Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd:

“I am grateful justice was served today. In the name of George Floyd and countless other victims, we must work to assure equal justice under the law for every one, every day!”

Apr 2, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after an assailant killed one Capitol Police officer and injured another by ramming into them with a car and stabbing at least one of them:

“I am very disturbed by the attack today on the U.S. Capitol. I send my deepest condolences to the loved ones of the officer who was killed today, and I will continue to pray for the full recovery of the second officer injured in this attack.”

Mar 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the shootings at three Atlanta spas this week:

“In the past year we have seen a rise in hate against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. This week, that hate took the lives of eight Americans in Atlanta—six of whom were Asian women. We must condemn hatred and bigotry and continue to stand up against it. Our deepest condolences go to the families impacted by this tragedy.”

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, H.R. 1620:

Mar 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act:

Jan 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after voting to impeach President Donald J. Trump for inciting an insurrection:

“Voting to impeach the President on the eve of a new Administration is unprecedented. But, the actions of President Trump, leading up to and on January 6th to overturn the results of the Presidential election and block the peaceful, constitutionally mandated transition of power is a clear and present danger to the people of the United States.

Jan 12, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood:

“It pains me to learn we have lost another Capitol Police Officer, Howard Liebengood, after the insurrection of the Capitol last Wednesday. We are grateful for his service and protection of the Capitol grounds for many years. I send my deepest condolences to his loved ones as they grieve this unimaginable loss.”

Jan 8, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement:

“The attack on the Capitol this Wednesday was domestic terrorism incited by our President and carried out by his supporters. Their actions led to the deaths of five people, including a Capitol Police officer. We are deeply fortunate that more people did not die. January 6, 2021 will be remembered as one of the darkest days in our nation’s history and as such, we must act decisively in defense of the People and institutions of our government.

Jan 8, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the death of U.S Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick:

“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Officer Brian Sicknick. Officer Sicknick died after defending our Capitol and the people in it from the violent assault on January 6. We are grateful for his service and sacrifice.

“The people responsible for his death must be brought to justice swiftly. I send my heartfelt condolences to his family as they mourn this tremendous loss.”

Jan 8, 2021 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement after the death of U.S Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick:

“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Officer Brian Sicknick. Officer Sicknick died after defending our Capitol and the people in it from the violent assault on January 6. We are grateful for his service and sacrifice.

“The people responsible for his death must be brought to justice swiftly. I send my heartfelt condolences to his family as they mourn this tremendous loss.”

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