Press Releases

Dec 23, 2016

Cicilline Statement on UNSC Vote Today Regarding Israel

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement on the United Nations Security Council's vote on Israel.

Dec 22, 2016

Following Cicilline Request, President Bars Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

Rhode Island Congressman recently urged Obama to invoke Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to protect environment

Dec 13, 2016

Cicilline Slams Trump’s Selection of Exxon CEO to Run State Department

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today on President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex W. Tillerson to serve as Secretary of State.

Dec 8, 2016

Cicilline Introduces Bill Requiring Release of President’s Tax Returns

Presidential Tax Disclosure Act will enhance transparency, allow greater scrutiny of President’s financial holdings

Dec 6, 2016

Cicilline Elected DPCC Co-Chair

Congressman Cicilline issued the statement below following his election last night to lead the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) as a co-chair in the 115th Congress.

Nov 30, 2016

RI to Receive $6 Million for Early Education

State Awarded $6,043,131 in Preschool Development Grants

Nov 18, 2016


The Democratic Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary issued the following joint statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) would be his choice for Attorney General.

Nov 16, 2016

Cicilline Leads 169 Reps Asking President-Elect Trump to Reverse Bannon Appointment

169 members of the U.S. House, led by Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), today sent a letter asking President-elect Donald Trump to rescind alt-right leader Steve Bannon’s appointment as White House Chief Strategist.

Nov 15, 2016

Cicilline, Democrats to Request President-Elect Withdraw Bannon Appointment

Congressman Cicilline is circulating a letter to colleagues on Capitol Hill today that requests President-elect Donald Trump rescind his appointment of alt-right leader Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist

Nov 9, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Trump Election

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement on the results of the 2016 elections.