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June 22, 2017Press Item
Today, Senate Republicans released their secret TrumpCare bill that they have been hiding behind closed doors, drafting it with no hearings and no input from the American people. 
June 22, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much. Some years ago, when the Republicans were in charge of Congress, I sponsored the Help America Vote Act as a result of the challenge that we had in Florida, and the 5 people elected the President of the United States, making the determination.
June 22, 2017Press Item
Only about 35% of Americans support the House bill, and [the Senate bill] is in some ways deeper cuts in Medicaid, deeper cuts for tax cuts for the wealthy coming down the line. 
June 21, 2017Press Item
I want to thank Majority Leader McCarthy for working with me and a bipartisan group of Members to introduce a resolution reaffirming America’s commitment to Article 5’s collective defense provision of the North Atlantic Treaty.
June 21, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, when someone keeps something secret, it's often because it's embarrassing, or negative, or damaging, or unsupportable.
June 20, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) announced today the launch of a new video series, titled “TrumpCare Stories: Americans Talk to Congress About Health Care.” 
June 20, 2017Press Item
There is no reason why the House cannot or should not take action without delay to send the Senate a Russia sanctions bill. 
June 20, 2017Press Item
On World Refugee Day, we keep in our thoughts and prayers the millions who have been displaced by war, violence, poverty, or natural disasters, including the many Syrians who have had to flee civil war in their country. 
June 20, 2017Press Item
After House Republicans passed their TrumpCare bill with no hearings, no witnesses, and little debate, Senate Republicans are following their lead and attempting to hide their TrumpCare bill from the American people. 
June 20, 2017Press Item
In 2015, a majority of Republican Members joined every Democratic Member of the House to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank against an effort by some on the extreme right, including Rep. Scott Garrett, to shut down permanently this agency that directly helps U.S. businesses create jobs in America.
June 19, 2017Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Otto Warmbier today, and my thoughts and prayers are with his family, who have had to endure a painful ordeal these past seventeen months.
June 19, 2017Press Item
I join today in observing Juneteenth, when Americans commemorate the end of the brutal and inhuman system of slavery in this country. 
June 19, 2017Press Item
Today, the people of London experienced another terror attack, this time targeting innocent Muslim worshippers as they left Ramadan prayers.
June 16, 2017Press Item
While the Trump Administration has announced it will continue President Obama’s #DACA, which marked its fifth anniversary this week, and allow DREAMers who were brought to this country as children to continue working here legally, his decision to end the DAPA program means that undocumented immigrant families will continue to live in fear of being split apart. 
June 16, 2017Press Item
This week, the House of Representatives came together in unity and bipartisanship following an attack at Wednesday’s practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game.
June 15, 2017Press Item
It is appalling that the Commerce Department is changing the language of its equal opportunity policy statement to exclude LGBT Americans.