Republican Outrages

Truth in Numbers: Bush Economy is Weakest in Decades

For Immediate Release:

January 14, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

“President Bush has presided over the weakest eight-year span for the U.S. economy in decades, according to an analysis of key data, and economists across the ideological spectrum increasingly view his two terms as a time of little progress on the nation's thorniest fiscal challenges.”
– Washington Post, 1/12/09
 
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Hoyer Statement on Final Congressional Luncheon with President Bush

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January 14, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after attending the final bicameral, bipartisan lunch with President Bush:
 
“Today, along with leaders from both parties in Congress, I attended a farewell lunch at the White House for President George W. Bush. I gave my best wishes to President Bush and his entire family and staff.
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Bush Legacy: $1 Trillion Deficit and a Broken Economy

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January 9, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

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An Interactive Timeline: Eight Years of Republican Failure

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October 17, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

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A Graphical Timeline of Republican Dominance and Failure

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September 24, 2007

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Hoyer Statement on McCain's Announcement to Suspend Campaign, Delay Debate

For Immediate Release:

September 24, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following the announcement that Sen. McCain will suspend his presidential campaign and wants to delay Friday's scheduled debate:
 
"Congress is working in a bipartisan manner around the clock to develop the best response to the economic crisis.

 
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Hoyer Speaks on Republican Failures at Center for American Progress

For Immediate Release:

September 23, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) today spoke on Republican failures at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Joins Reid and Citizens Affected by Republican Obstruction

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September 18, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a group of citizens to discuss how Republican obstructionism and failed policies have weakened our economy, contributed to the turmoil on Wall Street, and neglected the real needs of the American people.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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You Are Not Entitled to Your Own Facts: Democrats Remind Republicans of their Record

For Immediate Release:

September 15, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – The Majority Leader’s office has created a video highlighting powerful clips from last week’s floor statements on Republican failures.
 
In the upcoming weeks, Leader Hoyer and House Democrats will continue to emphasize and present this simple contrast to the American people: the Republican record of failure versus the Democratic record of accomplishment.
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Republicans Not Entitled to Their Own Set of Facts

For Immediate Release:

September 11, 2008

Contact:Steny Hoyer

Roll Call

The story goes that the late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.) was in a heated argument with one of his colleagues. After 10 minutes or so, the other Senator threw up his hands and said, “You may disagree with me, but I’m entitled to my own opinions.”