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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Civil Rights & Justice

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February 1, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement commemorating Black History Month:

“This month, we reflect on the African American experience throughout our country’s existence, and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of Black leaders in American history. We must remember the harsh injustices and the fraught struggle for equality that Black Americans have faced and continue to face in our country, and keep up the fight for equality and justice for all.

January 21, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, observed on Monday, January 21, 2019.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Trump travel ban:

June 19, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor opposing the Trump Administration's harmful policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border:

I oppose President Trump’s outrageous policy of separating families on our southern border.Tearing children from the arms of their parents, confining them in cages with children caring for one another should never happen anywhere in the world. And it should never happen in America.

June 15, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s outrageous policy of separating families at the U.S. border with Mexico:

April 10, 2018 Press Release
"The President’s fear of criminal exposure is no excuse for Mr. Trump’s rhetoric labeling the criminal investigation of his attorney as an ‘attack on our country.’ That sort of rhetoric from the Commander-in-Chief in front of our military leadership is yet another abuse of power."
March 28, 2018 Press Release
“The sunny vision of the Trump administration that Vice President Mike Pence told Minnesotans today is completely at odds with the stormy reality."
March 26, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today formally requested that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee open an investigation into hush money paid by an attorney for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, known professionally as Stormy Daniels, to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
March 22, 2018 Press Release
The bipartisan fiscal year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which the U.S. House passed today, includes a provision that for the first time provides direct access for tribal governments to the Crime Victims Fund (CVF).
March 22, 2018 Press Release
“The Omnibus Appropriations Act is a significant victory for Minnesotans and Americans."

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