Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to House Republicans' resolution that would authorize a lawsuit against Preisdent Obama:
"It is deeply disappointing that Speaker Boehner and House Republicans are choosing to waste time and taxpayers' dollars with a political lawsuit whose sole objective is to score partisan points. This is not what the American people want. Congress should instead be focusing on the issues that matter: creating jobs, fixing our broken immigration system, restoring unemployment insurance for 3 million Americans, and raising the minimum wage to help workers and their families access middle-class opportunities. I urge House Republicans to set aside this political attack and instead work with Democrats to help create jobs, grow opportunities, and help more of our people make it in America."