Republican Outrages

UPDATED: VIDEO: House Democrats Fight to Stop the Sequester

For Immediate Release:

March 6, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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“God Help Us”

While Republicans continue to praise the reckless, irrational sequester, the American people continue to protest these indiscriminate across-the-board cuts. According to a new poll:

Americans are more likely to describe the sequester negatively, a new Gallup poll reports.”

Republicans Refuse to Take Action to Avert Sequester Creating Uncertainty for Economy and National Security

For Immediate Release:

March 1, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hypocrisy in Action: Republicans Support Sequester Despite Promises Made, Impact on their Constituents

For Immediate Release:

February 27, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Americans to the GOP: You Are Out of Touch and Too Extreme

As Republicans continue to waste time and welcome the draconian spending cuts known as the sequester, the American people are calling them out for it. The latest from Pew Research:

GOP Strategy: Sitting on Their Hands

With the deadline to avert the sequester fast approaching, Republicans have decided their best strategy is to… do nothing?

According to Politico, Speaker Boehner has given up trying to work on meaningful legislation and is instead “perfectly fine with sitting on his hands.”

Republicans Approve of Harmful Sequester

For Immediate Release:

February 13, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: Now Is The Time to Provide Hurricane Sandy Relief

“Mr. Speaker, it was to my profound disappointment that I learned last night that the House would adjourn the 112th Congress without providing assistance to the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

Hoyer Statement on Appeals Court Ruling DOMA Unconstitutional

For Immediate Release:

October 18, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Democrats Continue Calling on Republicans to Return to Work

House Republicans may be able to put their jobs in the Capitol out of sight and out of mind, but Democrats will continue to remind them of the long list of unfinished legislation they abandoned when they left for recess.  Today, Congressmen Chris Van Hollen and Henry Waxman were on the House Floor to remind House Republicans of the critical legislation they left undone.