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Washington, August 3, 2019 “I will seek a full accounting of where these hundreds of children who were reportedly relocated from the Homestead detention center ended up.” Today Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to the announcement that all unaccompanied youth have been moved out of the Homestead facility: “I […]

Washington, July 30, 2019 “Holocaust survivors have endured the worst of human atrocities and deserve special care for the duration of their remaining years.” (Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) has introduced the Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare (TIME) for Holocaust Survivors Act, legislation which would help ensure that the roughly 80,000 Holocaust […]

Washington, July 30, 2019 “Democrats will not stop fighting for it and Republicans should not use Venezuelans as pawns in their political game.” (Sunrise, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to Senate Republicans decision today to take a six-week break without passing a bill that would grant […]

Washington, July 26, 2019 “Reauthorizing the EARLY Act means that we will continue the vital work of educating young and higher risk women about their breast health and direct their attention to this deadly disease.” (Washington D.C.) – This week, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) introduced legislation (H.R. 4078) to […]

Washington, July 25, 2019 “It is imperative that you respond appropriately to contain the influence that Russia and other malign foreign actors are attempting to exert on our elections.” (WASHINGTON) – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to President Trump on the […]

Washington, July 25, 2019 After months of inaction from the President, House Democrats stepped into the void and extended life-saving protections to Venezuelans who have fled starvation, violence, and persecution.(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 549, extending Temporary Protected […]

Washington, July 23, 2019 “Congress must be able to exercise its constitutional oversight authority and ensure that all migrants coming here are treated with dignity and humanity.” (Washington D.C.) – Tens of thousands of migrants are detained every day in government-run and for-profit facilities run by contractors. Congress must have unrestricted access to these facilities to […]

Washington, July 23, 2019 “House Republicans sent Venezuelan nationals – our friends and neighbors – a cruel message that they are inexplicably indifferent to the crisis taking place in Venezuela.” (Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted overwhelmingly against the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019: […]

Washington, July 10, 2019 “I’ve been insistent that he publicly answer for these troubling actions, and I am heartened that Chairmen Cummings and Raskin have called for this public accounting.” Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight […]

Washington, July 8, 2019 “As Epstein now faces a real accounting for his crimes, it’s time for Acosta to be held responsible for letting Epstein elude real justice for so long.”Today Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement: The new sex trafficking charges announced today make it agonizingly clear that former U.S. Attorney […]