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Delaney Statement on Passing of President George H.W. Bush

“President Bush will be remembered as a dignified, civil and thoughtful leader who led our country during a time of historic global change. President Bush was a courageous and decorated pilot who served in World War II, an international statesman and a generous and compassionate spirit who spoke of a kinder, gentler America and a thousand points of light.

ICYMI: Delaney and Bipartisan Cosponsors Introduce Landmark Carbon Tax Legislation 

This week, presidential candidate Congressman John K. Delaney (D-MD-06) joined fellow legislators in announcing the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICD). This landmark bipartisan legislation aims to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint by taxing greenhouse gas emissions. Under the EICD, corporations would be taxed at $15 per ton of CO2 emissions.

Delaney: President Trump Undermining Independent Federal Reserve, Risking Long-Term Economic Stability

On Tuesday, President Trump continued his unprecedented criticism of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, stating that he was “not even a little bit happy” with Powell and blamed him for bad economic news.

Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), who founded and led two publicly-traded financial services companies before the age of 40 and the only former CEO of a publicly-traded company in the House strongly criticized President Trump’s remarks.  

Delaney Condemns Use of Tear Gas at the Border

President Trump’s administration’s use of tear gas at the border this weekend was excessive, damaging to our international standing and should be condemned by leaders in both parties. It is especially troubling that this step was taken with so many women and children present. Their aggressive and bellicose actions, following the direction of the White House, are escalating the situation. 

Washington Post’s George Will Argues Delaney has the Right Message to Win in 2020

Yesterday, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), the first announced Democratic presidential candidate was the focus of an opinion article in The Washington Post by columnist George F. Will. In his piece titled “Want to topple Trump? Take John Delaney seriously”, Will highlights Delaney’s unique background – a successful entrepreneur and business leader who comes from a blue-collar family – and serious approach as someone who can reach out to voters in the middle.