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March 21, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, this week we will consider the most important bill that this House will consider in this Congress.
March 21, 2017Press Item
I am deeply alarmed by reports that Secretary of State Tillerson plans to skip the NATO meeting in April but will instead travel to Russia later in the month. 
March 21, 2017Press Item
Last Thursday, President Trump sent Congress his initial budget proposal, which was short on detail and makes radical disinvestments in job creation, economic growth, and efforts to keep America safe.
March 21, 2017Press Item
The revisions to the Republican health care repeal bill released last night make the legislation even worse. 
March 20, 2017Press Item
Last week, President Trump released a budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018 that represents a radical disinvestment in America
March 20, 2017Press Item
We are here to ask Governor Hogan to join the growing opposition to Congressional Republicans’ dangerous ACA repeal bill.
March 20, 2017Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video highlighting ten reasons the Republicans’ bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would force Americans to pay more for less coverage and benefits
March 17, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans continued to rush their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act through Congress, so that they can bring it to the Floor next week for a vote.
March 17, 2017Press Item
Yesterday, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and House Democrats held a hearing that the House Republicans refuse to hold on the impacts of their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 
March 16, 2017Press Item
I rise in opposition to this bill and adopt many of the premises that my friend, Mr. Walz, adopted.
March 16, 2017Press Item
The vote this morning in the Budget Committee underscores how divided Republicans are on their own disastrous repeal bill, which would force Americans to pay more for less. 
March 16, 2017Press Item
While glaringly short on detail, today’s release by the Trump Administration of its discretionary budget proposals makes clear what we suspected to be true: a Trump budget would embark on the most radical disinvestment in America we’ve ever seen.
March 15, 2017Press Item
With the debt limit reinstated at midnight, it is critical that Democrats and Republicans in Congress work together to pass a clean debt limit extension before the Treasury Department’s extraordinary measures are exhausted.
March 14, 2017Press Item
If they had proof, it seems to me they would have disclosed it to the Congress, but more importantly to the American people and President Trump would have been happy to do that.
March 14, 2017Press Item
President Trump promised the American people that under the Republican health care plan, there would be “insurance for everybody” that is “much less expensive and much better.”
March 13, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent a letter today to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) urging Republican leadership to respect the role of the Congressional Budget Office as an independent and nonpartisan arbiter, and urge their members to do the same. 
March 13, 2017Press Item
No matter how Republicans try to spin it, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score released today makes clear that the American people will have to pay more for less under their plan.
March 10, 2017Press Item
This week, Republicans introduced their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which would kick millions of Americans off their health insurance and make millions of others pay more for less coverage.
March 10, 2017Press Item
To rationalize a procedure which has a bill introduced Monday night and is subjected to 26 hours straight of markup on the following Wednesday, less than 48 hours later, no matter how you dress it up, that is not, Mr. Speaker, regular order.
March 10, 2017Press Item
Never before have I seen a presidency so out of touch with American values and the responsibility our government has to serve the American people. 
March 9, 2017Press Item
Today, House Republicans sidestepped the regular order they promised the American people and passed their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act out of both the Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce Committees.
March 9, 2017Press Item
Less than seventy-two hours after Republicans released the text of their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act – which would force Americans to pay more for less – Republicans are rushing the bill through the legislative process in order to hide what they’re doing from the American people
March 9, 2017Press Item
Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I just came from the Energy and Commerce Committee.
March 8, 2017Press Item
President Trump promised that Republicans would put forward a plan that would “have insurance for everybody,” which would be “far less expensive and far better” for the American people.