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Congressman Dan Donovan

Representing the 11th District of New York

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May 26, 2017 Press Release
Donovan call comes after video evidence clearly shows Turkish officials violently attacking American citizens exercising their Constitutional rights on American soil

Washington, DC – May 26, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan today strongly condemned the indefensible – and likely illegal – attacks last week by Turkish personnel against American citizens protesting across the street from the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC. Donovan called on the U.S. State Department to expel those responsible and prohibit their reentry into the country.

May 24, 2017 Press Release
Letter to FEMA, Army Corps Urges Early Collaboration On Flood Map Changes; Formal flood map revision process can occur when seawall half-built, but advance planning should begin now

Staten Island, NY – May 24, 2017….U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Borough President James S. Oddo, and Minority Leader Steven Matteo today sent a joint letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

“My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by yesterday’s terror attack in Manchester and the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn this atrocity and support the efforts being made to bring those responsible to justice, which has already led to the arrest of one suspect.

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Legislation improves law enforcement training and information sharing to combat terror and cyber threats

Washington, DC—May 22, 2017….Continuing his work to bolster national security, Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) helped pass legislation to provide law enforcement officials with the resources they need to prepare for and respond to terror threats. The Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 (H.R.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Legislation toughens penalties against cop killers and bolsters law enforcement job opportunities for veterans

Washington, DC—May 18, 2017....Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and the U.S. House of Representatives this week voted to pass two bills to support law enforcement officers. The Thin Blue Line Act (H.R. 115) toughens penalties against criminals who harm or kill law enforcement officers, and the American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 (H.R.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

“Although the investigations are ongoing, the NYPD has said there is no apparent connection to terror. The NYPD and FDNY have shown once again that they’re the greatest first responders in the world – they secured the area quickly and disseminated timely information to the public.

May 18, 2017 Press Release
House passes legislation cosponsored by Donovan condemning anti-Semitism in the U.S. and abroad to promote tolerance worldwide

Washington, DC – May 18, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, yesterday voted in support of the Combating European Anti-Semitism Act, legislation he cosponsored which passed the House with broad bipartisan support. The bill promotes religious tolerance and combats the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe.  

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Letter inquires about MTA’s plans to improve South Brooklyn subway lines after releasing improvement plan

Washington, DC – May 18, 2017….Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) this week sent a letter to Veronique Hakim, President of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit, inquiring about the agency’s attention to mass transit problems facing the residents of South Brooklyn.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

“I have complete confidence in the FBI and Justice Department, along with the House and Senate committees, to find out the facts. The public has a right to know what, if anything, happened, and if the appointment of a special counsel gets us there, then I support DOJ's decision. Robert Mueller has an impeccable reputation and has served in administrations of both parties.

May 10, 2017 Press Release

“The President has the legal authority to dismiss the FBI Director, as Bill Clinton also did in 1993. The controversy surrounding Director Comey’s comments about Secretary Clinton’s e-mails has caused many to lose confidence in his ability to lead the Bureau.

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