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Cicilline Statement on Release of So-Called Nunes “Memo”

Friday, February 2, 2018

PAWTUCKET – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who serves on the House Judiciary and Foreign Affairs Committees, issued the following statement today:

Cicilline Making Bipartisan Wager on Super Bowl

Thursday, February 1, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and U.S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) are making this year’s Super Bowl a little more interesting by placing a friendly wager on the game. Following the outcome of Super Bowl LII, the loser will have to pose for a social media photo while wearing the winning team’s jersey.

Cicilline Statement on State of the Union

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement tonight:

“Tonight, President Trump had the opportunity to bring our country together, but instead he chose to double down on his divisive and destructive agenda – comprised of little substance or facts – that has come to define his failing Administration."

Cicilline Statement on Andrew McCabe’s Retirement

Monday, January 29, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee, issued the following statement today:

“Deputy Director McCabe has served our country for more than two decades in the FBI. He is a remarkable public servant who I’ve had the opportunity to see at the Judiciary Committee. I’ve always found him to be honest and straightforward with members of both political parties.”

Cicilline Congratulates 2017 Congressional App Challenge Winners

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

PAWTUCKET – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-1) announced the 2017 winners of the Congressional App Challenge for the First District of Rhode Island during a visit to Barrington High School’s AP Computer Science class. Shiyuan Huang and Ariadne Dulchinos, Barrington High School students, were recognized for designing and building the educational gaming app, EarthSmart.

PSA: Cicilline Congressional Offices Will Remain Open in Event of Federal Government Shutdown

Monday, January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline’s Pawtucket and Capitol Hill offices will remain open for normal business hours in the event of a government shutdown.

“I came to Congress to get things done for Rhode Island,” said Cicilline. “Even if the President fails to craft an agreement today, my offices will remain open to provide any assistance or services my constituents require.”

Cicilline Statement on End of Government Shutdown

Monday, January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today:

“The past year has shown that Republicans are incapable of governing. Nothing demonstrates this fact more than the federal government shutdown. Operating a $4 trillion federal government without an annual budget, limping along month-to-month, wasting millions of taxpayer dollars, and hurting our military, is no way to lead.”

Cicilline Leads Dems in Demanding President Keep Government Open, Address Bipartisan Priorities

Thursday, January 18, 2018

 

WASHINGTON – As President Trump and the Republicans who control Congress struggle to avoid a Federal government shutdown, U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Peter Welch (VT-AL), and Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) today led 168 of their House colleagues in a letter to the President that outlines key priorities that must be addressed in any spending bill passed by Congress.

Cicilline Announces 2018 Valentines for Veterans

Thursday, January 18, 2018

PAWTUCKET – Today, Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) encouraged Elementary Schools across Rhode Island’s First Congressional District to participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” program.

Tiverton Resident to Join Cicilline for State of the Union

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today announced that Bridget Santos, a 23-year old Rhode Island resident who received coverage for hip replacement surgery through the Affordable Care Act, will join him in Washington later this month for President Trump’s State of the Union Address.

Cicilline Slams GOP for Spike in Number of Americans Without Health Insurance

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

WASHINGTON – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today after it was revealed that the number of Americans without health insurance increased by 3.2 million last year:

Cicilline, Whitehouse Introduce Bipartisan New England Coastal Protection Act

Thursday, January 11, 2018

WASHINGTON – Following President Trump’s announcement that he will open nearly all offshore areas to drilling, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) introduced the New England Coastal Protection Act today to permanently prohibit oil and gas drilling off the coasts of Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The legislation introduced today is co-sponsored by U.S. Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) and U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), as well as every U.S. Senator and member of the U.S.

Cicilline Statement on President's Decision To End TPS for 200,000 Salvadorans

Monday, January 8, 2018

PAWTUCKET - U.S. Representative David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement:

"The decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 200,000 Salvadorans is cruel and short-sighted. It will tear apart families, disrupt our economy, and undermine our strategic goals in Latin America."

Cicilline Statement on Trump Finally Disbanding Fake Voter Fraud Commission

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

PAWTUCKET - U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), author of the Automatic Voter Registration Act, issued the following statement tonight:

“Every American citizen has the right to make his or her voice heard at the ballot box. But for several years now, self-serving politicians have tried to take this right away from working men and women, minorities, and young people, by making it more difficult or impossible to vote.”

In Age of Trump, Cicilline Plays Key Role Leading House Dems, Delivering Results for RI

Saturday, December 30, 2017

PAWTUCKET – Both as a member of the House Democratic Leadership team, and as the top Democrat on the House Antitrust Subcommittee, Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-1) has spent the past year helping to shape the national discourse about the challenges facing working Americans. Even as President Trump ushers in an era of unprecedented uncertainty in Washington, Cicilline has continued to deliver results for the people he serves.

Cicilline in Afghanistan for Christmas with Troops

Sunday, December 24, 2017

KABUL – Earlier this morning, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, landed in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he will celebrate Christmas with men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who are serving there as part of Operation Resolute Support.
 

Cicilline Statement on Short-Term Government Spending Bill

Friday, December 22, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today:

“Republicans spent yesterday celebrating a tax bill that robs money from the middle class and gives it to corporations and the wealthiest Americans. Today, they failed to address any of the urgent needs facing working people.”

Cicilline Statement on Republican Tax Scam

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Democratic  Leadership, issued the following statement today:

How the Grinch Stole Middle Class Tax Cuts

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – With a little help from Dr. Seuss, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) shared the story of How the Grinch Stole Middle Class Tax Cuts this morning. A video of Cicilline’s remarks can be viewed by clicking here. The full text of his remarks, as delivered, is embedded below.

 

 

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David N. Cicilline

How the Grinch Stole Middle Class Tax Cuts

Remarks As Delivered

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