Hoyer Press Staff Blog

Blog posts from the press staff of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

May 8, 2017

Another weekend, another set of false claims from Republicans regarding their TrumpCare bill.

May 5, 2017

While Republicans celebrate jamming #TrumpCare through the House of Representatives, their constituents back home are voicing very real concerns about the adverse impact the bill will have on themselves and their families

May 5, 2017

Here’s a quick reminder of what Republicans voted for yesterday, courtesy of NBC News

May 5, 2017

House Republicans are celebrating their “win” after voting to kick 24 million Americans off of their coverage, but it’s not playing out so well in the news.

May 5, 2017

Yesterday, 217 House Republicans voted to pass their TrumpCare bill, but it didn’t exactly receive a warm welcome across the Capitol. 

May 4, 2017

Has Rep. Walden forgotten how this bill has been received at home? Here’s a reminder of how town halls went over the last recess.

May 4, 2017

BREAKING: John Boehner came out of retirement to share his thoughts on how TrumpCare is being considered: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwrzsLYt-uI

May 4, 2017

As you follow today’s disastrous TrumpCare vote, just a quick reminder that you can do so on-the-go and in real-time on Whip Watch, the Whip Office’s iOS app. 

May 4, 2017

Despite promising transparency and an open process, House Republicans are bringing TrumpCare to the Floor without an updated CBO score.

May 3, 2017

Today’s press briefing by the White House Press Secretary had quite a few alternative facts about #TrumpCare.

May 3, 2017

For any Republican who is thinking about supporting #TrumpCare, here’s a refresher on how those town halls went during the last District Work Period

May 3, 2017

Sean Spicer is right about one thing: #TrumpCare is an unbelievable bill.

May 3, 2017

Really, Speaker Ryan? “Nobody has a problem” with the Upton amendment?

May 3, 2017

We haven’t seen text of the Upton amendment yet, but here’s a quick look at what some Republicans have to say about it so far:  

May 3, 2017

This is something Republicans on the fence need to see: Rep. Upton admits he doesn't know if his OWN amendment will fix #TrumpCare's problems with pre-existing conditions (hint: it won't). 

May 3, 2017

So far it appears that the third time is NOT the charm for House Republicans trying to bring TrumpCare to the Floor for a vote. 

May 3, 2017

All of the time that Vice President Pence has been spending on the House side doesn’t seem to be yielding the results that GOP leaders are looking for on TrumpCare.

May 2, 2017

Let us get this straight, Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC), if people with pre-existing conditions like cancer want access to coverage they need to move? 

May 2, 2017

Today, Speaker Ryan said to his Members on their TrumpCare vote: "This is who we are. This will define us."

May 1, 2017

The winner of today's most shocking comment contest is Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL), who told CNN's Jake Tapper: 

April 28, 2017

Another day, another roundup of GOP division and dysfunction over TrumpCare:

April 28, 2017

Since there seems to be some confusion among Republicans about what their latest TrumpCare bill does, we here in the Dem Whip Press Shop thought we’d clear things up for E&C Committee Chair Greg Walden, who told constituents

April 27, 2017

The latest version of #TrumpCare would have the same harmful consequences as the bill Republicans were forced to pull from the Floor last month. 

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