Hoyer Press Staff Blog

Blog posts from the press staff of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

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.

March 29, 2017

Wanted to be sure you saw Republicans in both chambers are joining Democrats in calling on Chairman Nunes’ to recuse himself from the House Intelligence Committee investigation on Russia. 

March 23, 2017

As we all sit here and wonder whether there will be a vote today, here’s a quick look at how negotiations are going

March 23, 2017

Just so we’re all clear on what Republicans are talking about taking away from the American people in order to buy more votes, see below for a handy Twitter post from NPR.

March 23, 2017

A new Quinnipiac poll shows Americans disapprove of #TrumpCare 56 to 17%.  That’s right – only 17% of Americans support the GOP’s plan. 

March 23, 2017

In their efforts to win over the House Freedom Caucus – who continue to move the goal posts, apparently – GOP leaders are losing some of their moderates.

March 23, 2017

We'll follow regular order, they said. We're going to be open and transparent, they promised. 

March 23, 2017

Some rough headlines this morning for our Republican friends. 

March 22, 2017

Less than 24 hours until TrumpCare is on the Floor:

March 22, 2017

Sounds like #TrumpCare is in serious trouble. 25 > 22….

March 20, 2017

Today’s GOP Quote of the Day comes from Representative Justin Amash (MI-3), who tweeted about the GOP bill to make Americans #PayMoreForLess this morning. 

March 14, 2017

This morning’s headlines show the GOP in disarray now that the consequences of the repeal bill have been unveiled – and it’s clear President Trump is breaking his promise to provide “insurance to everybody.” 

March 10, 2017

If you like your health care and want to keep it, Republicans say: Too bad.

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