About William Lacy Clay, Jr.:
William Lacy Clay, Jr. is the U.S. Representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district, serving since 2001. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
I made a promise to Michael Brown's parents that I would do everything to bring all of the resources of the federal government to this investigation so that it is transparent; so that it is a viable investigation, and we get to the truth.William Lacy Clay, Jr.
I went to Ferguson and walked with the demonstrators and saw this heavily armed police force, tactical units pointing sniper rifles at my constituents who were there exercising their constitutional rights.William Lacy Clay, Jr.
It's an issue that we need to have a national discussion about, the militarization of local police forces, and then when they are used to quell peaceful demonstration. Then we have a problem, and especially around this entire case of the murder of Mi...William Lacy Clay, Jr.
We have to have a national conversation about how police forces should interact with the African-American community, who happens to be paying their salary, who want to be served and protected, who these officers are take an oath to do so.William Lacy Clay, Jr.
It is critical that low-income consumers have access to alternative products and services such as rent-to-own. It gives working-class families opportunities to obtain decent household items without incurring the burden of debt.William Lacy Clay, Jr.