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.
ICYMI: The presidential debate was not the only political debate important to South Florida voters Sunday. Earlier in the morning, I was able to make the case for change on CBS4’s “Facing South Florida” with Jim Defede, who hosted the first Miami-Dade mayoral debate since we forced Carlos Gimenez into a runoff. While I emphasized my ability to reach consensus through intelligent dialogue, which I have done as a trial lawyer and an elected member of the Miami-Dade County Public School Board, Carlos Gimenez blamed others and made excuses for everything wrong in his administration, from dismantling the police department’s specialized units to his late response on Zika.
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