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March 24, 2017
Clearly, Chairman Nunes and the Trump White House are scared of what the public might learn, and by canceling a public hearing on Russian involvement in the election they are denying the American people the full scope of information that might come forward.
March 23, 2017
Well, the bill keeps getting worse and worse and, of course, the deficit reduction the Republicans were claiming has now been halved by the changes they made. 
March 23, 2017
If Republican leaders were hoping that the Congressional Budget Office’s cost and impact estimate for their amended health care bill would make any Member more likely to support it, I suspect they are now sorely disappointed.
March 23, 2017
Clearly, they don't have the votes now because the President is working it very hard and the Republican leadership is working very hard, and they are making changes that we are not sure what the changes are.
March 22, 2017
Today’s actions and statements were inconsistent with Chairman Nunes's obligations to the Intelligence Committee, to the House of Representatives, and, by extension, to the American people. 
March 22, 2017
Every day now, it seems, we are learning more about ties between Donald Trump and Russia.
March 21, 2017
The revisions to the Republican health care repeal bill released last night make the legislation even worse. 
March 16, 2017
I’m pleased to call this hearing to order and to be joined at the dais by Ranking Members Pallone, Neal, and Scott – as well as other House Democrats who are deeply engaged in standing up for Americans’ access to quality, affordable health coverage.
March 8, 2017
The bill that the Republicans have offered will literally have Americans paying more and getting less.
March 2, 2017
It is insufficient for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from any matters concerning the presidential campaign.
March 2, 2017
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) asked Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy where House Republicans are hiding their draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is reportedly being marked up in committee next week.
March 2, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today about House Republican’s bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, which they are hiding from Members and the public, during a colloquy with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. 
March 2, 2017
Reports that Attorney General Sessions made false statements to the Senate while under oath during his confirmation hearings and met in secret with Russian officials during the campaign, if indeed true, demand his immediate resignation
March 1, 2017
Reports that House Republicans are planning to hold a markup of their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act next week, if true, demonstrate that they are not listening to their constituents at home. 
March 1, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel and 100 of their House Democratic colleagues in calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to protect investments in diplomacy and international aid against Trump Administration budget cuts.
February 28, 2017
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.
February 28, 2017
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.  
February 24, 2017
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 22, 2017
I am deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration's decision to rescind important protections for transgender students. 
February 16, 2017
By distributing a briefing packet to their Members on how to convince Americans of the supposed merits of repealing of the Affordable Care Act, House Republican leaders are signaling dangerous uncertainty to insurers and health care consumers.  
February 14, 2017
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 3, 2017
The wide impact of this ban should be deeply concerning to all Americans. This ban is not only dividing families and violating our highest principles, it is also making us less safe and plays right into the hands of ISIS and other terror groups. 
February 3, 2017
We are not in agreement, Mr. Speaker. What we would be doing would be 180 degrees different. 
February 3, 2017
Australia has been our strongest, most loyal ally and being with us in the hot spots, not just as observers, but really in the fight with us.