingredient to these 70 years of success has been […]

“This May, I am delighted to join my fellow Americans in celebrating the 13th annual Jewish American Heritage Month as we honor the significant impact the Jewish community has made on our nation. Throughout our long and celebrated history in the United States, Jewish leaders have spoken out for worker’s rights and women’s equality – […]

“We must treat this Earth Day as a call to action to save our planet for future generations. There are small steps we can take as individuals, like planting a tree, curbing plastic use, or re-committing our home and workplace to recycling. But given the ecological threats we face, individual steps are no longer enough. […]

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against the Syrian regime, following the deadly chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma: “The use of chemical weapons is a violation of international law to which a response is wholly justified. Bashar Al-Assad’s atrocities against the […]