Tax and Appropriations

We Called It: Republicans Add Billions to Deficit Then Call for Extreme Budget Cuts

After Republicans added billions to the deficit when they passed their unpaid-for tax bill in December, Politico reports that the House Freedom Caucus is pushing Speaker Ryan to cut spending levels dramatically, rather than stick with the budget agreement that Republicans agreed to:

President Obama’s Fiscally Responsible Budget Invests In Our Future, While Republicans Continue to Struggle with Internal Division

For Immediate Release:

February 9, 2016

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Hoyer Statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

For Immediate Release:

February 9, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Op-Ed: Congress Must Heed President’s Call to Elevate Our Politics, Take Bipartisan Action

For Immediate Release:

January 15, 2016

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Memo to Media: As the 114th Congress’s Second Session Begins, Speaker Ryan Must Choose: Play the Politics of Delay for a Year or Work with Democrats to Effect Bipartisan Results Now

For Immediate Release:

January 8, 2016

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer: Democrats and Republicans Must Work Together to Prevent Default

For Immediate Release:

October 1, 2015

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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House Republicans’ Real Agenda Revealed

For Immediate Release:

April 22, 2015

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Hoyer Floor Remarks in Opposition to House Republicans’ Partisan Bill Targeting Federal Employees

For Immediate Release:

April 15, 2015

Contact:

Latoya Veal  202-225-3130

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Hoyer Floor Remarks in Opposition to House Republicans’ Partisan Bill Targeting Federal Employees

The [Oversight Committee] Ranking Member [Elijah Cummings] said this was a bill to solve a nonexistent problem.

Hoyer Statement on Tax Day

For Immediate Release:

April 15, 2015

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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