Press Releases

Clyburn Statement on the Charleston Massacre Anniversary

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

“Today marks the first anniversary of the Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina. This heinous crime was deeply impactful, and the response of the families and community has been even more impactful.

Clyburn Announces Department of Justice Grant to Support Victims of Emanuel AME Church Attack

Jun 2, 2016 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the Department of Justice’s announcement of a $3,611,088 grant.

Clyburn Introduces Legislation to create National Monument dedicated to Reconstruction ERA at Penn Center

Jun 2, 2016 Press Release

U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement after introducing the “Penn School – Reconstruction Era National Monument Act."

Clyburn Op-Ed: Republicans’ Feckless Policies and Reckless Politics

May 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) published the following op-ed on the Huffington Post today:

Clyburn Testimony at Rules Committee in Support of Clyburn-Smith Amendment to NDAA

May 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn delivered the following statement at today’s meeting of the Rules Committee considering amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (as prepared for delivery):

Clyburn Statement on Republican Vote to Keep the Confederate Battle Flag Flying at the Citadel

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the House Armed Services Committee Republicans’ rejection of Ranking Member Adam Smith’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act:

Clyburn Statement on Smith Amendment to the NDAA on the Confederate Battle Flag

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the House Armed Services Committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act:

Clyburn to Host Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to South Carolina March 18-20

Feb 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC), along with Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Representative John Lewis (D-GA), will host a Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to South Carolina.

Congressman Jim Clyburn to Host a Disaster Relief Forum

Oct 16, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Jim Clyburn will host a Disaster Relief Forum on Monday, October 19 in one of the hardest hit communities in South Carolina, Kingstree, in Williamsburg County. The public is invited to attend.

South Carolina Flooding

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

I am saddened by the loss of life, property and infrastructure in our state of South Carolina of “smiling faces and beautiful places.” However, I want to update you on FEMA assistance and other information regarding disaster relief.

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