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Frankel Praises Bipartisan Effort to Protect Service Members from Explicit Photo Sharing Online
May 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), Chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG), issued the following statement in support of the bipartisan PRIVATE Act, which makes it illegal for military members to share explicit photos without consent. The PRIVATE Act passed the House this afternoon. “As the proud mother of a United States Marine veteran, I understand first-hand the selfless sacrifice a Marine makes when he or she puts on their uniform. To those female warrio... More
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Frankel Statement on Trump’s Budget
May 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the below statement following the release of President Trump’s FY 18 budget proposal: “President Trump’s budget is a broken promise to hard-working families. Although he promised to Make America Great Again, it’s clear President Trump’s real goal is to give big handouts to corporations and the ultra-rich at the expense of folks living paycheck to paycheck. His proposal takes health care, food and education assistance away from fam... More
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Frankel Statement on House Briefing by the Deputy Attorney General
May 19, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the below statement following the bipartisan House briefing by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: “The classified briefing with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was disappointing and concerning. He refused to answer almost every single question put forward by Democratic members. He stated that he wrote his “Comey” memo after he was told that the President was going to fire FBI Director Comey. However, he refused to say ... More
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Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill Introduced to Protect Consumers from Online Booking Scams
May 17, 2017
U.S. CONGRESS — U.S. Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Peter Welch (D-VT), and U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Bill Nelson (D-FL), Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to protect consumers from online booking scams. The Stop Online Booking Scams Act protects consumers from illegitimate third-party websites that trick consumers into thinking they are making reservations directly with hotels. Online book... More
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Rep Frankel Statement on Comey Memo
May 16, 2017
Washington, DC -- Today Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement regarding recent reports that President Trump asked FBI Director Comey to shut down the Flynn investigation: "The latest report that President Trump asked former FBI director Comey 'to forget about Mike Flynn' is just the latest string of disturbing occasions of this President abusing his power. It's clear we need an independent investigation of whether there is connection between the Russian interference... More
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