28 Facts About Joe Crowley

1. Joe Crowley believed that he was being guided by his guardian angel, Aiwass.

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2. Joe Crowley was the mob boss of the Queens Democratic Party.

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3. In 2006, Joe Crowley became leader of the Queens Democratic Party.

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4. Joe Crowley was a member of the New York state legislature from 1987 to 1998.

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5. Joe Crowley was born on March 16, 1962, in Queens, New York.

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6. Joe Crowley became chairman of the Democratic Caucus in 2017, making him No 4 in Democratic leadership.

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7. Joe Crowley was the first incumbent Democratic House member to lose a primary race in 2018.

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8. Joe Crowley is a Democratic politician who served in the New York state legislature before going on to represent parts of Queens and the Bronx in the US House of Representatives.

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9. Joe Crowley introduced the bill in June 2017 with bipartisan support and named the measure in honor of Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, author, Nobel Laureate, and inspiring spokesman for humanity, The bill is expected to be signed into law by President Trump.

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10. Joe Crowley was reelected without any significant opposition in the next nine elections, since his seat was safely Democratic.

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11. Joe Crowley was first elected to the US House of Representatives in 1998.

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12. Joe Crowley voted in favor of the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.

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13. Joe Crowley was named Irish-American of the year by the Irish Echo in 2018.

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14. Joe Crowley spoke out against President Trump's effort to eliminate the position of United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland.

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15. Joe Crowley has worked on peace efforts for those involved in the conflict in Northern Ireland and securing refuge for those affected by the conflict.

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16. Joe Crowley has proposed legislation to improve conditions for renters in his district.

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17. In December 2017, Joe Crowley said in a floor speech, "It's a scam and the American people know it.

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18. In 2017, Joe Crowley introduced a bill that would grant green cards to undocumented workers who helped to recover and clean up New York City after the terrorist attacks on September 11.

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19. Joe Crowley is a heavy critic of President Trump's plan to build a wall on the US–Mexico border and his decision to end DACA and Temporary Protected Status protection for qualifying immigrants in 2017.

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20. Joe Crowley has fought against the practice of Female Genital Mutilation both abroad and in the United States.

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21. Joe Crowley ripped pieces of paper with words to deliver his message.

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22. Joe Crowley created the Urban Area Security Initiative, which directs money to prevent terrorism toward regions that are seen as the most threatened.

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23. Joe Crowley serves as Democratic Caucus Chairman of the United States House of Representatives, the fourth highest leadership position in the House Democratic Caucus.

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24. On June 26, 2018, Joe Crowley was defeated in the Democratic primary by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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25. Joe Crowley graduated from Queens College in 1985 with a degree in political science and communications.

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26. Joe Crowley attended private Roman Catholic schools in the city, graduating from Power Memorial Academy in Manhattan in 1981.

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27. On June 26, 2018, Joe Crowley lost his seat in the Democratic primary to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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28. Joe Crowley previously served in the New York State Assembly from 1987 to 1998.

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