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May 16, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today highlighting Americans who are speaking out against TrumpCare in Republican districts across the country.
May 16, 2017Press Item
The security cooperation between the United States and our ally Israel, including the level of trust and sharing of information between our intelligence agencies, forms one of the pillars of Israel’s defense.  
May 16, 2017Press Item
House Republicans return from the District Work Period today after facing over a week of fierce backlash against TrumpCare. 
May 15, 2017Press Item
Each time I think the President cannot jeopardize American security any further or take his reckless ineptitude to new heights, I am quickly proven wrong. 
May 15, 2017Press Item
Today, House Democrats launched a bold new initiative to strengthen higher education access and affordability for the twenty-first century.
May 15, 2017Press Item
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court not to revisit last year’s case against North Carolina’s 2013 voting changes ought to send a signal to Republican-led states that adopting tough voter-ID requirement and limitations on early voting and same-day registration will be seen for what they are: discriminatory measures intended to limit minorities’ access to the ballot box.  
May 15, 2017Press Item
Last week, President Trump met in the Oval Office with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov — a staunch defender of Russian aggression abroad and repression at home. In that meeting, according to the White House’s official readout, the president “emphasized his desire to build a better relationship” with Russia.
May 11, 2017Press Item
If the White House intends to create a commission to investigate voter suppression in this country, I hope its focus will be on the actual suppression of the voting rights of minorities, seniors, and students in states where Republican lawmakers have imposed barriers to ballot access since the terrible Shelby v. Holder Supreme Court ruling in 2013.
May 9, 2017Press Item
For the President to fire the head of a law enforcement agency investigating his own campaign's ties to a foreign adversary - one proven to have sought to sway the election in his favor - is deeply troubling and raises serious questions. 
May 9, 2017Press Item
American forces have now been deployed to Afghanistan for sixteen years, making it the longest military engagement in our history. 
May 7, 2017Press Item
I join in congratulating President-Elect Emmanuel Macron on his resounding victory. The French people have chosen hope over fear, chosen to look forward rather than backward. 
May 5, 2017Press Item
I am pleased that Mark Green has withdrawn his name from consideration to be the top civilian overseeing the United States Army. 
May 5, 2017Press Item
Throughout the United States today, Americans of Mexican heritage will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo and honoring the courageous patriots who fought both to preserve independence and liberty.  
May 5, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Hoyer highlighted Trumpcare’s assault on the health care of millions of hard-working American families.    
May 5, 2017Press Item
The House began the week on a bipartisan basis, with a majority of Democrats and Republicans coming together to support a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year.
May 5, 2017Press Item
The April jobs report shows that we are well positioned to take advantage of the successes of the recovery and build a stronger, more competitive future – if only Congress would focus on jobs and opportunity.  
May 4, 2017Press Item
I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report -- that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters -- and they say premiums are going up 25 to 29% for the average policyholder.
May 4, 2017Press Item
This executive order is little more than an effort to put employers in charge of the health care decisions of their female employees, for religious organizations to redistribute donations from the faithful to political candidates, and for doctors to discriminate against LGBT patients and their families.
May 5, 2017Press Item
I was appalled to learn of the air raid over the weekend in Syria that killed several White Helmet rescuers.  
May 4, 2017Press Item
Today, 217 House Republicans voted to take health coverage away from 24 million Americans.