Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

May 25, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
Shadow day connects youth from foster system with Members of Congress

Rep. Sewell meets with Khadejah Moore at the Capitol

May 23, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 23, 2017 Press Release
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:

May 17, 2017 Press Release
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:

May 17, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 16, 2017 Press Release
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:

May 11, 2017 Press Release
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.

May 9, 2017 Press Release
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: