Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

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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.”

Jun 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, released the following statement regarding the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act by the full U.S. House of Representatives:

Jun 8, 2020 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding his support for the Justice in Policing Act 2020:

May 29, 2020 Press Release

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

May 11, 2020 Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement regarding the investigation of the shooting of Georgia citizen, Ahmaud Arbery:

“I am pleased the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has taken over the investigation into the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery. While we cannot bring him back, I hope his family will be one step closer to justice for Ahmaud. I am keeping them in my prayers as they cope with this unspeakable tragedy.”

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