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February 2, 2017Press Item
“Our nation is strong because of the close working relationships we have cultivated with our allies and partners around the world – relationships built on trust, friendship, and respect."
February 1, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s Muslim ban emboldens our enemies, undermines our alliances around the world, and makes America less safe. 
January 31, 2017Press Item
At last week’s GOP retreat, Congressional Republicans confirmed what Democrats and the American people have known all along: they have no real plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. 
January 30, 2017Press Item
Tonight's firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates represents an alarming step for an administration already raising serious questions about its competence to govern. 
January 27, 2017Press Item
Following his inauguration, President Trump signed a vague, yet potentially broad, executive order attacking the Affordable Care Act. 
January 24, 2017Press Item
On Friday, President Trump issued his first executive order, a vague yet potentially broad attack on the Affordable Care Act that has created uncertainty over what the impact of it will be. 
January 19, 2017Press Item
Let me join Leader Pelosi in thanking Barack Obama and Michelle Obama for bringing to the White House such vision, such commitment, such courage, such civility, such respect for others, such a sense of duty. 
January 13, 2017Press Item
This week, Congressional Republicans voted to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act. 
January 13, 2017Press Item
Instead of launching a partisan retaliatory attack against our government’s nonpartisan ethics watchdog, Republicans in Congress ought to be insisting that the President-Elect abide by the highest standards of ethics and take steps to prevent conflicts of interest from casting a dark cloud over his presidency.  
January 13, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I absolutely disagree with the previous speaker. He is wrong. He is wrong on the facts... The Affordable Care Act was on the table longer than any bill since I’ve been in Congress – which was 36 years – to read, to review, to analyze, and to make a decision. 
January 13, 2017Press Item
I think what the Inspector General needs to do is [ask] ‘were the proper policies followed? Do the facts justify the action that was taken?’ Not so much for what happened in the past, but for what ought to be done in the future. 
January 12, 2017Press Item
Ahead of House Republicans’ vote to begin the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act tomorrow, here’s a look at Republican hypocrisy on the ACA over the last six years.
January 12, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise out of a deep concern, not only for the thirty million Americans who will lose access to health coverage and the tens of millions of others who will see their costs rise if Republicans repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 
January 10, 2017Press Item
Yesterday’s analysis by the Office of Management and Budget exposes Republicans’ budget resolution for the gimmick it is: nothing more than a partisan effort to take health coverage away from tens of millions of Americans that never achieves balance and adds $9.5 trillion to our national debt over the next ten years. 
January 10, 2017Press Item
For over six years, Senate and House Republicans have been promising the American people that they would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 
January 9, 2017Press Item
As Republicans move forward with their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement, House Democrats will continue to highlight what is at stake for millions of Americans. 
January 6, 2017Press Item
With the 115th Congress beginning this week and the President-Elect’s inauguration taking place in two weeks, Republicans have a responsibility to govern and get things done for the American people. 
January 3, 2017Press Item
Eliminating the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics, as House Republicans proposed to do without notice or debate, would have been a dangerous and ill-conceived move.  
January 3, 2017Press Item
I am deeply concerned by House Republicans’ decision in the dead of night to strip away the independence of the Office of Congressional Ethics.