Lawmakers denounce rising tide of hate and violence against Asian Americans

Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng on Friday, Feb. 19, joined her colleagues in the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) to denounce an alarming spike in anti-Asian hate crimes and violence across the nation, including in New York City, where four recent incidents have occurred. 

Members of CAPAC were joined by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), collectively known as the Tri-Caucus, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi for a press conference. 

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