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  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on Trump’s Iran Deal Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Israel, Military & Defense

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran: “Negotiating and signing on to the Iran deal was a difficult decision, but staying in it is not. President Trump’s indefensible and reckless mission to undermine this multilateral agreement harms U.S. national security and puts our allies, including Israel, at risk. Throughout this process, President Trump has disreg... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement to mark October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "As we mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we take time to celebrate and remember the millions of individuals and families who have been impacted by this terrible disease. My family and I are now nearly a decade removed from the day my doctor gave me news I never expected to hear. As a breast cancer survivor, I consider it my responsibility to share my... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on Las Vegas Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schulz (FL-23) released the following statement on the shooting in Las Vegas: “While we mourn for the victims, families, survivors and first responders who went through this horrific tragedy in Las Vegas, we cannot stop the conversation there. There was an airport mass shooting in my community in January, and Orlando’s Pulse tragedy is a fresh, painful memory. Now we have a new 'worst-ever gun-shooting' tragedy before us. Congress must send more than thoughts and praye... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz: Congress Must Reauthorize CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the need for Congress to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides funding for uninsured children: “Health care for hundreds of thousands of children in Florida is in jeopardy because Republicans refuse to hold a vote on the CHIP program before it expires Saturday. This may force some states into enrollment freezes or other budget stresses. Experts also predict that the recent hurricanes... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Latest Trumpcare Bill Withdrawal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to not hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare: “Courageous Americans called, spoke out and protested the Republicans’ latest appalling attempt to destroy our health care system, and together we beat it back – once again. Even though we have won this critical victory, we can’t stop now. We must keep the pressure on Leader McConnell, Speaker Ryan and th... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on Rosh Hashanah
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today in observance of Rosh Hashanah: “As the sun sets and Rosh Hashanah begins, so does our time of reflection and renewal. Tonight my family and I will join Jews from all over the world to celebrate the Jewish New Year and recommit ourselves to making the world we live in a sweeter one. “Every year, the High Holy Days provide us with a precious opportunity to contemplate on the past year and consider ways to improve upon... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Trump's DACA Termination
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after it was announced President Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “President Trump’s heartless, cowardly decision to eliminate the DACA program will spread anxiety and chaos throughout communities across the nation. It is yet another cruel, unnecessary and divisive policy move by this White House. Instead of providing promise, stability and opportunity to millions of young people, T... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Labor Day Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in observance of Labor Day: “So much of what we have in this nation, we owe to the brave union sisters and brothers who organized, fought and died for a better life for all of us. These victories touch our lives every day. Whether it’s safer working conditions and higher wages, a child’s freedom from work, or simply experiencing more leisure time with friends and family because of fewer hours on the job, it is because of t... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Trump's Pardon of Former Sheriff Arpaio
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement after President Trump pardoned former Sheriff Joe Arpaio tonight: "After drawing kudos from racists for his response to a fatal white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Donald Trump chooses now, of all times, to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. This shameful act – done under cover of a Friday night rollout – is just another ugly, brazen pander to his nativist base. With a notorious reputation for ethn... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Venezuelan TPS, Sanctions
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding the current situation in Venezuela and the latest sanctions announcement from the Trump Administration: “Venezuela is clearly governed by a brutal dictator who has plunged that nation into political and economic chaos that has resulted in legitimate fear for the safety of Venezuelans who have fled their native country. Therefore, I strongly support granting Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to all eligible Venezue... Read more