Hakeem Jeffries

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) 

Jeffries: Trump ‘Concerned’ That ‘All He Does Is Lose’ on Wall

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated President Trump “is concerned that despite his promise that we were going to get sick of the winning, all he does is lose, lose, lose,” in

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., speaks after being elected chairman of the House Democratic Caucus for the 116th Congress in January, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Jeffries defeated Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., both prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Jeffries: ‘We Are Willing to Support Fencing Where It Makes Sense’

During a press conference on Tuesday, House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated that Democrats are “willing to support fencing where it makes sense,” and the fencing should be based on evidence. Jeffries said, “I think we’ve consistently said that


Jeffries on Wall: Dems Will Not Pay Trump’s ‘Ransom Note’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said Democrats would not give President Donald Trump funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Jeffries  said, “At its core, our responsibility in government is to manage public money. We can either

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) 

Dem Rep. Jeffries: ‘Trump Administration Bears Blame’ for Migrant Children Deaths

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said President Donald Trump’s administration deserved the “blame” for the deaths of two Guatemalan children, Jakelin Caal and Felipe Gómez Alonzo, who were in Border Patrol custody. Partial transcript as follows: JEFFRIES: We’re prepared


Jeffries: Trump ‘Basically Showing Depraved Indifference to Human Life’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Beat,” Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated that President Trump has responded to the bomb scare “by basically showing depraved indifference to human life.” Jeffries said, “Well, it’s a serious threat that has targeted two


Jeffries: Trump ‘Often Fancies Himself’ as a Monarch or Dictator

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) stated that President Trump “often fancies himself” as a monarch or dictator. Jeffries said that the White House’s statement about taking away the security clearances of multiple former officials


Dem Rep Jeffries: Republicans Are the Ones Raising Impeachment

Saturday on MSNBC, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said the Democrats were focused on bettering the country while Republicans are raising the “specter of impeachment” to distract from their lack of accomplishments and plans for the future. “[W]hat we are seeing is

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Dem Rep Jeffries: Trump ‘Clearly Has Authoritarian Tendencies’

Sunday on MSNBC, when asked about President Donald Trump’s comments about Chinese President Xi Jinping being “president for life,” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said Trump “clearly has authoritarian tendencies.” Jeffries said,”I think he’s sharing with the American people through the