Press Releases

Congressmen Clyburn and Cunningham Join Community Leaders To Call For Closing The Charleston Loophole

Feb 21, 2019 Press Release

Next week the U.S. House of Representatives will take the first step to close the so-called “Charleston Loophole” that allowed the perpetrator of the Mother Emanuel massacre to obtain his gun.

Postmaster Frazier B. Baker Post Office Dedication Announced New Lake City Post Office Name Honors First African-American Postmaster

Feb 21, 2019 Press Release

On Friday, February 22, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn join other elected officials and Baker family representatives at the renaming of the Lake City Post Office in Lake City, South Carolina in honor of Frazier B. Baker.

U.S. Majority Whip's Office Releases First Video In a Black History Month

Feb 1, 2019 Press Release

released the first in a series of videos called Lessons from History for Black History Month today. This video features Congressman Clyburn and Congressman Cedric Richmond discussing the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

Clyburn Reintroduces HBCU Historic Preservation Reauthorization Bill

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

reintroduced his legislation to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Historic Preservation program, an initiative he has championed his entire career in Congress.

Clyburn OP-ED: Border Security That is Smart, Just and Merciful

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

Last month we experienced some unprecedented events in the Hall of the House. On Jan. 15 we celebrated what would have been Martin Luther King, Jr’s 90th birthday, had he been allowed to live.

Clyburn Statement on Deal to Temporarily Open the Government

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

issued the following statement on the deal to reopen the government

Key House Democrats Condemn HHS Waiver Condoning Discrimination in Foster Care in South Carolina

Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

hree key members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined community organizations in opposing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services action granting a waiver to the State of South Carolina allowing religious organizations...

Clyburn Statement on the President's Border Wall Proposal

Jan 19, 2019 Press Release

"Until the President releases his hostages – federal workers and the American people – there will be no negotiation."

Majority Whip Clyburn to Hold Press Availability After Weekly Whip Meeting

Jan 16, 2019 Press Release

a press availability after the Whip meeting to discuss ending the government shutdown and answer reporter questions.

Clyburn Floor Statement on Resolution Condemning White Nationalism and White Supremacy

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

how the tale of two Kings has brought us to this moment in history.