Press Releases

July 22, 2017
I’m pleased that both parties in the House and Senate have reached agreement on sanctions legislation that will hold Russia and Iran accountable for their destabilizing actions around the world. 
July 20, 2017
How many times do Senate Republicans need to learn that their latest TrumpCare bill would be just as harmful as their previous one before they abandon this crusade to repeal the Affordable Care Act?
July 20, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Once again, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has shown us the danger of Republicans’ attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the potential harm to Americans.  
July 19, 2017
Thank you to Randi [Weingarten] who absolutely gets it, all the time, every day, every hour, and lets us hear about it…
July 19, 2017
Reports that President Trump met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany last week, without any other American officials present, and failed to disclose that meeting until now, raise serious questions about what was discussed and whether their conversation included any promises regarding the easing of U.S. sanctions. 
July 19, 2017
Today’s convening of President Trump’s new commission to suppress the vote represents a new low in Republicans’ partisan efforts to endanger Americans’ most fundamental right to participate equally in our democracy. 
July 18, 2017
The only responsible policy for the President and for our Republican colleagues to pursue is to work with us to make sure that the ACA works, and if they at some point in time get the vote to replace it, that's one thing, but to leave Americans vulnerable...
July 18, 2017
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 18, 2017
It is clear that there is no majority in Congress either to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with TrumpCare or to repeal it without regard to the consequences.
July 17, 2017
With the news that Senate Republican leaders do not have the votes needed to bring their dangerous TrumpCare bill to the Floor to be debated, it is time for them to abandon their failed plan and work with Democrats to address the challenges facing our health care system. 
July 17, 2017
“I’m pleased to announce this year’s Online All-Stars, who led House Democrats in acquiring 645,000 new followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube,” stated Whip Hoyer.
July 17, 2017
For President Trump to declare this to be 'Made in America' week is the epitome of hypocrisy and seeks to distract from his Administration's lack of an agenda.
July 17, 2017
Ladies and gentleman, what Chuck Schumer has said is right. 
July 14, 2017
Today, Democrats and Republicans in the House came together to pass legislation supporting the work of our men and women in uniform. 
July 13, 2017
Today, the House took a stand against discrimination by defeating the Hartzler Amendment, which would have denied critical health care services to transgender Americans serving in our Armed Forces.
July 13, 2017
The changes that Senator McConnell has made still put at substantial risk millions of people in terms of their health care coverage.
July 13, 2017
I was deeply saddened to learn today of the passing of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Liu Xiaobo. 
July 13, 2017
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 13, 2017
Senate Republicans’ latest attempt at a TrumpCare bill proves that no matter how they tweak it, what they produce continues to promise only higher rates, reduced coverage, and millions kicked off their plans – even those covered through their employers.  Their legislation still guts Medicaid. 
July 13, 2017
The amendment to the defense authorization bill offered by Rep. Hartzler and made in order today by the Rules Committee not only tells transgender Americans that they are not welcome in our military but also disparages all who serve and wish to serve under our flag.
July 12, 2017
I support the extension of the review period for easing sanctions on the Sudanese government, which has yet to demonstrate fully that humanitarian aid can reach the parts of the country that need it most and that those delivering the aid can do so safely. 
July 12, 2017
I want to thank a group of Democratic House Members for putting forward ideas to improve the Affordable Care Act. 
July 11, 2017
I’m continuing to have conversations with my Republican colleagues regarding the Russia sanctions bill.