Foreign Affairs

Hoyer Statement on Prime Minister Maliki's Address to Congress

For Immediate Release:

July 25, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:

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Hoyer: America Must Support Israel's Right of Self-Defense

Whip Says Disarming Hezbollah is Essential to Middle East Peace

For Immediate Release:

July 20, 2006

Contact:Rep. Steny Hoyer

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks yesterday on the House floor in favor of the bipartisan House resolution condemning the recent terrorist attacks against Israel and supporting Israel's right of self-defense. The measure will be voted on today in the House.

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Hoyer Statement on Continuing Mideast Violence

For Immediate Release:

July 17, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:

“It is clear to me that Israel is absolutely justified in undertaking the defense of its territory and its people.  The actions taken by Israel have been the direct response to the criminal, terrorist attacks of Hamas and Hezbollah.

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Pelosi and Hoyer Statement on Seizure of Israeli Soldiers

For Immediate Release:

July 12, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today condemning Hezbollah for seizing two Israeli soldiers:

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Hoyer Commemorates Jewish American Heritage Month

For Immediate Release:

May 23, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Jewish American Heritage Month, which is being celebrated throughout the month of May.  This is the first time a month has been designated as Jewish American Heritage Month.

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Hoyer Statement on the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act

For Immediate Release:

May 22, 2006

Contact:Congressman Steny H. Hoyer

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer made the following statement on the House Floor tonight regarding the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act (as prepared for delivery):

"Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleagues - Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Lantos, the Ranking Democrat on the Committee - for offering this bipartisan legislation.

"The premise of this bill - the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act - is eminently reasonable and one with which the American people strongly agree.

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Hoyer Statement on Bush Speech

Whip Says Some Positive Signs Do Not Mitigate Administration’s Miscalculations and Incompetence in Iraq

For Immediate Release:

March 20, 2006

Contact:Liz Packard
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s speech in Cleveland on Iraq:

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Hoyer: Iran’s Belligerence Requires Collective Action

Democratic Whip Says International Community Must Come Together

For Immediate Release:

February 16, 2006

Contact:Liz Packard
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in support of H.Con.Res. 341, which condemns the Government of Iran for violating its international nuclear nonproliferation obligations and expresses support for efforts to report Iran to the United Nations Security Counsel:
           

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Hoyer: Palestinians Must Renounce Call for Israel’s Destruction

Democratic Whip Reiterates Strong Support for Israel

For Immediate Release:

February 15, 2006

Contact:Liz Packard
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in support of S.Con.Res. 79:

    “Mr. Speaker, this Resolution is an unequivocal statement of principle – a statement of our continuing support for our ally, the democratic state of Israel, as well as an explicit rejection of the hateful ideology that seeks her destruction.  And, I hope every member will support it.

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32 House Democrats Vote “Present” on Iraq Resolution As Statement of Protest Against Republican Partisanship

For Immediate Release:

December 16, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 421- 4936

WASHINGTON, DC – The 32 House Democrats who voted “present” today on the Iraq Resolution offered by the Republican leadership released the following statement:

“We voted ‘present’ on the Republicans’ Resolution on Iraq today to protest the partisanship with which the House Majority is dealing with one of the most critical issues facing the nation – the continuing war in Iraq.

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