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July 26, 2017Press Item
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has now concluded that Senator McConnell’s so-called ‘skinny repeal’ plan is not as lean as it had been made out to be.  
July 26, 2017Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) announced that TrumpCareStories.org, which compiles House Democrats’ “TrumpCare Stories: Americans Talk to Congress About Health Care” video series, now features 33 stories of Americans who would be impacted by TrumpCare.
July 26, 2017Press Item
Thank you very much, Madam Ranking Member, for yielding. Mr. Chairman, Members of the House.
July 26, 2017Press Item
The Senate has now rejected both repeal-and-replace as well as straight repeal.  It could not be more clear: the American people do not want Republicans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, kick millions off their coverage, and increase health care costs for American families.
July 26, 2017Press Item
I join in celebrating the twenty-seventh anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), legislation I was proud to introduce and shepherd to passage with bipartisan support. 
July 26, 2017Press Item
This is not a new fight. We’ve been here before. We were here in the 40s, in last century, that the military would be undermined if African Americans served side by side. That assertion was wrong.
July 26, 2017Press Item
Iranian naval aggression in the Persian Gulf yesterday underscores the nature of the regime we are dealing with in Tehran. 
July 26, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, yesterday we watched as Senator John McCain returned to the Capitol after having been diagnosed with cancer and undergoing a serious operation. All of us are praying for his swift and full recovery.
July 26, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s announcement this morning on Twitter that transgender Americans will not be permitted to serve in the defense of our country is shameful and will endanger our national security. 
July 26, 2017Press Item
The Senate's strong rejection of Senator McConnell's TrumpCare bill ought to signal that it's time for Republicans' partisan games on health care to come to an end.
July 25, 2017Press Item
There is a lot going on today, but I don’t think there is anything going on today that is more important than your testimony.
July 25, 2017Press Item
I'm confident that if they get a bill through, that needle they're going to thread that the President refers to, is not going to be a pretty one for them and a lot of Americans are going to be very, very upset.
July 25, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s speech to the Boy Scouts of America was highly inappropriate and runs directly counter to everything for which the Boy Scouts stand.  
July 25, 2017Press Item
The Senate’s vote today highlights the danger to millions of Americans if the Affordable Care Act were to be repealed.
July 25, 2017Press Item
Rep. [Ruben] Gallego, thank you very much for inviting us to this press conference. I had a colloquy on the Floor with the Majority Leader last week, and I asked him whether or not we were going to have the issue of the border wall that was going to be open for amendment and open for debate.
July 25, 2017Press Item
[What Trump’s] frustrated about is the inability of his party to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and/or a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. He should not be surprised. This is not obstruction.