Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Press Releases

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:

May 4, 2017 Press Release
TrumpCare will strike major blow to working families, seniors, patients

Washington, D.C. – Today, Republicans passed a healthcare repeal bill through the House of Representatives despite unanimous opposition from Democratic lawmakers. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reports that, should the bill become law, an estimated 24 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage. Congresswoman Terri A.

May 3, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan omnibus deal funds historic preservation, student aid, medical research

Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives voted to pass legislation funding the federal government through the remainder of FY17. The deal includes an increase in funding for historic preservation, health research, student aid, and healthcare benefits for coal miners.

May 2, 2017 Press Release
National Urban League releases 2017 State of Black America report

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Urban League released the 2017 edition of its annual State of Black America report. This year’s report, “Protect Our Progress,” examines the state of job creation, living wages, voting rights, criminal justice reform, education, health care, financial literacy, and threats to progress in those areas. Congresswoman Terri A.

Apr 30, 2017 Press Release

Montgomery, AL – On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) held a reception at the Lowndes Interpretive Center in Hayneville, AL, for the 2017 Seventh Congressional District Art Competition. This year, 76 pieces were submitted from talented high school students across the district.

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
President Trump releases proposal cutting taxes for wealthiest Americans and rapidly increasing the deficit

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump released a tax proposal that would dramatically reduce taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals and add trillions of dollars to the federal deficit. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, responds with the following statement:

Apr 15, 2017 Press Release
Ceremony Recognizes Birmingham’s Role in American History as Epicenter of Civil Rights Movement

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement regarding the dedication of the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
"To effectively end the brutality of the Assad regime and the suffering of Syrian people, we need a comprehensive strategy with buy-in from lawmakers in Congress."

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, the United States military launched cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield, responding to chemical attacks perpetrated against Syrian civilians earlier this week. Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) releases the following statement: