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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 1, 2017
I don't know what's going to happen because the Republicans have been talking about that for six years, about how they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 
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 28, 2017
I’m not surprised [President Trump said he will discuss immigration reform]. Other than it's always surprising to hear Donald Trump say what he is for and against because it changes on a relevant basis.
February 27, 2017
Tonight, House Republicans voted unanimously to deny the American people access to the secrets hidden in President Trump's tax returns. 
February 27, 2017
I am pleased to welcome Miss Ojewumi as my guest for tomorrow evening’s joint address to Congress
February 27, 2017
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, 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 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 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 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 6, 2017
Hi.  I’m Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland and the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives.
February 2, 2017
“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, 2017
“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, 2017
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, 2017
Mr. Speaker, I rise out of deep concern for our country, our people, and those who serve us in uniform.
January 30, 2017
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.