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January 23, 2017Press Item
That the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans are using their first full week of controlling the government to attack women’s health is very telling about their priorities.  
January 13, 2017Press Item
This week, Congressional Republicans voted to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act. 
January 13, 2017Press Item
I think what the Inspector General needs to do is [ask] ‘were the proper policies followed? Do the facts justify the action that was taken?’ Not so much for what happened in the past, but for what ought to be done in the future. 
January 11, 2017Press Item
I am pleased that the Obama Administration has taken this first step to investigate Colombia’s failure to comply with the labor provisions of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement and support the Department of Labor’s call for follow-on action.  
January 10, 2017Press Item
I am deeply disappointed that Republicans refused to vote together with Democrats to bring to the Floor the Protecting Our Democracy Act. 
January 5, 2017Press Item
I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise today to reiterate the strong, bipartisan support for our ally Israel in the United States Congress.  
January 4, 2017Press Item
Before the vote on December 23, I had urged President Obama and Secretary Kerry to use the United States's veto power at the U.N. Security Council to defeat Resolution 2334.  
December 28, 2016Press Item
I was reassured to hear that Secretary Kerry today did not call for further action by the Security Council. 
December 27, 2016Press Item
I urged the Administration to veto the recently passed U.N. Security Council resolution regarding Israel and settlements. 
December 23, 2016Press Item
As a proud leader of the bipartisan coalition in Congress in support of our ally Israel, I am extremely disappointed by this action and today's vote. 
December 22, 2016Press Item
This morning, I reached out to the President and urged him to veto the resolution that was expected to receive a vote today in the U.N. Security Council. 
December 21, 2016Press Item
The legislation introduced yesterday by House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Engel and Representative Connolly reflects a deep concern in Congress and among the American people that a foreign power acted to undermine our election and influence it in favor of a particular candidate.  
December 19, 2016Press Item
The people of Berlin and all of Germany are in my thoughts and prayers tonight. 
December 16, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) yesterday joined a bipartisan letter to U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power along with nineteen other Members of Congress urging the imposition of an arms embargo against South Sudan.  
December 14, 2016Press Item
Earlier this year, a candidate for President of the United States asked ‘What is Aleppo?’  The answer is: a tragedy.  
December 13, 2016Press Item
I am very disappointed at the nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State. 
December 9, 2016Press Item
I am glad that President Obama is ordering a full review of Russian hacking and interference in our election, following the letter that I and other senior House Democrats sent earlier this week. 
November 29, 2016Press Item
I strongly support today’s bipartisan resolution reaffirming that the only way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is through direct, bilateral negotiations between the parties.  
November 22, 2016Press Item
The ongoing humanitarian catastrophe in Aleppo and other Syrian cities must not be met with silence or acquiescence.  
November 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives this afternoon in support of bipartisan legislation to extend the Iran Sanctions Act.