Showing posts with label Hakeem Jeffries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hakeem Jeffries. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

House Minority Leader Hakkem Jeffries Statement On Motion to Vacate the Chair

House Minorty House Leader Hakeem Jeffries realesed the following statment after Rep. Kevin McCarthy was removed from his position of speaker of the House.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries statement on impeachment inquiry into President Biden

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) posted the following on Twitter (now X) in response to the announcement of an impeachment inquiry into President Biden Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.).

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries speech at the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington

Watch House minority leader, REp. Hakeem Jeffries speech at the Lincoln Memorial in the nation’s capital to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech.

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Democratic Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries letter to Republican leadership to hold vote on gun legislation

House democratic Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries wrote the following letter to the Republican Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy urging him to hold a vote on “common sense gun safety legislation” following this week’s deadly shooting at a Christian school in Nashville.

Sunday, August 08, 2021

Representatives Hakeem Jeffries statement on Gov. Coumo sexual harassment report

Representatives Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Thomas Suozzi (NY-03) and Gregory Meeks (NY-05) issued the following joint statement after a report by State Attorney General, Letitia James found that the harassment claimed by a number of the Governor Coumo's accusers is in violation of state and federal law:

“The office of Attorney General Tish James conducted a complete, thorough and professional investigation of the disturbing allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo. The investigation has found that the Governor engaged in abusive behavior toward women, including subordinates, created a hostile work environment and violated state and federal law. We commend the brave women who came forward and spoke truth to power. The time has come for Governor Andrew Cuomo to do the right thing for the people of New York State and resign.”

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries re-elected as Democratic Caucus Chairman

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY 8th District) was re-elected Wednesday to his role as the Democratic caucus chairman in the 117th Congress. The Democratic caucus chairman is the the fifth ranking member of leadership.

The House Democratic Caucus Chairman presides over caucus meetings, which are composed of all members of the Democratic party. The chair is elected by the caucus, and is limited to two consecutive full terms.

The House Democratic Caucus serves as the organizational forum to elect party leaders at the outset of each new Congress. The caucus meets on a weekly basis to discuss party policy, pending legislative issues, and other matters of mutual concern.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on impeachment: No one is above the law

Rep Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY 8th District) who is the Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus spoke before the House voted on a impeachment inquiry resolution. Jeffries let it be known that no one including the President of the United States is above the law.

Watch his speech below:

Monday, January 21, 2019

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Calls Trump ‘The Grand Wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue’

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the National Action Network Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D- NY) blasted President Donald Trump, going as far at to call Trump the "Grand Wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue". Watch his comments below.