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March 24, 2017
You said the President thinks he's done everything he could do. 
March 24, 2017
Donald Trump, just a few weeks ago, looked the American public in the eye though the lens of a TV camera and said I will support a healthcare policy that will give everybody insurance at lesser cost and greater quality. 
March 23, 2017
The Republicans are a deeply divided party and have been so for six years. They have great, great difficulty reaching consensus on important pieces of legislation. 
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
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
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
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 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
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.  
March 7, 2017
Well, thank you very much [Rep.] Cheri [Bustos] and thanks for the work that you’re doing on communications and making sure that the message gets out to the American people so they can take their views made to the Congress in an informed way.
March 7, 2017
This evening, I was proud to join my colleagues in supporting bipartisan legislation to name the Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago after our friend and former Delegate Eni Faleomavaega, who sadly passed away on February 22. 
March 6, 2017
Tonight, after seven years of claiming to have a workable replacement for the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans showed their hand, and it is empty.
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.