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Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today reintroduced legislation to stop the Republican tax bill’s tax hike on charities, places of worship, and other nonprofit organizations. This bill would repeal the costly provision without shifting any…

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6), Congressman Peter King (NY-2) and Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC-1) introduced the “Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019” in the 116thCongress. The bipartisan legislation will close the so-called “Charleston Loophole” that currently…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn appeared on CNN’s “New Day” to respond to President Trump’s State of the Union address last night. Below are excerpts and a link to the full interview:   Click…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement in response to the State of the Union address: “Tonight, the President spoke to a very different Congress. The U.S. House chamber held a record number…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today reintroduced his legislation to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Historic Preservation program, an initiative he has championed his entire career in Congress. In 1998, at the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the deal to reopen the government: “Today the American people’s and federal workers’ prayers are answered. I am pleased an agreement has been reached…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, three key members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined community organizations in opposing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services action granting a waiver to the State of South Carolina allowing religious organizations to…

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Columbia, S.C. – U.S. House Majority James E. Clyburn made this statement today in response to President Trump’s address: “Until the President releases his hostages – federal workers and the American people – there will be no negotiation. End the…

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As Prepared for Delivery Madam/Mr. Speaker: I rise today to speak to how the tale of two Kings has brought us to this moment in history. If he had been allowed to live, today would have been Dr. Martin Luther…

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As Prepared for Delivery Madam/Mr. Speaker: I rise today to address what I will call a tale of two kings. One, a member of this body, who wondered out loud to the New York Times why the terms white nationalism and…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn appeared on CNN’s “New Day” to discuss “smart wall” border security and respond to the President’s oval office address last night. Below are excerpts from the interview and a link to…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on plans for the House to vote this week on individual appropriations bills to reopen vital government services and getting federal employees back to work: “It…

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