Hoyer Press Staff Blog

Blog posts from the press staff of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

July 27, 2017

We’re not the only ones who are concerned by the Senate GOP’s “skinny repeal” plan. Health insurers are also speaking out about how this approach would kick millions of Americans off coverage and increase costs:

July 27, 2017

As you all know, we’re not typically ones to bail out our Senate Republican friends, but it appears they could be headed toward putting themselves in a really bad spot.

July 26, 2017

We here in the ever-helpful Democratic Whip press shop wanted to clear up any confusion: 

July 26, 2017

As the Senate gets ready to vote this morning on their bill to repeal the ACA without replacing it, here’s a quick reminder for them on what the impacts of that would be:

July 26, 2017

Today’s GOP Quote of the Day is brought to you by Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA), calling it like he sees it on the appropriations process. 

July 24, 2017

There are only five legislative days before the August district work period and what do House Republicans have to show for the last seven months? 

July 19, 2017

We all know that TrumpCare isn’t popular, but CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield’s CEO Chet Burrell had some tough words for the GOP about TrumpCare and their efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act. 

July 18, 2017

It didn’t take long for Senator McConnell’s latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act to collapse.

July 17, 2017

The longer the Senate delays their TrumpCare vote, the more unpopular the bill becomes. 

July 17, 2017

Do you receive health coverage through your employer? 

July 13, 2017

Look, we get it, if at first you don’t succeed.

July 13, 2017

While OMB Director Mick Mulvaney was touting “MAGAnomics” today, a look at news reports shows that the CBO analysis of Trump’s budget threw cold water on his claims that Trump’s policies will grow the economy

July 10, 2017

A look at the headlines from this weekend shows the Senate TrumpCare bill is on life support. 

July 7, 2017

For months, President Trump has tweeted and selectively touted jobs numbers and other economic news that reflected well on his Administration.

July 5, 2017

With TrumpCare's approval ratings hovering around 12%, it's no surprise that Senate Republicans are making themselves scarce back home in their districts. 

June 30, 2017

A look at this week’s news shows just how devastating TrumpCare would be for Americans – kicking millions of people off coverage and forcing them to pay more for less coverage and care.

June 29, 2017

Another day, another set of headlines about the GOP in disarray and stalling their own agenda, from TrumpCare to a budget to a range of issues… 

June 28, 2017

These couldn’t have been the headlines that Republicans had hoped to see this week.

June 28, 2017

It seems tension and frustration among House Republicans is at an all-time high. 

June 27, 2017

Wanted to be sure you saw this video on how the Senate #TrumpCare bill fails the “Jimmy Kimmel test,” which Kimmel defines as being: “No family should be denied medical care, emergency or otherwise, because they can’t afford it." 

June 26, 2017

Yet another organization is coming out in opposition to TrumpCare. 

June 26, 2017

Governors across the country are in agreement: Republicans should not vote on TrumpCare this week. 

June 23, 2017

We’ve noticed that some outlets are reporting that individuals with pre-existing conditions will now be taken care of under the Senate’s TrumpCare bill.

June 23, 2017

Hmm, who wants to write a bill that only 16% of Americans agree with?

Posts by Year
2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017