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May 30, 2016
Each year on Memorial Day we honor the sacrifices of those who died in defense of our nation and its values.   
May 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of a letter sent to Chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi Trey Gowdy by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings and House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith calling for an end to the partisan committee.
May 11, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the 68th anniversary of Israel's Independence Day, which begins at sundown this evening.
May 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the second anniversary of the creation of the Select Committee on Benghazi by House Republicans.
April 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
April 20, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled that Iran must pay the families of the victims of the 1983 U.S. Marine Corps barracks bombing in Beirut.
April 18, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to today’s bus bombing in Jerusalem. 
March 31, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to reports that the Treasury Department is considering allowing the use of the U.S. dollar for business transactions involving Iran.
March 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to new sanctions designations against entities facilitating Iran’s ballistic missile development and testing. 
March 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the conviction of Radovan Karadzic of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. 
March 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House voted unanimously for a resolution condemning yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels.
March 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the terror attacks in Brussels today.
March 17, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the State Department’s determination that ISIL is committing genocide in areas it controls.  
March 9, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the recent violence in Israel and the death of American student Taylor Force.
March 9, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Iran’s most recent violations of ballistic missile test restrictions.
March 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today. 
March 3, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the Gulf Cooperation Council’s decision to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. 
March 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the UNSecurity Council’s unanimous approval of a resolution thatimposes new sanctions against North Korea.
February 28, 2016
"Today, as we mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the end of the Persian Gulf War, we recognize the contributions of all our veterans who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. ...
February 28, 2016
"While some of the so-called 'moderates' appear to have defeated the hardliners in Friday's election in Iran, no matter what the results and no matter who wins, Iran will still primarily be controlled by an unelected, undemocratic, and theocratic elite.  ...
February 23, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today in response to President Obama’s plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center. 
February 22, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today in response to last week’s attack on a United Nations camp for displaced civilians in South Sudan. 
February 12, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after world leaders from a number of nations announced their agreement to a temporary cessation of hostilities in Syria to deliver humanitarian aid. 
February 9, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget. 
February 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Obama Administration announced a request for emergency funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus.