Press Releases

June 9, 2017
Puerto Ricans will have an opportunity this weekend to choose the future status of their island. 
June 8, 2017
We need to keep in mind there are really two separate issues here. One is, what did the Russians do, who did they do it with, how were they trying to undermine our democracy and western democracies generally? 
June 8, 2017
Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony today was illustrative and alarming. 
June 8, 2017
Thank you very much Ranking Member Waters who has done such a great job at protecting our consumers and our financial stability. 
June 7, 2017
President Trump’s statements to former FBI Director Comey are extremely troubling.  It is imperative that investigators in Congress and with the Justice Department look at all the facts that are presented and ask serious questions about where they lead. 
June 7, 2017
I join in celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem today.  During the Six-Day War, Israel defeated enemies bent on its destruction, and in the process made the holy city of Jerusalem whole again. 
June 6, 2017
The decision by Anthem to withdraw from the health insurance marketplace in Ohio is yet another example of uncertainty created by Republicans driving insurers from the market. 
June 4, 2017
The British people have now endured multiple terror attacks in a short period, but they continue to face adversity with strength, with perseverance, and with unity.
June 2, 2017
The measure by which this Administration must be judged, first and foremost, is whether Americans' lives are getting better, not worse, and whether their families have greater economic security, not less. 
June 1, 2017
The announcement of President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement is a striking abdication of American leadership in the world. It is a dangerous surrender of American strength in foreign affairs, one that empowers other nations and weakens our influence abroad. 
June 1, 2017
I join in marking the start of Immigrant Heritage Month, in which we celebrate the immigrant foundations of our country. 
June 1, 2017
OMB Director Mulvaney's comments challenging the integrity and expertise of analysts at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office are irresponsible and unacceptable. 
June 1, 2017
I am proud to join in celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June as we honor the contributions and the courage of LGBT Americans and recommit ourselves to ensuring that all Americans are treated with dignity and respect.
May 31, 2017
If President Trump withdraws from the Paris climate agreement, he will once again undermine America's global leadership and put national security, our economy, and public health at risk.
May 30, 2017
I am deeply alarmed by today's report regarding the Trump Administration's efforts to eliminate or undermine offices and programs that protect civil rights.
May 29, 2017
President Trump's refusal to affirm the Paris climate agreement alongside the other G7 leaders represents a striking abdication of American leadership.
May 28, 2017
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Zbigniew Brzezinski, an outstanding public servant and extraordinary intellect.
May 26, 2017
As Russia continues its nefarious activities and as we’ve seen terrorist attacks across the continent, I believe it is critical to reassure our European allies that we stand with them,” said Whip Hoyer. 
May 26, 2017
As Muslims in America and around the world begin the observance of Ramadan today, I join in wishing all who participate a 'Ramadan Mubarak.' 
May 26, 2017
On Monday, Americans across the country will remember the service and sacrifice of those who laid down their lives defending the United States, our allies, and the democratic values we share.
May 25, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) released the following statement on a letter they sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today urging him to reject efforts to shrink or eliminate national monuments in carrying out the President’s April 26th executive order:
May 25, 2017
I’m proud to join my colleagues today to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the 115th Congress.
May 25, 2017
The President of the United States should not be lecturing our closest and most steadfast allies but reaffirming our common defense and our commitment to stand with them.
May 25, 2017
It is the pattern [of cover up] that leads one to believe that there is fire where there is so much smoke.
May 24, 2017
Today's updated Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis confirms what we already knew: TrumpCare will kick millions of Americans off their insurance coverage and force consumers to pay more for less.