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May 24, 2017Press Item
I am very disappointed that Republicans’ willful sabotage of our nation’s health care system has led Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to stop offering insurance plans across parts of Kansas and Missouri. 
May 17, 2017Video
May 17, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today pushing back on Republicans’ misinformation on TrumpCare.
May 16, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today highlighting Americans who are speaking out against TrumpCare in Republican districts across the country.
May 16, 2017Press Item
House Republicans return from the District Work Period today after facing over a week of fierce backlash against TrumpCare. 
May 15, 2017Press Item
Each time I think the President cannot jeopardize American security any further or take his reckless ineptitude to new heights, I am quickly proven wrong. 
May 4, 2017Press Item
I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report -- that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters -- and they say premiums are going up 25 to 29% for the average policyholder.
May 4, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, Republicans now control all of our government. Whatever happens to our health care system will be their responsibility.
May 3, 2017Press Item
Republicans now control all the levers of our government.  They will be held responsible for whatever happens to our health care system, including the actions that have already destabilized our health insurance markets since January. 
May 2, 2017Press Item
As House Republican leaders continue to scramble for votes to pass their TrumpCare bill, Speaker Ryan claimed the MacArthur Amendment would keep in place protections for Americans with preexisting conditions:
May 2, 2017Press Item
I am appalled that President Trump tweeted this morning that he wants the government to shut down. Funding our government is not a game, where one side wins and the other side loses.
May 2, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans are attempting to bring their TrumpCare bill to the Floor for a vote. 
May 1, 2017Press Item
I strongly urge President Trump to withdraw Mark Green as his nominee for Army Secretary. The civilian leaders the President selects to oversee our military set the tone for the men and women of our Armed Forces and how they are expected to behave.
April 29, 2017Press Item
William Shakespeare famously declared that “past is prologue,” and the bard’s words ought to give us pause as we assess the first scene of this very strange play in which we now find ourselves as a nation. 
April 28, 2017Press Item
Today, the House passed a bill to continue funding the government for an additional week while negotiations continue on a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. 
April 28, 2017Press Item
I am so pleased to be here, in the House. I am not pleased that we are considering a Continuing Resolution.
April 28, 2017Press Item
I am so pleased to be here, in the House. I am not pleased that we are considering a Continuing Resolution.
April 27, 2017Press Item
Last night, House Republicans took action that would allow them to bring their TrumpCare bill to the House Floor on Friday or Saturday – President Trump’s 100th day in office. 
April 27, 2017Press Item
If Republicans announce their intention to bring their harmful TrumpCare bill to the House Floor tomorrow or Saturday, I will oppose a one-week Continuing Resolution and will advise House Democrats to oppose it as well. 
April 26, 2017Press Item
Now that their party controls the levers of government, Republicans will be held responsible for any changes to our health care system that take place on their watch.
April 26, 2017Press Item
Saturday, April 29 marks Donald Trump’s 100th day as president. His first 100 days have been defined by chaos, incompetence and broken promises to the American people.