Hoyer Press Staff Blog

Blog posts from the press staff of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

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. 

April 26, 2017

ICYMI, the Rules Committee reported out a rule today that provides for same day rule and suspension authority through this Saturday, the 29th

April 24, 2017

According to a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released today, nearly three out of four Americans agree with bipartisan calls for an independent commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

April 21, 2017

The Trump White House must not remember how the last shut down played out. 

April 20, 2017

It’s clear Republicans aren’t listening to constituents back home who “want this repeal crap to stop.”

April 17, 2017

A look at the news over the weekend shows that Republicans across the country are facing fierce backlash over their support for TrumpCare. 

April 5, 2017

Today’s GOP Quote of the Day is brought to you by Rep. Steve Chabot on the failed TrumpCare bill. 

April 5, 2017

It seems Democrats in Congress are not alone.

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