Hoyer Press Staff Blog

Blog posts from the press staff of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

March 8, 2017

There were a number of dubious claims made during Chairman Brady’s opening remarks this morning; we’ll point out just two of the biggest whoppers below:

March 8, 2017

The hits keep coming for the GOP, as opposition to their #PayMoreForLess repeal bill continues to mount. Check out what the American Medical Association – an organization that knows a thing or two about health care – had to say.

March 8, 2017

Before tuning into the Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means Committee markups this morning, here’s another reminder that Republicans are rushing the process and have no idea what the impact of their bill will be, courtesy of Senator Mike Lee (R-UT).

March 8, 2017

As you read Speaker Ryan’s op-ed in USA Today this morning, we thought we’d offer a look at how Ryan’s rhetoric on the House GOP’s ACA repeal bill compares to reality:

March 7, 2017

After seven years, they finally showed Members of Congress and the American people their ACA repeal bill. But these couldn’t have been the headlines that GOP leaders were hoping for…

March 7, 2017

It’s taken seven years to see the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and it’s no wonder they’ve kept it hidden from the American people for so long. 

March 3, 2017

Today’s GOP Quote of the Day is brought to you by Senator John Cornyn on the GOP’s missing ACA repeal bill

March 1, 2017

Then: Speaker Ryan said when he took the gavel in October 2015: “Open up the process. Let people participate.”

March 1, 2017

Last night, the President said once again that Republicans would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

March 1, 2017

Don’t just take our word for it – a look at the headlines shows that we aren’t the only ones who thought the President’s speech was long on empty rhetoric and short on substance.

February 28, 2017

Just as we predicted, House Republicans are back to the drawing board on their draft reconciliation bill.

February 24, 2017

... we see a headline like this: GOP Congressman Says A Drop In The Number Of Insured People Could Be "A Good Thing"

February 24, 2017

Today’s Republican Quote of the Day comes from former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), who confirmed what we already knew: Republicans won't be able to pass a real plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. 

February 14, 2017

We here in the Democratic Whip Press Shop thought we’d pass along a few questions you may want to ask Speaker Ryan and Leader McCarthy at today’s press conference

February 13, 2017

Today’s Republican quote of the day comes from Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI). 

February 13, 2017

Over the weekend, House Republicans continued to avoid their constituents who oppose GOP efforts to repeal the ACA without having a real plan to replace it.

February 10, 2017

Things aren't going so well for Republicans back in their districts. Last night, Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Justin Amash (R-MI), and Diane Black (R-TN) arrived at town halls with hundreds of voters demanding answers on President Trump’s unconstitutional Muslim ban, GOP efforts to #MakeAmericaSickAgain, and more.

February 8, 2017

Republicans are doing everything they can to duck constituents on their plan to Make America Sick Again.

February 8, 2017

Afraid of the number of people who will show up, voicing their support of the Affordable Care Act? 

February 7, 2017

Another day, another article about Americans speaking out against Republican efforts to repeal the ACA without immediately replacing it. 

February 7, 2017

While The Trump Administration claims their unconstitutional Muslim ban is designed to keep America safe, the facts show that’s not the case

February 6, 2017

Today, Speaker Ryan tweeted a blog post from his office, titled “Poorly-crafted regulations that hurt people? Not on our watch.” 

February 6, 2017

As the Trump Administration defends its unconstitutional Muslim ban in the courts, former diplomats and national security officials, as well as business leaders, are weighing in and voicing their opposition to the ban because it puts our nation and our troops at risk and is bad for business. 

February 1, 2017

Despite promising to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act for the last seven years, Republicans are no closer to reaching agreement on an alternative to the ACA. So, what do they do now? 

February 1, 2017

Add Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) to the list of Republican Members who are trying to avoid tough questions from constituents on the GOP’s effort to repeal the ACA without immediately replacing it. 

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