Press Releases

June 3, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 987 Strengthening Healthcare and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs. Below are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: “Today, I stand for…

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn launched a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband to provide coordination and leadership to end the rural-digital divide. The Task Force will work to advance solutions to ensure all…

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April 18, 2019   

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement in response to Special Counsel Mueller’s report: “The report released today is a reminder that this is about an attack on our elections by a…

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April 6, 2019   

“America has lost a one of a kind statesman. Fritz Hollings was an astute politician who was motivated by service. He was truly devoted to advancing the cause of our democracy and bettering the lives all Americans. “I have been…

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April 3, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today introduced a sweeping anti-poverty bill to better target federal grant dollars to high-poverty urban, rural, and tribal communities. The bill, titled An…

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March 28, 2019   

WASHINGTON, March 28 – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced legislation Thursday to extend and expand funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps. If Congress doesn’t act by September…

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March 7, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Majority Whip James E. Clyburn delivered the following statement on the floor of the House in support of the resolution condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, and bigotry against minorities: Click image to watch the full floor statement “Mr….

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February 28, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1112 The Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019 today by a vote of 228-198. The bipartisan legislation will fix the so-called “Charleston Loophole” that currently allows the sale of a…

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February 26, 2019   

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) and Congressman Joe Cunningham (SC-01) praised the passage of the Lands Package the House passed today which will be sent to the President’s desk for his signature. This package…

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February 15, 2019   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on the President’s national emergency declaration: “The President’s declaration of a manufactured national emergency in order to erect an ineffective, wasteful, and medieval wall sets…

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February 14, 2019   

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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February 11, 2019   

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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