Hakeem Jeffries

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries called out Senate Republicans ahead of their expected impeachment acquittal of Donald Trump in what he said would set a dangerous precedent for lame-duck presidents moving forward.

Black members of Congress brought the heat as the House voted to impeach a sitting president for the second time in one term.

Meet Hakeem Jeffries, the former corporate lawyer at CBS and Viacom turned politician. The Crown Heights, Brooklyn native was the Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing New York’s 8th congressional district in Brooklyn and Queens. He received his bachelor’s in political science from Binghamton University with honors and graduated from New York University School of Law as […]