Human and Civil Rights

Hoyer Statement on the Declaration of Famine in Parts of South Sudan

For Immediate Release:

February 24, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Just when we thought we’d heard it all…

... we see a headline like this: GOP Congressman Says A Drop In The Number Of Insured People Could Be "A Good Thing"

And that's coming from the Chair of the Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health, Rep. Mike Burgess (R-TX). We'd wager that most Americans don't agree that kicking millions of people off their health coverage is a "good thing."

District Work Period Watch: Constituents Demand Answers from GOP on Health Care

For Immediate Release:

February 24, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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What he said

Today’s Republican Quote of the Day comes from former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), who confirmed what we already knew: Republicans won't be able to pass a real plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. From Politico:

Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Decision to Rescind Guidance Protecting the Rights of Transgender Students

For Immediate Release:

February 22, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Plan for Mass Deportations

For Immediate Release:

February 21, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Hoyer Statement on Reports of Threats Directed Against Jewish Community Centers

For Immediate Release:

February 20, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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

Seven Years Later and No Plan to Replace the ACA: A Look at GOP’s Efforts to Make America Sick Again

For Immediate Release:

February 16, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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A Chorus of Boos

Things aren't going so well for Republicans back in their districts. Last night, Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Justin Amash (R-MI), and Diane Black (R-TN) arrived at town halls with hundreds of voters demanding answers on President Trump’s unconstitutional Muslim ban, GOP efforts to #MakeAmericaSickAgain, and more.

Politico reports on the vocal opposition Chaffetz faced:

Hoyer: Ninth Circuit Ruling Rebukes Unconstitutional Muslim Ban, Upholds Ideals of Our Nation

For Immediate Release:

February 9, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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