Press Releases

June 17, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act: “I am pleased the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act, which has been…

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June 16, 2021   

This op-ed was originally published in The Post and Courier on June 16, 2021 By: James E. Clyburn June 16, 2021 I credit my love of history and respect for historic events to my dad’s often-stated axiom, “anything that has…

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June 15, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn testified today before the House Subcommittee on National Park, Forests, and Public Lands in support of H.R. 1286, the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor Act: As Prepared…

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May 19, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 3233, the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act: “I applaud the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks today on the House Floor recognizing the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Click image to watch the full floor statement. As Prepared for Delivery…

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May 7, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) joined House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Congresswoman Barbra Lee (CA-13) in reintroducing legislation to remove the bust of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney from the U.S….

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April 29, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement tonight regarding President Biden’s speech to a joint session of Congress: “On the 99th day of the Biden-Harris Administration, President Biden’s first address to a joint session…

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April 6, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement on the passing of U.S. Congressman Alcee Hastings: “Today Florida lost a committed public servant and the nation lost a passionate patriot. We in the Congressional Black…

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April 5, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Reverend Raphael Warnock announced the introduction of the bicameral Voter Empowerment Act, legislation originally authored in the House by civil rights icon Congressman…

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April 1, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan: “The French observer Alexis de Tocqueville once intoned, ‘The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than…

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March 25, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following floor remarks today on the need to reform the Senate filibuster for voting rights and civil rights legislation: Click image to watch the full floor statement. As…

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March 18, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) and Representative Haley Stevens (MI-11) launched the House Democratic Manufacturing Working Group to examine key issues for strengthening the American manufacturing sector. In the wake of a global pandemic,…

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