Press Releases

November 13, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6), Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), and Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-1) today introduced H.R. 5042, the “Opportunity Zone Reform Act,” which aims to tighten rules around the Opportunity Zone program and…

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October 31, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 232-196 to pass H.Res. 660, a resolution directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representative inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on passage of H.Res. 660. “Today, I voted to move forward to the next phase of the impeachment process. The Intelligence, Oversight, and Foreign Relations…

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October 24, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn discussed the Republican publicity stunt yesterday at the impeachment inquiry committee hearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Below is a link to the video and his remarks. Click here to…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn honored his dear friend Elijah E. Cummings with remarks at a service held today for the late Congressman at the U.S. Capitol. Below are his remarks: As Prepared for Delivery…

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October 23, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC)  and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today reintroduced legislation that takes an innovative, two-pronged approach to tackling the affordable housing crisis. The Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity (HOME) Act would provide immediate assistance to rent-burdened individuals…

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October 17, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement on the passing of U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings. “Today we have lost a giant.  Elijah Cummings was a public servant to his core.  He served his…

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September 26, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement regarding the release of the whistleblower’s report: “The whistleblower complaint regarding President Trump’s actions with respect to U.S. policy toward Ukraine, along with the memorandum…

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September 24, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement supporting Speaker Pelosi’s announced impeachment inquiry into President Trump: “My approach is always to proceed with reason and not emotion, which is why I have supported…

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September 19, 2019   

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Dr. Emily England Clyburn passed away the morning of Thursday, September 19, 2019, in Columbia, South Carolina.  Born in the Whitesville section of Berkeley County near Moncks Corner, South Carolina, she was preceded in death by her…

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July 29, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC), U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), and members of the House Task Force on Rural Broadband sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging his agency to…

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July 23, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement in support of the agreement brokered by Congressional Democratic leaders and the White House to provide certainty to our budget process and support Democratic priorities:…

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