Rep. Gregory Meeks

Rep. Gregory Meeks


Proudly serving the people of the 5th Congressional District of New York. For media inquiries, please contact Melissa.Barosy@mail.house.gov

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Senate Republicans - again - voted against the #WomensHealthProtectionAct . Until the right to abortions is codified, millions of women will continue to be at risk. This fight is not over & we cannot let a few individuals get in the way of protecting these civil rights.

Enjoyed stopping by @100suits , a cured violence program. Organizations like this are the backbone of NY05.

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Although my mother is no longer with me, today especially I am thinking of her, my wife and two of my daughters. Throughout my life I have been mentored, edified, and loved by strong and powerful women. #HappyMothersDay  to everyone celebrating!

Thanks to the Bipartisan #Infrastructure  Law and @POTUS , eligible families will have access to high-speed internet for no more than $30/ month through the Affordable Connectivity Program. Go to to learn more.

Russia’s war of choice on #Ukraine  is a threat to democracies everywhere. The U.S. must continue to support the people of Ukraine, & impose significant costs on Russia. As @HouseForeign  chair, I proudly voted yesterday for @FSCDems ' bills to isolate Russia through economic means.

During #AAPIHeritageMonth , while we uplift, support, and celebrate the many contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in NYC, let us not forget to fight against the prejudice that these communities are facing #StopAsianHate 

It was an honor to deliver the keynote address at the @ElliottSchoolGW 's commencement ceremony and address our next generation of global leaders and problem solvers. Congratulations to the @GWtweets  Class of 2022. Go out and lead—and remember if you want to go far, go together.

Disgusted by the racist mass murder by a white supremacist yesterday. My heart is with the people of Buffalo. Sending condolences to the loved ones of the victims and wishing a swift recovery for those who were wounded.

This #JewishAmericanHeritageMonth , let’s praise the immense resilience and strength of the Jewish American community, a community that contributed to the very fabric of NYC.

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@GOP  has turned off the cameras but America is watching. RT if u r with us as we demand a vote on #gunviolence 

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Since we’re sending cables by legal pad now... #YellowPadding 

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Congratulations Shalanda Young for being confirmed as the @WhiteHouse  OMB Director, the first Black woman to serve in this position. Looking forward to the amazing work you will accomplish in this role!

Today, I introduced HRes 655, which calls upon Congress to investigate sexual misconduct claims against . No American is above the law and no office is exempt from human decency.

I’m extremely honored to be elected Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The new era of US foreign policy will not be just a return to normal, but an opportunity to broaden the committee focus and forge new coalitions to address global challenges.

There’s something fundamentally wrong with tying a profit motive to imprisoning people. Standing with in support of Sen Benjamin’s bill to prohibit state chartered banks from investing in private prisons.

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"For the sake of protecting our democracy, the must investigate [Russia's role]..." more here:

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Asking Trump to behave during the debate is as hopeless as waiting for him to start acting presidential.

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