Press Releases

March 22, 2017
Every day now, it seems, we are learning more about ties between Donald Trump and Russia.
March 22, 2017
I am closely following the news from London, and my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
March 21, 2017
I am deeply alarmed by reports that Secretary of State Tillerson plans to skip the NATO meeting in April but will instead travel to Russia later in the month. 
March 21, 2017
The revisions to the Republican health care repeal bill released last night make the legislation even worse. 
March 20, 2017
We are here to ask Governor Hogan to join the growing opposition to Congressional Republicans’ dangerous ACA repeal bill.
March 20, 2017
The testimony this morning by FBI Director James Comey that the Trump campaign is under investigation for potential collusion with Russia underscores the need for a bipartisan, independent investigative commission. 
March 20, 2017
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video highlighting ten reasons the Republicans’ bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would force Americans to pay more for less coverage and benefits
March 17, 2017
Yesterday, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and House Democrats held a hearing that the House Republicans refuse to hold on the impacts of their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 
March 16, 2017
The vote this morning in the Budget Committee underscores how divided Republicans are on their own disastrous repeal bill, which would force Americans to pay more for less. 
March 16, 2017
I think it's probably the most irresponsible budget I’ve seen and most unrealistic budget I’ve seen, and I doubt very seriously that Republicans on either the Appropriations or the authorizing committees think it can be accomplished or should be accomplished.
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 16, 2017
While glaringly short on detail, today’s release by the Trump Administration of its discretionary budget proposals makes clear what we suspected to be true: a Trump budget would embark on the most radical disinvestment in America we’ve ever seen.
March 15, 2017
I’m not at all surprised that a federal judge has blocked the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban from taking effect, mirroring the rulings that blocked the previous ban. 
March 15, 2017
Today’s announcement by the Trump Administration that it plans to rewrite fuel economy standards ought to concern Americans
March 15, 2017
With the debt limit reinstated at midnight, it is critical that Democrats and Republicans in Congress work together to pass a clean debt limit extension before the Treasury Department’s extraordinary measures are exhausted.
March 14, 2017
If they had proof, it seems to me they would have disclosed it to the Congress, but more importantly to the American people and President Trump would have been happy to do that.
March 13, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent a letter today to Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) urging Republican leadership to respect the role of the Congressional Budget Office as an independent and nonpartisan arbiter, and urge their members to do the same. 
March 13, 2017
No matter how Republicans try to spin it, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score released today makes clear that the American people will have to pay more for less under their plan.
March 10, 2017
Never before have I seen a presidency so out of touch with American values and the responsibility our government has to serve the American people. 
March 10, 2017
The February report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, showing a gain of 227,000 private sector jobs last month, is a strong sign that the Obama recovery was a resounding success when it comes to job creation. 
March 9, 2017
Today, House Republicans sidestepped the regular order they promised the American people and passed their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act out of both the Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce Committees.
March 8, 2017
Today, Americans across the country are marking International Women’s Day in different ways.
March 8, 2017
The bill that the Republicans have offered will literally have Americans paying more and getting less.
March 7, 2017
Under the regular order that Speaker Ryan promised would govern the House on his watch, the proper procedure is for a committee markup on major legislation to take place after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has had an opportunity to analyze it and release an estimate of its cost and economic impact.