Hoyer Press Staff Blog

Blog posts from the press staff of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

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. 

January 31, 2017

As Republicans continue their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a real replacement plan, Members are feeling the heat from their constituents

January 30, 2017

A dream scenario for Congressional Republicans: control of Congress and the White House. 

January 26, 2017

Congressional Republicans are at their retreat in Philadelphia this week, hoping to get on the same page and develop a policy agenda. It comes as a surprise to exactly no one that the retreat isn't going as smoothly as they had hoped. 

January 25, 2017

As Congressional Republicans head to Philadelphia today for their three-day retreat, we wanted to be sure you had their updated (and by updated, we mean alternative) itinerary. 

January 19, 2017

Another day, another Congressional Republican dodging their constituents as they share their outrage on Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a real replacement. 

January 19, 2017

While thousands of Americans across the country are speaking out against Republicans efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Republicans back home are hiding from their constituents.

January 18, 2017

As this morning’s Washington Post sums up, the pressure is mounting for Republicans to come up with a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act before they repeal it. 

January 15, 2017

Just as we predicted, House Republicans are already feeling the heat after voting to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement, which will kick millions of Americans off their coverage and increase health care costs for millions more. 

January 13, 2017

Today’s Republican quote of the day is brought to you by Rep. Richard Hudson of North Carolina, who said his constituents are “freaking out” about losing their health coverage. 

January 13, 2017

Last night, Speaker Ryan joined CNN for a town hall. Right off the bat, the Speaker was confronted by one of the millions of Americans who is benefiting from the Affordable Care Act. 

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