Press Releases

Apr 24, 2019

Following Supreme Court Ruling, Cicilline Plans Hearing on Workers’ Rights

Shortly after conservatives on the Supreme Court once again ruled 5-4 to let corporations use binding arbitration clauses to override state law and block employees from pursuing class action claims, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced plans to hold hearings on the impact of arbitration clauses on working people, as well as the ways Congress can step in to protect workers and consumers.

Apr 19, 2019

Cicilline Outlines Damning Misconduct of President, Next Steps for Judiciary Committee

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, held a press conference in Pawtucket this morning to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings from his investigation into the Trump administration. Cicilline also outlined what steps the Judiciary Committee and Congress can take following these revelations of substantial misconduct.

Apr 18, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Redacted Mueller Report

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today following the public release of the redacted Mueller report.

Apr 17, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Attorney General’s Thursday Morning Press Conference

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today after the announcement of Attorney General Barr’s Mueller press conference.

Apr 16, 2019

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on White House Refusal to Provide Answers on Interference with AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) released a joint statement in response to the White House’s refusal to provide answers related to their potential interference with the merger of AT&T and Time Warner.

Apr 10, 2019

Cicilline, House Dems Pass Bill to Restore Net Neutrality

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement after voting to pass the Save the Internet Act (H.R.1644).

Apr 9, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Venezuela Intervention Bill

Democratic Policy and Communication Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee approved his legislation to prohibit the Trump administration from engaging in military activity in Venezuela unless Congress authorizes an intervention.

Apr 7, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Nielsen Resignation

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01 issued a statement after the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Apr 3, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Authorizing Mueller Report, Trump Admin Subpoenas

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued a statement after voting to give Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10) the authority to subpoena the Mueller report in full, as well as the records of five former Trump administration officials.

Apr 3, 2019

Cicilline, Collins Introduce Bill to Provide Lifeline to Local News

U.S. House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and U.S. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins (GA-09) introduced legislation that will allow local news outlets to negotiate collectively with large online platforms, including Facebook and Google.

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