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Frankel, Diaz-Balart, Wasserman Schultz Suggest Ways to Assist the People of The Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
September 6, 2019
MIAMI, FL- Today, Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), senior Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, wrote a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, USAID Administrator Mark Green, and DHS Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, requesting that they consider allocating additional federal resources for humanitarian relief, encourage donations through tax incentives, and relax visa requirements to assist the people of The Bah... More
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House Democrats Ask for Epstein Investigation from Oversight and Reform and Judiciary Committees
August 27, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, under a Democratic Women’s Caucus-led letter, House Democrats requested that the House Oversight and Reform and Judiciary Committees investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 sweetheart plea deal and recent suicide. Jeffrey Epstein, a well-known billionaire with deep political connections, was accused of molesting and trafficking dozens of young women since the late 1990s. To the dismay of many, the United States Attorney of South Florida ... More
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House Democrats: Congress should open investigation into Jeffrey Epstein’s death
August 27, 2019
By Emily Kopp, Roll Call Dozens of House Democrats have called on the leaders of the chamber’s powerful investigative committees to launch an inquiry into the case of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. “While we cannot undo the damage Epstein has caused the victims of his abuse, the survivors of Epstein’s exploitation and manipulation deserve a forum to be heard and both they and the public deserve transparency and answers to unresolved questions,” forty-five Democrats said in a letter addr... More
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Frankel calls for congressional Epstein hearings, wants Krischer, Bradshaw to testify
August 27, 2019
By John Pacenti, Palm Beach Post In an extraordinary development in the Jeffrey Epstein saga, dozens of U.S. representatives called for a congressional investigation into the “sweetheart plea deal” given to the wealthy pedophile that could produce public testimony in West Palm Beach of top law enforcement as well as victims. Former U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta, State Attorney Barry Krischer and current Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw would be asked to testify, said U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, wh... More
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Florida Congresswoman Frankel Blasts Trump Administration For Title X Rule
August 24, 2019
By Joel Malkin, WFLA Radio A South Florida Congresswoman is blasting the Trump administration for what she calls a "dangerous domestic gag rule" that's forced Planned Parenthood to pull out of the nation's family planning program, known as "Title X." "We cannot go back to the days when the state and the government and the presidents were in control of women's reproductive rights." Democrat Rep. Lois Frankel calls it the "cruelest and most dangerous rule coming out of a presidential administratio... More
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