Press Releases

Jul 16, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Trump-Putin “Summit”

“Since 1776, America has stood as a beacon of hope to the rest of the world. Unlike any country that came before it, America is defined by a set of ideals that have guided our actions both at home and across the world."

Jul 13, 2018

RI Fire Departments Awarded $515k for New Equipment & Protective Gear

“This critical funding will help ensure that firefighters in Cumberland, Lime Rock, and Pawtucket can do their jobs safely and effectively,” said Cicilline.

Jul 9, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Nomination

“With this nomination, President Trump is rigging the system even more against working people and in favor of powerful corporate special interests."

Jul 5, 2018

Cicilline Statement on EPA Administrator’s Resignation

Issues: Environment

Scott Pruitt’s long-overdue resignation today doesn’t change the fact that President Trump is running the most corrupt administration in recent memory.

Jun 29, 2018

Cicilline Bill Honoring Rhode Island Hero Moves to President’s Desk

The United States Senate last night approved H.R. 4685 to rename the U.S. Post Office located at 515 Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, in honor of First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna Jr.

Jun 28, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Trump-Putin Summit

"President Trump’s ‘Dictators First’ approach to foreign policy is doing America no favors."

Jun 28, 2018

Foreign Affairs Committee Advances Cicilline’s Bipartisan Bill to Improve Humanitarian Situation In Gaza, Increase Oversight of Funding

“This bill will require the administration to clarify their policy towards funding for the West Bank, Gaza, and other Palestinian refugees.”

Jun 27, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Justice Anthony Kennedy's Retirement

In light of the serious allegations of corruption that have been raised against the "President, the ongoing Special Counsel investigation, and the standard Republicans set in 2016 when they denied Merrick Garland a single hearing on his Supreme Court nomination, I believe the Senate should wait until after the midterms to consider Justice Kennedy's replacement. The American people deserve to have a voice in this process."