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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the White House budget:
“The Trump budget is an all-out assault on the poor. Once again, the administration has prioritized the needs of the rich over the poor.
“The budget double-downs on Medicaid with a $610 billion cut on top of the cuts made in the Republicans’ health care bill. It literally takes food out of the mouths of babes by cutting $190 billion from SNAP over a ten-year period.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today released the following statement on National Teacher Appreciation Week:
“As a lifelong educator and former principal, I know firsthand that teaching is one of the most challenging jobs in America, National Teacher Appreciation Week gives us the opportunity to thank the more than three million dedicated public school teachers for meeting the challenge to build our nation’s future by shaping the minds of America’s children.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined congressional colleagues and sorors at a news conference today to decry the discovery of bananas hanging from nooses tied to trees on the campus of American University in Washington, D.C. The despicable act appears to be in response the election of the university’s first African-American student government president, Taylor Dumpson, who is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
MIAMI, FL –
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement in response to President Trump’s visit to Florida to promote school choice and voucher programs: