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July 27, 2017Press Item
It seems that the White House and its Republican allies in Congress haven’t learned from their mistakes on writing TrumpCare bills and are once again preparing to write hugely consequential legislation affecting hundreds of millions of Americans behind closed doors among a small cadre of leaders without input even from rank-and-file Members of their own party.  
July 26, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much, Madam Ranking Member, for yielding. Mr. Chairman, Members of the House.
July 24, 2017Press Item
Amid the investigations into Russia’s interference in our last election and its ongoing efforts to subvert democratic systems here at home and among our allies, it is critical that Congress provide our intelligence community with the best possible tools and clear direction.
July 21, 2017Press Item
House Republicans finally released their reckless, irrational budget for Fiscal Year 2018 – 94 days past the deadline for the budget process to be completed. 
July 20, 2017Press Item
Last night, the House Budget Committee approved on a party line vote a Republican budget resolution that disinvests in America’s future and relies on a foundation that simply doesn’t add up.
July 20, 2017Press Item
Senator McConnell made it clear that if in fact they fail to pass a replacement bill, that he thought the alternative was to work together with Democrats. I think that's the right way to go.
July 19, 2017Press Item
Thank you to Randi [Weingarten] who absolutely gets it, all the time, every day, every hour, and lets us hear about it…
July 18, 2017Press Item
The budget resolution unveiled today by Chairman Black and House Republicans reminds me of the old adage that one mustn’t be fooled twice. 
July 14, 2017Press Item
Today, Democrats and Republicans in the House came together to pass legislation supporting the work of our men and women in uniform. 
July 13, 2017Press Item
The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) analysis of President Trump’s budget proposal exposes just how hazardous this Administration’s policies would be to the long-term fiscal stability of this country.
July 12, 2017Press Item
Nearly three months after their deadline to complete action on a budget, House Republicans have yet to even propose their budget resolution. 
June 27, 2017Press Item
By postponing their budget markup for FY2018, House Republicans will place an already-late process even further behind schedule, risking a shutdown in September if appropriations are not completed on time. 
June 12, 2017Press Item
It is already June, and Republicans in Congress have yet to even propose a budget resolution for the fiscal year starting in October.  
May 26, 2017Press Item
This week, President Trump released his budget for fiscal year 2018. His proposal makes draconian cuts to programs that help working Americans get ahead in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy. 
May 24, 2017Press Item
[Rep. Lee] says I looked at the budget. If you care about people and you look at this budget, you will tear up.
May 24, 2017Press Item
Yesterday, President Trump released a budget that is full of broken promises to the American people. 
May 24, 2017Press Item
Thank you Mr. Speaker. Yesterday President Trump laid out his budget request for next year.
May 23, 2017Press Item
It's not real. And frankly, my first thoughts were mirrored by almost every Republican who made a comment on the budget, this is not a real document, it is not a real offer, it's not a starting point.
May 23, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s budget is a litany of broken promises to the American people
May 19, 2017Press Item
This week, Congress returned from a District Work Period during which constituents made their opinions on TrumpCare known to House Republicans.