Congress

Republicans Continue to Be Deeply Divided Over How to Replace the Affordable Care Act

For Immediate Release:

January 31, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Rep. Dave Brat is Feeling the Heat

As Republicans continue their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a real replacement plan, Members are feeling the heat from their constituents. In Virginia, Rep. Dave Brat (VA-07) complained to a conservative audience about vocal constituents who are concerned about losing coverage and increased health care costs.

Hoyer Statement After Congressional Democrats Gather to Protest President Trump's Muslim Ban

For Immediate Release:

January 30, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on Legislation to End President Trump’s Muslim Ban

For Immediate Release:

January 30, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Trouble in Paradise?

A dream scenario for Congressional Republicans: control of Congress and the White House. But things aren’t going according to plan. At the GOP retreat last week, Congressional Republicans expected to unify their Party and come up with a plan to govern. Instead, Congressional leaders and the Trump Administration walked away more divided than ever.

From the Los Angeles Times:

Republicans Move Forward with Efforts to Repeal the Affordable Care Act – Without a Replacement

For Immediate Release:

January 27, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Morning Roundup: Rocky Republican Retreat Edition

Congressional Republicans are at their retreat in Philadelphia this week, hoping to get on the same page and develop a policy agenda. It comes as a surprise to exactly no one that the retreat isn't going as smoothly as they had hoped. A look at the headlines shows Republicans on Capitol Hill and the Trump Administration continue to struggle with deep divisions. 

ICYMI: Republican Retreat Itinerary

As Congressional Republicans head to Philadelphia today for their three-day retreat, we wanted to be sure you had their updated (and by updated, we mean alternative) itinerary. Check it out here:

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

1:00 PM: How to Take Health Care Away from 30 Million Americans

2:00 PM: Town Hall Survival Guide: Planning Your Escape Route

3:00 PM: What Women Want: Lower Wages and No Reproductive Choice

Hoyer Remarks on Executive Order Targeting Federal Employees

Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order. He imposed a hiring freeze on the federal workforce. 

Hoyer Remarks on Executive Order Targeting Federal Employees

For Immediate Release:

January 24, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###