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CORAL GABLES, FL, October 21, 2016 - In an unprecedented development in the Florida State House District 114 race, President Barack Obama has endorsed Daisy J. Baez this morning, citing her record of outstanding service to our country as a veteran of the US Army, achieving the American Dream as an immigrant, and working to create opportunities for all working families in her community.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement on in response to President Trump’s new deportation rules: “The administration’s directive to expand deportations allegedly aims to make our communities safe. It will in fact achieve the opposite while simultaneously weakening the nation’s economy and betraying our American values.
Miami, Florida – Earlier today, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) met with a group of South Florida Jewish leaders to discuss their concerns about the rise in anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic violence across the nation and what is being done to protect Jewish centers in South Florida. Watch WPLG Local 10’s exclusive coverage here and read a transcript of their report below.
On CNN,  Washington, D.C. – This morning, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) joined CNN “New Day” from Miami to discuss the Administration’s new immigration order expected later this week. Curbelo urged the Administration to work with the Congress on comprehensive immigration reform instead of repeating the Obama Administration’s mistake of acting alone. While calling for a better immigration system and improved border security, Curbelo also noted the Obama Administration’s historic deportations, the progress made at the border, and lamented the lack of honesty in public debate.
Miami, Florida – Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means released their latest #TaxReformTuesday video, a weekly video series highlighting committee members’ commitment and motivations for tax reform. This week, Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) shares his commitment to tax reform and how the pro-growth GOP proposal will flatten the base and lower tax rates for both individuals and small businesses.
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