Tax and Appropriations

GOP Quote of the Day

It seems tension and frustration among House Republicans is at an all-time high. Today’s GOP Quote of the Day comes from Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) on Republicans’ inability to govern.

Hoyer Statement on Republicans' Latest Delay In The FY18 Budget Process

For Immediate Release:

June 27, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Morning Roundup: No Details on Tax Reform

A look at this morning’s previews of Speaker Ryan’s “major speech” on tax reform shows it will be light on specifics and substance. Sounds kind of like a certain one-page proposal a certain President released…

From the New York Times:

Questions for Speaker Ryan

Your ever-helpful Democratic Whip press shop thought we’d send you a few questions to ask Speaker Ryan at his tax reform speech this afternoon (you’re welcome):

Two Years In a Row?

Republicans blew past their April 15 deadline months ago, and they are still haven’t proposed a budget for fiscal year 2018. What’s holding them up? Their deep internal divisions, of course. Republicans didn’t pass a budget last year, and prospects are starting to dim this year as their conference continues to feud among themselves. It’s not looking great for the former Budget Committee Chairman turned Speaker, and Republicans control all levers of government so they only have themselves to blame.

Hoyer Statement on Republicans Starting the Appropriations Process Without A Budget

For Immediate Release:

June 12, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Some Things Just Speak For Themselves.....

Today’s GOP quote of the day is a good reminder for our Republican friends that budget/shut down/debt limit brinksmanship hasn’t gotten them anywhere in the past. With only six weeks in session before the August recess, and no proposed budget, no approps bills passed, and a pressing need to raise the debt limit, we’ll see whether they listen to Republican Study Committee Chair Mark Walker (R-NC). From CQ’s Budget Tracker:

President Trump’s Budget is A Litany of Broken Promises to the American People

For Immediate Release:

May 26, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with House Democrats and Advocates Opposing Trump’s Budget

HOYER: AMERICA IS GREAT BECAUSE IT PROVIDES ITS PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO GET AHEAD, NO MATTER WHERE THEY STARTED OUT

For Immediate Release:

May 24, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Editorial Boards Slam President Trump’s Budget: Broken Promises to America’s Working Families

For Immediate Release:

May 24, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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