Press Releases

October 2, 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 the updated Heroes Act, a stimulus package to address the health and economic downturn in our country, strengthen…

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September 17, 2020   

Rep. Clyburn, Sen. Coons Introduce Legislation Commemorating Multi-State Brown v. Board of Education Sites National Trust for Historic Preservation and its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund join legislators on new designationsWASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC)…

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August 22, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks today on the Floor in advance of the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote on the Delivering for America Act in support of protecting the U.S. Postal…

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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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