Foreign Affairs

GOP, Military Officials Support Democratic National Security Policies

For Immediate Release:

February 25, 2010

Contact:

Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130


Throughout the past year, many Congressional Republicans have attempted to use the politics of fear to score political points rather than focus on increasing our nation’s security. As the House prepares to consider the Intelligence Authorization bill today, the support of prominent military officers, Republicans and national security experts for Democratic policies undermines this political posturing.

Hoyer Statement on Copenhagen Developments

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December 18, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

COPENHAGEN – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on President Obama's announcement in Copenhagen that the U.S., China, India, Brazil and South Africa have agreed to principles of transparency, mitigation and financing in confronting climate change. Leader Hoyer has been in Copenhagen since Thursday with a Congressional Delegation participating in the UN conference.
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Hoyer Statement on the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act

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December 15, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu's Announcement on Settlement Construction in the West Bank

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November 28, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu's announcement of Israeli plans to suspend new settlement construction in the West Bank:
 
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Hoyer: Administration and Congress Must Remain Focused on Sudan

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November 10, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration and National Security Council Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs Samantha Power held a discussion this afternoon on Sudan policy:
 
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Majority Leader Hoyer Commemorates 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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November 4, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke at a Helsinki Commission event this morning marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer: Inaccurate UN Report Distorts Facts, Treats Israel Unfairly

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November 3, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this afternoon in support of H.Res. 867, calling on the President and Secretary of State to oppose endorsement or consideration of the flawed Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict.  The resolution passed the House this evening. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Accepts Award from the National Jewish Democratic Council

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April 24, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) was honored this week by the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) with the Tikkun Olam – a Hebrew phrase that means “repairing the world” – Award for his leadership and relationship with the Jewish community:
 
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Hoyer Statement on President’s Afghanistan/Pakistan Strategy

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March 27, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Obama announced his strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan:
 
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