Foreign Affairs

HOYER STATEMENT ON ABUSE OF IRAQI PRISONERS

For Immediate Release:

May 5, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding recent revelations of abuse of Iraqi prisoners:

“The abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers is outrageous, unacceptable and indefensible.  This is not who we are as Americans.  These acts have shamed us and threaten our important mission.

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Hoyer marks Israel Independence Day

For Immediate Release:

April 28, 2004

Contact:Staff

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The U.S.-Israel partnership is "unbreakable," a top Democrat said on the eve of Israel's Independence Day. "Israel, the only true democracy in the Middle East, shares the foundation of our own government: freedom of religion, free speech, basic human rights and the rule of law," House minority whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said in a statement released Monday. "Our partnership is unbreakable and we stand united against the scourge of terrorism."
 

HOYER: RECOGNIZING ISRAEL’S INDEPENDENCE DAY

For Immediate Release:

April 26, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day:

“On this, Yom Ha'atzmaut, I want to congratulate the citizens of our steadfast friend in the Middle East and the Jewish community throughout the world on the 56th anniversary of the creation of the State of Israel.

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Hoyer: Extension for 9/11 Commission Is Imperative

Calls on House Leaders to Bring Extension to the Floor

For Immediate Release:

February 25, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding legislation that would provide the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (also known as the “9/11 Commission”) a two-month extension for its inquiry:

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Hoyer: Bush Budget Lacks Credibility

“When It Comes to Masquerading as a Fiscal Conservative, President Bush Deserves an Academy Award”

For Immediate Release:

February 2, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget:

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Declaración de Hoyer acerca de la Presentación de los Principios Demócratas de Reforma Migratoria:

For Immediate Release:

January 28, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – El Coordinador de la Bancada Demócrata en la Cámara de Representantes Steny H. Hoyer (MD) presentó el siguiente comunicado el día de hoy acerca de los Principios Demócratas de Reforma Migratoria:
 
“Los Principios Demócratas de Reforma Migratoria anunciados el día de hoy satisfacen las expectativas de las familias y comunidades inmigrantes de nuestra nación, reflejan las necesidades de los empleadores estadounidenses, y respetan nuestras necesidades de seguridad nacional. 

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Hoyer Statement on Announcement of Democratic Immigration Principle

Principles Meet Expectations of Immigrants, Reflect Employers’ Needs, Acknowledge National Security Concerns

For Immediate Release:

January 28, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement of the Democratic Immigration Principles at a news conference today:

“The Democratic Immigration Principles announced today meet the expectations of immigrant families and communities across the nation, reflect the needs of U.S. employers and acknowledge our national security concerns. 

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