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  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on Hanukkah
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tonight, my family along with Jewish families across America and around the globe will celebrate Hanukkah, the festival of lights. In bringing loved ones together to recount the blessings of unexpected triumphs, we can be grateful for the gifts we have received, and dedicate ourselves to making a better world for us all. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital of Israel
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    We must work toward a day where the entire world recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and that can be achieved through final status negotiations. I remain as committed as ever to safeguarding Israel’s future as a Jewish and democratic state, at peace with its neighbors, with Jerusalem as its undisputed capital. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on GOP Senate Tax Scam Passage
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Under cover of night, this cruel, unpopular and hastily-crafted legislation will hand the wealthy an embarrassing bulk of any tax benefits, while leaving millions of middle class families with higher taxes and all our children and grandchildren drowning in debt. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on GOP Tax Scam Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy & Jobs

    Today the House passed a deficit explosion device that rewards the Republican donor class and punishes the rest of us. Read more

  • Veterans Day Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on November 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    It is every Americans’ patriotic duty to ensure that these veterans can access the benefits and services they so rightly deserve, including comprehensive health services, employment and educational opportunities. This care must also include support for their families, for they too have sacrificed much for all of us. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on Shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    (Sunrise, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement after the news of a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas: "My heart aches for the families of those impacted in Texas. In a place of worship, prayer, and healing, Americans should not have to fear for their lives. We experience deadly mass shootings disturbingly, more and more often in this country. Yet, there still has been no action to make sure people who shouldn't have guns can't g... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Celebrates PROTECT Act Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    The bipartisan PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017 was signed into law late Thursday and reauthorizes for another five years the National Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Data System, a national network of 61 coordinated task forces that combat child exploitation across the country. This law is a primary law enforcement tool used to keep online predators away from children. The legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives by Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Lamar Smit... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on the Passing of Sgt. Johnson
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Military & Defense

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), the Ranking Member on the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement honoring Sgt. Johnson on the day of his wake: “Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson, a son of South Florida, served our country with great honor and pride. He will be remembered as a mentor and a role model who believed deeply in the promise of America and left us far too soon. My thoughts are with his widow Myeshia... Read more

  • 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