Republican Outrages

Hoyer Discusses ISIL, Export-Import Bank, Republican Inaction on Critical Priorities on C-Span's "Newsmakers"

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed the ISIL threat, the need to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, and Republican inaction on a number of critical priorities, including jobs and immigration reform, on C-Span's "Newsmakers."  Below are excerpts and a link to the video...

Hoyer Discusses ISIL, Export-Import Bank, Republican Inaction on Critical Priorities on C-Span's "Newsmakers"

For Immediate Release:

September 14, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer, Waters Dear Colleague: We Oppose House Republicans’ Strategy to Kill the Export-Import Bank

For Immediate Release:

September 12, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Promises vs. Reality: Republicans' Failed Record to Open Government, Increase Transparency

For Immediate Release:

September 10, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Here We Go Again: GOP on Cruz Control?

As we continue to wait to see a continuing resolution from House Republicans, it sounds like there may already be trouble in paradise. From The Hill:

“Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Tuesday that legislation to freeze President Obama’s executive order deferring the deportations of illegal immigrants who come to the country at a young age should be attached to a stopgap spending measure.”

Hoyer: House Republicans’ Partisan Border Supplemental Bill is a Political Message, Does Not Meet America’s Challenge

For Immediate Release:

August 1, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses House Republicans’ Lawsuit, Border Supplement, and Highway Bill on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

It is the first time [Congress has sued the President]. It will be an unprecedented action if, in fact, the Congress sues the President.

Hoyer Discusses House Republicans’ Lawsuit, Border Supplemental on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

For Immediate Release:

July 31, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: House Republicans' Hypocritical, Partisan Lawsuit is Meant to Distract from the Pressing Issues of the Day

For Immediate Release:

July 30, 2014

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: House Republicans' Hypocritical, Partisan Lawsuit is Meant to Distract from the Pressing Issues of the Day

I thank the Gentlelady [Rep. Slaughter] for yielding, and I rise in opposition to the bill that is before us. It is somewhat ironic that the Republicans want to sue the President for not enforcing a law that they want to repeal.