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Hoyer: Resolution Disapproving the Fiduciary Rule Is Another Example of the GOP Telling the American People “You’re On Your Own”

For Immediate Release:

April 28, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Reaction to Ryan Speech: “Nervous Laughter”

At Speaker Ryan’s town hall with millennials at Georgetown University this afternoon, he posed a key question for the American people and pitched his “Confident America” agenda. From Morning Consult:

“House Speaker Paul Ryan received some nervous laughter at Georgetown University on Wednesday when he posed the following question to students: ‘Why support Republicans?’”

Questions for Reporters: Speaker Ryan's Millenial Town Hall

As our friends in the press get ready to cover Speaker Ryan’s town hall with millennials at Georgetown University this afternoon, your ever-helpful Whip press shop has put together a few questions you could ask the Speaker:

The House Republican Do-Nothing Congress

For Immediate Release:

April 27, 2016

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House Republicans Still Divided, Ignoring Public Health Crises

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April 22, 2016

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VIDEO: Will House Republicans Ever Bring a Budget to the Floor?

Doesn’t seem like it. During colloquy today, Whip Hoyer asked Leader McCarthy when Republicans intend to bring their budget to the Floor. Leader McCarthy’s response? Click here to find out.  

Hoyer Statement on Rep. Gwen Graham’s Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

For Immediate Release:

April 21, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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VIDEO: Hoyer, House Democrats to Senate Republicans: Do Your Job

For Immediate Release:

April 20, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Politico: Paul Ryan's House of Woes

In the six months he’s been in charge, Speaker Paul Ryan has struggled with deep divisions among his Members, preventing the House from being able to accomplish much of anything. The GOP conference is as divided and dysfunctional as ever and has failed to address any of the critical issues facing America, such as passing a budget, addressing public health emergencies like Zika, Flint, and opioid addiction, and providing Puerto Rico with relief. Politico said it best this morning:

Hoyer Joins House Democrats in Calling on Senate Republicans to Do Their Job, Consider Judge Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court

For Immediate Release:

April 19, 2016

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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