Press Releases

Currently showing only: Miscellaneous
August 18, 2017
Steve Bannon should never have been allowed to work in the highest reaches of our government, and his departure is welcomed and appropriate.
August 7, 2017
Since taking office 200 days ago, President Trump has failed to deliver on his promises to the American people. 
August 4, 2017
Today, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced the winners of the creative category awards as part of eighth annual Member Online All-Star Competition.
July 31, 2017
The Democratic Whip Office’s eighth annual Member Online All-Star Competition recently came to a close. 
July 26, 2017
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 25, 2017
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 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.
June 29, 2017
President Trump's tweets this morning were disgusting and inappropriate, and they continue his pattern of vile speech demeaning others. 
June 27, 2017
“As Congress considers crucial issues from TrumpCare to tax reform, it is critical that Members hear directly from their constituents,” said Whip Hoyer. 
June 23, 2017
This weekend, Muslim-Americans across the country will mark the end of Ramadan and begin the festival of Eid al-Fitr.  
June 14, 2017
My prayers today are with my friend Whip Steve Scalise and with all those who were injured in the shooting this morning, including the U.S. Capitol Police officers who courageously responded and saved lives.  
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 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 1, 2017
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has spent her more than three decades in public service working to build consensus and forge compromises that benefit Floridians and all Americans. 
May 1, 2017
I join in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, when Americans of all backgrounds pay tribute to the extraordinary contributions of our country’s Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities.
April 4, 2017
Today, on Equal Pay Day, I stand in solidarity with women across the country who demand equal pay for equal work.  
March 30, 2017
Today, I’m proud to announce a major update to ‘Whip Watch’ to make it an even better resource for Members, staff, and the public
March 10, 2017
Never before have I seen a presidency so out of touch with American values and the responsibility our government has to serve the American people. 
March 8, 2017
Today, Americans across the country are marking International Women’s Day in different ways.
March 7, 2017
This evening, I was proud to join my colleagues in supporting bipartisan legislation to name the Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago after our friend and former Delegate Eni Faleomavaega, who sadly passed away on February 22. 
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. 
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 1, 2017
As we celebrate Black History Month, we pay tribute to those who fought for freedom and equality, broke down barriers, and contributed to the richness of our nation’s culture.  
January 31, 2017
In Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump has found a jurist with a troubling history outside the mainstream.