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March 29, 2017Press Item
[President Trump] looked at the American people in the eye, when he talked to the Joint Session of Congress, and said I want to assure you that I’m going to cover everybody with insurance.
March 29, 2017Press Item
Today, House Judiciary Committee Republicans blocked resolutions of inquiry from coming to the Floor that would have shed light on connections between President Trump, his advisors, and Russia's efforts to undermine our election. 
March 29, 2017Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the deaths of American U.N. worker Michael Sharp and his Swedish colleague Zaida Catalan in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
March 28, 2017Press Item
Last Monday, FBI Director Comey confirmed that the Trump campaign has been under investigation since July over potential collusion with the Putin regime.
March 27, 2017Press Item
The violent suppression of peaceful protests in Russia reflect the deep morass into which Vladimir Putin's Russia has fallen.
March 24, 2017Press Item
This week, Republicans were so deeply divided over their TrumpCare bill, that they lacked the votes to pass it and leaders were forced to pull the bill from the Floor.
March 24, 2017Press Item
Clearly, Chairman Nunes and the Trump White House are scared of what the public might learn, and by canceling a public hearing on Russian involvement in the election they are denying the American people the full scope of information that might come forward.
March 23, 2017Press Item
Well, the bill keeps getting worse and worse and, of course, the deficit reduction the Republicans were claiming has now been halved by the changes they made. 
March 22, 2017Press Item
Today’s actions and statements were inconsistent with Chairman Nunes's obligations to the Intelligence Committee, to the House of Representatives, and, by extension, to the American people. 
March 22, 2017Press Item
Every day now, it seems, we are learning more about ties between Donald Trump and Russia.
March 22, 2017Press Item
I am closely following the news from London, and my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
March 21, 2017Press Item
I am deeply alarmed by reports that Secretary of State Tillerson plans to skip the NATO meeting in April but will instead travel to Russia later in the month. 
March 20, 2017Press Item
The testimony this morning by FBI Director James Comey that the Trump campaign is under investigation for potential collusion with Russia underscores the need for a bipartisan, independent investigative commission. 
March 17, 2017Press Item
This week, House Republicans continued to rush their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act through Congress, so that they can bring it to the Floor next week for a vote.
March 16, 2017Press Item
I think it's probably the most irresponsible budget I’ve seen and most unrealistic budget I’ve seen, and I doubt very seriously that Republicans on either the Appropriations or the authorizing committees think it can be accomplished or should be accomplished.
March 16, 2017Press Item
While glaringly short on detail, today’s release by the Trump Administration of its discretionary budget proposals makes clear what we suspected to be true: a Trump budget would embark on the most radical disinvestment in America we’ve ever seen.
March 15, 2017Press Item
I’m not at all surprised that a federal judge has blocked the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban from taking effect, mirroring the rulings that blocked the previous ban. 
March 14, 2017Press Item
If they had proof, it seems to me they would have disclosed it to the Congress, but more importantly to the American people and President Trump would have been happy to do that.
March 6, 2017Press Item
The executive order signed today doubles down on a radical policy that will weaken our national security and put all Americans in danger.
March 3, 2017Press Item
This week, President Donald Trump addressed a Joint Session of Congress.
March 2, 2017Press Item
It is insufficient for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from any matters concerning the presidential campaign.
March 2, 2017Press Item
Reports that Attorney General Sessions made false statements to the Senate while under oath during his confirmation hearings and met in secret with Russian officials during the campaign, if indeed true, demand his immediate resignation
March 1, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel and 100 of their House Democratic colleagues in calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to protect investments in diplomacy and international aid against Trump Administration budget cuts.
February 28, 2017Press Item
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.