Press Releases

Aug 15, 2019

Cicilline Criticizes FCC’s Rush to Approve T-Mobile’s Proposed Merger with Sprint, Calls for Additional Public Input

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) sent a letter today criticizing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for rushing to approve the Sprint and T-Mobile merger.

Aug 15, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Trump Administration’s Newest Attack on Women and LGBTQ Americans

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who also serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released a statement after the Trump administration announced plans to roll back protections for women and LGBTQ Americans that are employed by federal contractors.

Aug 14, 2019

Cicilline, Local Leaders Highlight Democratic Investments in Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and local leaders hosted an event today to highlight the work that House Democrats have done to get Washington working For The People again by making bold, innovative investments in rebuilding America’s infrastructure and raising family wages.

Aug 7, 2019

Cicilline, Fortenberry Ask FTC and DOJ to Consider Child Privacy Violations by YouTube in Any Google Settlement

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) last week requesting that they include strong remedies for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by YouTube or its parent company, Alphabet Inc, in any settlement.

Aug 4, 2019

In Wake of Mass Shootings, Cicilline Calls for Congress to Cancel Recess

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Jul 24, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Mueller Testimony

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement following the testimony of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Jul 24, 2019

Cicilline Questions Mueller on President Trump Obstructing Justice

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) questioned Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his findings regarding President Trump directing his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to tell then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to limit the Special Counsel’s investigation to elections after 2016.

Jul 23, 2019

Cicilline Criticizes Tech Firms for Evasive Testimony, Requests Answers to Questions

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) sent letters today asking Google, Facebook, and Amazon to provide complete answers to questions that were raised during last week’s Subcommittee hearing.

Jul 18, 2019

House Passes Bill to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE

The U.S. House of Representatives passed S.J.Res. 38, and two other measures today to block the sale of military weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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