Congress

Fact Check on Leader McConnell's Op-Ed on the ACA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s op-ed today misrepresents the facts about the Affordable Care Act in order to justify GOP efforts to repeal the ACA without a replacement and Make America Sick Again. It’s a busy week, so we here in the Democratic Whip’s press shop put together a handy guide to help distinguish between Senator McConnell’s rhetoric and the reality:

House Republicans and Their Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad First Week of Congress

For Immediate Release:

January 6, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Remarks on Israel Resolution on the House Floor

I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise today to reiterate the strong, bipartisan support for our ally Israel in the United States Congress.

Hoyer Remarks on Israel Resolution on the House Floor

For Immediate Release:

January 5, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Republicans: Losing Jobs, Making America Sick Again

Once again, Republicans are falling short on their promises to support job creation. Not only will their effort to repeal the ACA without a replacement #MakeAmericaSickAgain, but a new report shows that it will also cost millions of jobs.

From CNBC:

“Up to 3 million jobs in the health sector and other areas would be lost if certain key provisions of the Affordable Care Act are repealed by Congress.”

Hoyer Statement on Israel Resolution on the House Floor Tomorrow

For Immediate Release:

January 4, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Remarks on the House Republican Rules Package

Mr. Speaker, I’m deeply concerned by a number of controversial provisions included by the Majority in the rules they have proposed for the 115th Congress.  

Hoyer Remarks on the House Republican Rules Package

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer: Senate GOP Budget Resolution Sets Up ACA Repeal That Will Harm Millions While Ignoring the Deficit

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on the Convening of the 115th Congress

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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