Press Releases

Jun 26, 2020

Cicilline Slams Trump Effort to Dismantle Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

Congressman David Cicilline spoke on the House floor this morning mere hours after the Trump administration filed legal briefs requesting the Supreme Court to rip away health care from 20 million Americans and eliminate protections for 135 million Americans with pre-existing conditions.

Jun 25, 2020

Cicilline Floor Speech on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Rep. David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor to demand passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R.7120). Cicilline is a co-sponsor of the bill and voted to pass it last week in the House Judiciary Committee.

Jun 24, 2020

DOJ Whistleblower Answers Cicilline’s Questions on AG’s Abuse of Power

Rep. Cicilline asked DOJ whistleblower John Elias about Attorney General Barr’s abuse of power by directing the Antitrust Division to take unwarranted actions against auto manufacturers that had agreed to limit their emissions.

Jun 18, 2020

Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Protecting DACA

Dreamers are American citizens in every sense of the word. They were brought here as children.

Jun 17, 2020

Cicilline Remarks on Justice in Policing Act

So my colleagues, do not be silent. Rise to this moment. Set aside politics. Join us and fixing what is broken in America, and we’ll be able to look back on this day and know that together, we made a difference.

Jun 16, 2020

Cicilline Remarks on COVID-19 Social Media Disinformation

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), took part in a panel discussion on COVID-19 social media disinformation at George Washington University’s Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics this morning. The text of Cicilline’s opening remarks, as delivered, is embedded below.

Jun 16, 2020

RI Wins Landmark $65 Million Federal Grant to Overhaul Route 146

“Rebuilding Rhode Island’s infrastructure is one of the most effective ways we have to create good-paying jobs and grow our economy,” said Cicilline.

Jun 15, 2020

Cicilline Statement on SCOTUS Ruling LGBT Individuals Cannot Be Denied Employment Due to Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

Issues: LGBT Issues

“Today’s Supreme Court decision marks a major step towards ensuring that LGBTQ Americans enjoy the same rights and responsibilities as everyone else” said Cicilline.

Jun 8, 2020

Cicilline Bill Will Limit Trump’s Insurrection Act Powers

"This is not North Korea, and the commander-in-chief cannot order the military to attack peaceful protesters,” said Cicilline.

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