DNC launches group in response to Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced the launch of the Commission on Protecting American Democracy from the Trump Administration. The group will investigate voter suppression, the “voter fraud” myth, and strategies for modernizing the voting process to provide more Americans better access to the polls.
New CBO score shows Trumpcare eliminates coverage for 23 million Americans
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report showing that the healthcare repeal bill which passed the House this May would eliminate healthcare coverage for 23 million Americans. For sick patients in states which waive essential health requirements, CBO predicts that healthcare coverage could become unaffordable and likely unattainable.
Shadow day connects youth from foster system with Members of Congress
House Intelligence Committee holds open hearing with Brennan
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Intelligence Committee held a public hearing featuring former CIA Director Brennan as part of the Committee’s Russia investigation. Congresswoman Terri A.
Budget slashes funding for safety net, healthcare, education, agriculture
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President released a 2018 budget proposal with massive cuts to social safety-net programs, science, agricultural, and other institutions vital to Alabama communities. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement:
DOJ appoints special counsel to lead investigation of Russian election interference
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties between Russian officials and U.S. persons. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell releases the following statement:
CSP of West Alabama and NHS of Birmingham receive over $250,000 in grants
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, NeighborWorks America, a congressionally chartered nonprofit committed to expanding affordable housing and community development, announced new grant awards to the Community Service Programs (CSP) of West Alabama, Inc. and Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) of Birmingham, Inc.
In memo, Comey reportedly alleges President requested end to investigation
Washington, D.C. – In a memo reported today, former FBI Director James Comey claimed that President Trump urged him to “let this go” in regards to the FBI’s investigation of Michael Flynn. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), a member of the House Intelligence Committee, releases the following statement:
Under the guise of a fake problem, new commission lays the foundation for voter suppression
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Trump signed an executive order creating a commission to examine cases of voter fraud in American elections.
Trump fires FBI Director amidst active investigation into Russia ties
Washington, D.C. – Today, FBI Director James Comey was fired by President Donald Trump, whose campaign associates were under investigation by the FBI for their ties to Russian officials. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence releases the following statement: