Congress

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

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Hoyer: Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability Must Be a Bipartisan Goal

For Immediate Release:

January 24, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Republicans Continue Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Without Offering a Real Plan to Replace It

For Immediate Release:

January 24, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Discusses Meeting Between Congressional Leaders and President Trump on CNN

Well, I think this was largely, Erin, an opportunity for him to get to know members of the leadership that he did not already know, and it was an opportunity to just have a, frankly, a conversation, although serious issues were brought up, but discussion in depth did not occur. 

Hoyer Discusses Meeting Between Congressional Leaders and President Trump on CNN

For Immediate Release:

January 23, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Is it Too Much to Ask That Republicans Listen to Their Constituents?

Another day, another Congressional Republican dodging their constituents as they share their outrage on Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a real replacement. This time, it’s Michigan Rep. Justin Amash. This headline says it all: “Scores Turned Away From Contentious Rep. Justin Amash Town Hall Meeting”:

Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference on Republican Efforts to Make America Sick Again

For Immediate Release:

January 19, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Republicans Dodge Constituents on the ACA

While thousands of Americans across the country are speaking out against Republicans efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Republicans back home are hiding from their constituents. The reason? They still don’t have a real plan to replace the law, and they refuse to answer to the millions of Americans who stand to lose coverage and see their costs go up.