Press Releases

March 3, 2021   

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Majority Whip Jim Clyburn issued the following joint statement on the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): “Neera Tanden is an outstanding public servant who has dedicated…

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March 2, 2021   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6), reintroduced the “Enhanced Background Checks Act” in the 117th Congress. This legislation would close the so-called “Charleston Loophole” that currently allows the sale of a firearm to proceed…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC) issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives vote of 219 – 212 to pass  the American Rescue Plan: “Our country has lost more than half a million lives…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6) delivered the following remarks in support of legislation that passed the House today to name a Georgetown, South Carolina Post Office after the first African American Congressman Joseph Rainey:…

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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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