Press Releases

February 9, 2021   

National Trust for Historic Preservation and its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund join legislators in support of new historic site designations WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) reintroduced…

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January 22, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the confirmation of retired 4-star Army General Lloyd Austin as the Biden Administration Secretary of Defense. “Today the historic Biden-Harris Administration made history again….

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January 13, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks on the House floor ahead of the second vote to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. (Remarks as…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn testified today at a hearing held by the Congressional Black Caucus in response to the domestic terrorist attack that occurred at the United States Capitol building on Wednesday, January 6,…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks as prepared on the House floor today ahead of the vote invoking the 25th amendment: “Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this resolution. “In recent…

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December 22, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks on the House floor today: “While today’s vote to provide relief to families who are suffering due to circumstances far beyond their control is welcome, it…

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December 17, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released his final 2020 Clyburn Chronicles podcast with special guest Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush. The podcast focuses on their shared experiences as protestors and their support of police reforms. Clyburn…

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December 10, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Whip James E. Clyburn introduced a House Resolution today recognizing the 150th anniversary of Joseph Rainey’s swearing in as the first African American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. The resolution honors Congressman Rainey’s…

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December 8, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the nomination of retired 4-star Army General Lloyd Austin as the Biden Administration Secretary of Defense. “I enthusiastically support President-elect Joe Biden’s selection for…

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December 7, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As we mark the 79th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor which drew our country into World War II, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06) today introduced legislation to…

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December 2, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement regarding Chief Deputy Whips for the 117th Congress: “I am pleased to announce that Representatives G.K. Butterfield and Jan Schakowsky will serve as Senior Chief Deputy Whips…

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November 18, 2020   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC) issued the following statement on his re-election as House Majority Whip for the 117th Congress. “It is a true honor for me to serve the House Democratic Caucus again in this…

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