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Lee Zeldin

Zeldin for governor? County GOP chairman looks to draft congressman for statehouse run in ’22

by Feb 27, 2021
Suffolk County Republican Chairman Jesse Garcia wants to draft Rep. Lee Zeldin to run for governor next year. Garcia says the four-term congressman is weighing his options.

Zeldin at the bottom of N.Y. congressional delegation on environmental group’s scorecard

by Feb 22, 2021
The League of Conservation Voters' 2020 scorecard ranked the NY-01 representative at the bottom of New York's congressional delegation based on 21 votes taken last year on issues ranging from PFAS cleanup and air pollution to land conservation and renewable energy.

Twenty-two lawyers file ethics complaint against Zeldin in connection with presidential election

by Jan 26, 2021
The complaint accuses the congressman of violating “the most fundamental ethics rules, including participating in frivolous litigation, making false statements regarding the presidential election, and committing, arguably, a criminal act that reflects on his trustworthiness.”

A united community demands public water in area near former Grumman site — but Navy shows no sign of budging

by Jan 25, 2021
Local residents, environmental advocates and officials are “united” in their demand for the U.S. Navy to pay the cost of bringing public water to homes near the the former Grumman Aerospace manufacturing plant in Calverton. The Navy, however, is unimpressed.

Congressman nominates 30 to U.S. service acadmies

by Jan 19, 2021
Several local students are among 30 applicants nominated by Rep. Lee Zeldin to the United States service academies.

Zeldin, in impeachment debate, decries partisan ‘double standards,’ thanks Trump

by Jan 13, 2021
Rep. Lee Zeldin argued that the attack on the Capitol last week was "pre-planned" and not the result of the President's speech. He praised the President for doing "a lot to make America greater than ever."

After President condemns supporters who stormed Capitol and commits to transition of power, Zeldin says he will pursue ‘unity whenever possible’

by Jan 8, 2021
After the President posted a video acknowledging President-elect Biden's win and pledging to focus on a smooth transition of power, Rep. Lee Zeldin issued a statement saying he would not "dwell on any doubt" but would "recommit to working towards a vigorous defense of lady liberty at all costs, and the pursuit of unity whenever possible.”

Zeldin votes against certifying election results in two contested states

by Jan 7, 2021
“Many of my constituents have been outraged and demanding that I voiced their objections here today,” Rep. Lee Zeldin said during a debate on the House floor last night, as he argued against certifying the results of the presidential election in Arizona.

Zeldin: ‘This should never be the scene at the U.S. Capitol’

by Jan 6, 2021
After rioters stormed and occupied the U.S. Capitol today in an unprecedented siege as 2020 Electoral College ballots were being counted in a joint session of Congress, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) issued a statement calling for “zero tolerance for violence in any form.”

Zeldin sworn in to fourth term in Congress

by Jan 5, 2021
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) was sworn in to a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives by newly re-elected Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Sunday, Jan. 3.