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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. 
February 2, 2017
“Our nation is strong because of the close working relationships we have cultivated with our allies and partners around the world – relationships built on trust, friendship, and respect."
February 1, 2017
President Trump’s Muslim ban emboldens our enemies, undermines our alliances around the world, and makes America less safe. 
January 30, 2017
Tonight's firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates represents an alarming step for an administration already raising serious questions about its competence to govern. 
January 19, 2017
Let me join Leader Pelosi in thanking Barack Obama and Michelle Obama for bringing to the White House such vision, such commitment, such courage, such civility, such respect for others, such a sense of duty. 
January 13, 2017
Instead of launching a partisan retaliatory attack against our government’s nonpartisan ethics watchdog, Republicans in Congress ought to be insisting that the President-Elect abide by the highest standards of ethics and take steps to prevent conflicts of interest from casting a dark cloud over his presidency.  
January 13, 2017
I think what the Inspector General needs to do is [ask] ‘were the proper policies followed? Do the facts justify the action that was taken?’ Not so much for what happened in the past, but for what ought to be done in the future. 
January 12, 2017
Mr. Speaker, I rise out of a deep concern, not only for the thirty million Americans who will lose access to health coverage and the tens of millions of others who will see their costs rise if Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 
January 10, 2017
Yesterday’s analysis by the Office of Management and Budget exposes Republicans’ budget resolution for the gimmick it is: nothing more than a partisan effort to take health coverage away from tens of millions of Americans that never achieves balance and adds $9.5 trillion to our national debt over the next ten years. 
January 9, 2017
As Republicans move forward with their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement, House Democrats will continue to highlight what is at stake for millions of Americans. 
January 3, 2017
Eliminating the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics, as House Republicans proposed to do without notice or debate, would have been a dangerous and ill-conceived move.  
January 3, 2017
I am deeply concerned by House Republicans’ decision in the dead of night to strip away the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
December 7, 2016
Repealing the Affordable Care Act – as Republican leaders in Congress have committed to doing in January of next year – would be a disaster for our country.  
December 5, 2016
Today’s report reiterates what has already been clearly demonstrated: Republicans’ Select Investigative Panel to attack women’s health has wasted more than $1.5 million in taxpayer money and countless hours of Congress’s time trying to manufacture a controversy that does not exist.  
December 1, 2016
It is shameful that House Republicans would continue to waste taxpayer money on their partisan witch-hunt, whose clear goal has been to yield political gains for Republicans.