Press Releases

Apr 2, 2019

Cicilline: “Con Man and Charlatan” President Trying to Take Away Access to Health Care from Millions

During debate on H.Res.271, Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) slammed President Trump for attempting to repeal the entirety of the Affordable Care Act.

Apr 2, 2019

Cicilline Urges Swift Passage of Equality Act During Judiciary Committee Hearing

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) argued in favor of passing the Equality Act (H.R.5), his bill to expand existing federal civil rights protections to ensure equality for the LGBTQ community, during a hearing on the bill in the House Judiciary Committee.

Apr 1, 2019

Cicilline Statement on U.S. Halting F-35 Sales to Turkey

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who introduced bipartisan legislation last year to stop further sales of F-35 joint strike fighters to Turkey, issued the following statement today.

Mar 28, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Extending Deportation Protections for Liberian Refugees

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), the author of the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act, issued a statement after President Donald Trump extended protections for Liberian refugees residing in the United States through March 31, 2020.

Mar 27, 2019

House Passes Legislation to Fight Back Against Pay Discrimination

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) fought today for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 7) to close the gender wage gap and give working women the tools they need to fight back against workplace discrimination.

Mar 27, 2019

Cicilline Leading Bipartisan Fight to Preserve Special Olympics Funding

As President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos push to gut funding for the Special Olympics, Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) is rallying dozens of members behind an effort to preserve more than $28 million for the Special Olympics in the upcoming fiscal year.

Mar 26, 2019

Cicilline, Dems Introduce New Bill to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions, Drive Down Health Care Costs

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) joined colleagues today to introduce the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act, a bill that helps fulfill the Democrats’ For The People promise to lower health care costs and prescription drug prices for working people and seniors.

Mar 26, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Veto Override

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement after voting to block President Trump’s effort to siphon $3.6 billion in funding from military bases, as well as $4.4 billion in other funds, to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Mar 24, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Mueller Report Summary

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after Congress received Attorney General Barr's letter.

Mar 22, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Mueller Investigation

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued a statement following the completion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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