Press Releases

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 24, 2017
It is reprehensible that South Sudanese politicians cannot reach a peaceful end to the violent and destabilizing conflict they have created, which now threatens to exacerbate a famine that could leave millions without food.  
February 23, 2017
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, 2017
I am deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration's decision to rescind important protections for transgender students. 
February 21, 2017
President Trump's blueprint for mass deportation does nothing to keep Americans safe. 
February 18, 2017
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 16, 2017
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, 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 15, 2017
This rule is a distraction meant to obscure Republicans’ complete failure to develop a workable plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
February 15, 2017
Today, a bipartisan group of Representatives introduced H.R. 1059, the Russia Sanctions Review Act. 
February 15, 2017
Good morning, thank you very much for joining us.
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 14, 2017
Michael Flynn's resignation must not be the end of the focus on this administration's concerning ties to Russia and the Putin regime. 
February 13, 2017
Thank you [Rep.] Carolyn Maloney for your continued leadership. I am so pleased to be here with Carolyn Maloney from the state of New York, who has been a champion.
February 9, 2017
Tonight, America's judicial system delivered a strong rebuke to the Trump Administration's unconstitutional Muslim ban. 
February 8, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Thank you, Secretary Rubin.  Thank you to everyone at the Hamilton Project and the Brookings Institution.  And thanks to former Director Orszag and the distinguished panelists who are here today as well.
February 6, 2017
Hi.  I’m Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland and the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives.
February 4, 2017
I am deeply concerned by President Trump's attack on Judge James Robart, which shows a complete disregard for both an independent judiciary and the Constitution. 
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
It is fitting that the United States will impose new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile test in contravention of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231.  
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. 
February 3, 2017
This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its report on hiring in January, showing 237,000 private sector jobs added.