Republican Outrages

Hoyer Statement on Karl Rove's Shameful Remarks

President, GOP Leaders Should Repudiate Remarks, Rove Should Apologize

For Immediate Release:

June 23, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding White House political strategist Karl Rove’s shameful comments last night:

“President Bush and Republican leaders should repudiate Mr. Rove’s shameful and blatantly false remarks, and Mr. Rove should promptly and fully apologize for them.

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Hoyer Statement on the Ethics Committee Impasse

Republicans Vote Against Moving the Ethics Process Forward

For Immediate Release:

June 9, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted down a Democratic Resolution ordering the Ethics Committee to hire non-partisan staff and move forward on pending business:

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Hoyer Remarks on Five Months of Republican Overreaching and Abuse of Power

Democratic Whip Says Congressional Republicans Are Out of Touch – And The American People Know It

For Immediate Release:

May 26, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernands
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James Clyburn (SC), Assistant to the Democratic Leader John Spratt (SC) and Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Rahm Emanuel (IL), to highlight five months of overreaching and abuses of power by Washington Republicans. 

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Hoyer Statement on Republican Retreat on Partisan Ethics Rules

For Immediate Release:

April 27, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Republican retreat on the partisan ethics rules they pushed through the House earlier this year:

"The restoration of the bipartisan ethics rules - which  were originally adopted in 1997 and functioned well in every Congress since then – is long overdue.

"And, I believe that it was inevitable.

"Today is not a day for those of us on the Democratic side of the aisle to gloat.

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