Press Releases

March 2, 2017
It is insufficient for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from any matters concerning the presidential campaign.
March 2, 2017
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) asked Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy where House Republicans are hiding their draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is reportedly being marked up in committee next week.
March 2, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today about House Republican’s bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, which they are hiding from Members and the public, during a colloquy with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. 
March 2, 2017
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, 2017
Reports that House Republicans are planning to hold a markup of their legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act next week, if true, demonstrate that they are not listening to their constituents at home. 
March 1, 2017
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.
March 1, 2017
This year, we mark Women’s History Month proud of the milestones of the past but filled even more with a determination to secure the future of equality and opportunity yet to be achieved. 
March 1, 2017
I don't know what's going to happen because the Republicans have been talking about that for six years, about how they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 
February 28, 2017
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.
February 28, 2017
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.  
February 28, 2017
I’m not surprised [President Trump said he will discuss immigration reform]. Other than it's always surprising to hear Donald Trump say what he is for and against because it changes on a relevant basis.
February 28, 2017
The dramatic increase in threats against synagogues, Jewish cemeteries, Jewish Community Centers, and schools this week has been deeply troubling. 
February 27, 2017
Tonight, House Republicans voted unanimously to deny the American people access to the secrets hidden in President Trump's tax returns. 
February 27, 2017
I am pleased to welcome Miss Ojewumi as my guest for tomorrow evening’s joint address to Congress
February 27, 2017
The budget proposals released by the Trump Administration today double-down on the rejection of math, economics, and common sense that made Republican budgets unrealistic and ill-conceived over the last several years.
February 24, 2017
The leaked draft of House Republicans’ reconciliation bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is so glaringly dangerous that even the Republican-controlled Senate would be unlikely to pass it.  
February 24, 2017
It is reprehensible that South Sudanese politicians cannot reach a peaceful end to the violent and destabilizing conflict they have created, which now threatens to exacerbate a famine that could leave millions without food.  
February 23, 2017
Reports that the Trump White House sought to pressure the FBI into making a public statement to minimize an investigation into the President's possible connections - and that of his campaign last year - with Russia and Russian intelligence officials ought to alarm every American, regardless of party or ideology. 
February 22, 2017
I am deeply disappointed by the Trump Administration's decision to rescind important protections for transgender students. 
February 21, 2017
President Trump's blueprint for mass deportation does nothing to keep Americans safe. 
February 18, 2017
Today, as we recognize a National Day of Action to protect the Affordable Care Act, I was pleased to meet with a diverse, energetic group of people in Southern Maryland that is becoming more involved in government and politics.
February 16, 2017
During our meeting with Director Holman, I raised the important point that ICE must be in close communication with Members of Congress, particularly Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, who are worried about the impact of immigration raids in their districts.
February 16, 2017
By distributing a briefing packet to their Members on how to convince Americans of the supposed merits of repealing of the Affordable Care Act, House Republican leaders are signaling dangerous uncertainty to insurers and health care consumers.  
February 15, 2017
This rule is a distraction meant to obscure Republicans’ complete failure to develop a workable plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.