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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the unprecedented decision to include President Trump’s signature on the stimulus checks, a decision that can delay the delivery of much needed relief to Americans in need due to the coronavirus.
PHILADELPHIA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, co-signed by 22 additional members of Congress, to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to urge for a civil servant to sign the stimulus checks instead of potentially delaying it to fulfill President Trump’s request of having his own signature on each check. It is protocol for a civil servant from the Department of the Treasury to sign paper checks.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) gave the following statement today into the official House record to explain his votes in favor of both articles of impeachment—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress—against President Donald J. Trump:
“This is the fourth impeachment proceeding against a president of the United States, and the most serious.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the statement below following today’s vote by the House of Representatives on a resolution outlining the next steps of the impeachment process:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement on the resignation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló:
“Puerto Rico has suffered from decades of economic neglect, crushing debt and a humanitarian crisis resulting from a natural disaster”, said Congressman Boyle. “The people of Puerto Rico need leadership that they trust at this critical time. It is my hope that they can now turn the page and that everyone on the island will be treated with the fairness and decency they deserve.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today introduced legislation to require that all newly sworn-in U.S. citizens be uniformly provided voter registration forms at naturalization ceremonies. Boyle’s “Citizenship Empowerment Act” (H.R. 3770) would require officials to provide voter registration forms in the citizenship packets provided to all newly sworn-in U.S. citizens, and allow election officials to set up informational tables outside naturalization ceremonies. The reintroduction of this legislation comes in the wake of President Trump’s recent racist comments.
When it comes to the relationship between Capitol Hill and the White House, things are becoming more strained. Pennsylvania Democrat Brendan Boyle joins Cheddar's Megan Pratz to talk the latest on the House probe, and much more.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s forthcoming report on Russian election meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election should be made public.
The resolution passed the House 420-0. Four Republican lawmakers voted “present” on the measure — a way to avoid a “yes” or “no” vote. Seven lawmakers didn’t cast votes. All 18 members of Pennsylvania’s U.S. House delegation voted in favor of the measure, according to the House roll call.
The House of Representatives on Friday passed a key priority of the new Democratic majority: A sweeping legislative proposal that Democrats call HR 1 that seeks to enact wide-ranging ethics reform, expand voting rights and mandate the disclosure of presidential tax returns.
The vote was 234 to 193 and the measure passed along party lines.