Press Releases

June 1, 2017
I join in marking the start of Immigrant Heritage Month, in which we celebrate the immigrant foundations of our country. 
June 1, 2017
OMB Director Mulvaney's comments challenging the integrity and expertise of analysts at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office are irresponsible and unacceptable. 
June 1, 2017
I am proud to join in celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June as we honor the contributions and the courage of LGBT Americans and recommit ourselves to ensuring that all Americans are treated with dignity and respect.
May 31, 2017
If President Trump withdraws from the Paris climate agreement, he will once again undermine America's global leadership and put national security, our economy, and public health at risk.
May 30, 2017
I am deeply alarmed by today's report regarding the Trump Administration's efforts to eliminate or undermine offices and programs that protect civil rights.
May 29, 2017
President Trump's refusal to affirm the Paris climate agreement alongside the other G7 leaders represents a striking abdication of American leadership.
May 28, 2017
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Zbigniew Brzezinski, an outstanding public servant and extraordinary intellect.
May 26, 2017
As Russia continues its nefarious activities and as we’ve seen terrorist attacks across the continent, I believe it is critical to reassure our European allies that we stand with them,” said Whip Hoyer. 
May 26, 2017
As Muslims in America and around the world begin the observance of Ramadan today, I join in wishing all who participate a 'Ramadan Mubarak.' 
May 26, 2017
On Monday, Americans across the country will remember the service and sacrifice of those who laid down their lives defending the United States, our allies, and the democratic values we share.
May 25, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) released the following statement on a letter they sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today urging him to reject efforts to shrink or eliminate national monuments in carrying out the President’s April 26th executive order:
May 25, 2017
I’m proud to join my colleagues today to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the 115th Congress.
May 25, 2017
The President of the United States should not be lecturing our closest and most steadfast allies but reaffirming our common defense and our commitment to stand with them.
May 25, 2017
It is the pattern [of cover up] that leads one to believe that there is fire where there is so much smoke.
May 24, 2017
Today's updated Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis confirms what we already knew: TrumpCare will kick millions of Americans off their insurance coverage and force consumers to pay more for less.  
May 24, 2017
[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, 2017
I am very disappointed that Republicans’ willful sabotage of our nation’s health care system has led Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to stop offering insurance plans across parts of Kansas and Missouri. 
May 24, 2017
We are introducing this bipartisan resolution today to make it clear that last week’s unprovoked attack on peaceful protesters by Turkish security forces on American soil must not go unanswered and that those responsible must face justice.
May 24, 2017
Thank you Mr. Speaker. Yesterday President Trump laid out his budget request for next year.
May 24, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today joined 195 House Democrats in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to continue making the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments.
May 23, 2017
I join in congratulating Rep. Mark Pocan on his election as the new Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). 
May 23, 2017
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, 2017
President Trump’s budget is a litany of broken promises to the American people
May 23, 2017
If President Trump indeed asked the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the National Security Agency to deny collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, it would be a flagrant and astonishing abuse of power.
May 22, 2017
While we still do not have all the details regarding who was responsible for this evening's heinous attack in Manchester, there must be no doubt that those who instigated or facilitated this attack will face justice.