Press Releases

July 29, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4686, Sami’s Law, legislation that would require transportation network companies to establish a system and policy for…

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July 27, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on House passage of the name change of H.R. 4 from the Voting Rights Advancement Act to the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act. “It…

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July 22, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) delivered the following remarks on the House floor to remember and pay tribute to his late friend and colleague, Congressman John Robert Lewis:   Click image to watch…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 7573, legislation to replace the bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and remove Confederate statues…

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This op-ed was originally published in The Hill on July 22, 2020 HONORING JOHN LEWIS’S VOTING RIGHTS LEGACY By James E. Clyburn July 22, 2020 The country lost a hero, our civil rights movements lost an icon, and I lost…

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July 21, 2020   

REP. JAMES E. CLYBURN: JOHN LEWIS MADE HIS LIFE A SERMON. HONOR HIM WITH MORAL DEEDS. John R. Lewis was dedicated to racial equality in America through non-violent acts. It’s time to honor him by taking action like he would…

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DOING SCHOOLWORK IN THE PARKING LOT IS NOT A SOLUTION In a pandemic-plagued country, high-speed internet connections are a civil rights issue. By The New York Times Editorial Board July 18, 2020 When Autumn Lee, a pre-med junior at the…

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July 1, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today praised House passage of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act. This comprehensive package invests over $1.5 trillion in rebuilding American infrastructure and creates millions of American jobs that cannot…

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June 30, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks today on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.   Click image to watch the full floor statement. As Prepared for Delivery…

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ZOOM AND CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY LAUNCH FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP Programs to include Internships, Scholarships, Curriculum, and Product Advisory WASHINGTON, D.C. – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) and Claflin University today announced that they have committed to a five-year strategic partnership. The…

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June 25, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. Click image to watch the full…

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June 24, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06), members of the House Rural Broadband Task Force and House Democrats introduced H.R. 7302, the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, which invests $100 billion to build high-speed broadband…

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