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February 27, 2017Press Item
The budget proposals released by the Trump Administration today double-down on the rejection of math, economics, and common sense that made Republican budgets unrealistic and ill-conceived over the last several years.
February 24, 2017Press Item
The leaked draft of House Republicans’ reconciliation bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is so glaringly dangerous that even the Republican-controlled Senate would be unlikely to pass it.  
February 24, 2017Press Item
It’s been a long week for Republican Members of Congress, as constituents continue to speak out against their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a real plan to replace it.
February 23, 2017Press Item
Reports that the Trump White House sought to pressure the FBI into making a public statement to minimize an investigation into the President's possible connections - and that of his campaign last year - with Russia and Russian intelligence officials ought to alarm every American, regardless of party or ideology. 
February 22, 2017Press Item
I am deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration's decision to rescind important protections for transgender students. 
February 21, 2017Press Item
President Trump's blueprint for mass deportation does nothing to keep Americans safe. 
February 18, 2017Press Item
Today, as we recognize a National Day of Action to protect the Affordable Care Act, I was pleased to meet with a diverse, energetic group of people in Southern Maryland that is becoming more involved in government and politics.
February 17, 2017Press Item
Today, I lost a dear friend, and America lost a great patriot. Bob Michel's service to the country was an example for us all. 
February 16, 2017Press Item
During our meeting with Director Holman, I raised the important point that ICE must be in close communication with Members of Congress, particularly Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, who are worried about the impact of immigration raids in their districts.
February 16, 2017Press Item
With Republicans controlling the White House and both chambers of Congress, they are fully responsible for what happens to America’s health care system.
February 15, 2017Press Item
Today, a bipartisan group of Representatives introduced H.R. 1059, the Russia Sanctions Review Act. 
February 15, 2017Press Item
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February 14, 2017Press Item
It is not enough to say, okay, the National Security Advisor has resigned. We have here a pattern, not just a single incident of failing to disclose...
February 8, 2017Press Item
I want to thank everyone for being here… This conference is a misnomer. No one in America ought to think this party is in retreat. 
February 7, 2017Press Item
I want to thank Nancy Pelosi, who was in fact the leader in the adoption of the Affordable Care Act. Those of us who know her and worked with her, she was the Speaker, I was the Majority Leader. 
February 7, 2017Press Item
On Sunday, Speaker Paul Ryan confirmed to the American people that Republicans are moving ahead with their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act – despite reports that Republicans were changing their rhetoric, swapping “repeal and replace” for repair. 
February 3, 2017Press Item
This week, Democrats introduced legislation to repeal the Trump Administration’s Muslim ban, which is unconstitutional and makes American less safe.
February 6, 2017Press Item
Hi.  I’m Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland and the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives.
February 2, 2017Press Item
“I have always been a strong ally of the disability community and have paid close attention to the concerns many have had with this rule.
February 2, 2017Press Item
“Thank you very much Leader. I thank the Leader, in case you didn’t hear that. I am, I don’t know that I’m pleased to be here, because we ought not to be here, discussing this subject we’re discussing. 
January 31, 2017Press Item
Reports of an Iranian ballistic missile test are alarming and ought to be a reminder to all of us that Iran’s autocratic regime continues to flout international laws and U.N. Security Council resolutions as it pursues regional hegemony through threats and intimidation.
January 31, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise out of deep concern for our country, our people, and those who serve us in uniform.
January 31, 2017Press Item
At last week’s GOP retreat, Congressional Republicans confirmed what Democrats and the American people have known all along: they have no real plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. 
January 30, 2017Press Item
I was proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder tonight on the steps of the Supreme Court with my Democratic colleagues and with a multitude of Americans who came out to protest the Trump Administration’s actions.