Press Releases

Feb 1, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Confirmation of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex W. Tillerson as the 69th United States Secretary of State.

Jan 31, 2017

Co-Chairs of Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Call for Oversight Investigation into President Trump’s Dangerous Muslim Ban

Reps. David Cicilline, Cheri Bustos & Hakeem Jeffries Call on Chairman Jason Chaffetz to launch a bipartisan investigation in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Jan 31, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Trump Supreme Court Nomination

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jan 30, 2017

HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO CELEBRATE DIVERSITY AT TRUMP’S ADDRESS TO CONGRESS

To show support for marginalized communities, Congressman Cicilline and colleagues are celebrating diversity and inclusion at the President’s address to a joint session of Congress on February 28.

Jan 27, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Trump Closing America’s Doors to Refugees Fleeing Unspeakable Violence

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to suspend the admission of Syrian refugees to the United States.

Jan 27, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

"Today, we remember 11 million men, women, and children whose lives were taken during the darkest chapter in human history," said Congressman Cicilline.

Jan 27, 2017

PSA: Get Covered

Just hours after President Donald Trump moved to weaken new health insurance enrollments, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline is stepping up his efforts to ensure Rhode Islanders have the tools and resources they need to get health insurance coverage for 2017.

Jan 25, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after President Trump signed new executive orders to authorize the construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, hire thousands of new U.S. Border Agents, and increase deportations of undocumented immigrants.

Jan 25, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Trump’s Baseless Claims About Voter Fraud

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after President Trump suggested he will launch a massive investigation into claims of voter fraud that experts have repeatedly concluded are baseless.

Jan 25, 2017

Cicilline Statement on Foreign Affairs Republicans Voting Down Transparency Measure

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted down an amendment he offered to require U.S. government employees to disclose any conflicts of interest, or prior work as an agent of a foreign government, before testifying as a witness in front of the committee.

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