Press Releases

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 17, 2017
Today's terror attack in Barcelona is a tragic reminder that the free nations of the world face a determined and evil foe in those who believe they can spread their ideology through indiscriminate violence and fear.
August 15, 2017
Today’s remarks by President Trump are beyond appalling.
August 15, 2017
Reports that Iranian and Russian individuals and entities are trying to find creative ways around US and United Nations restrictions on arms transfers to and from Iran by moving weapons through Syria are deeply alarming. 
August 15, 2017
If President Trump carries out his threat next week to end cost-sharing subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, he will cause premiums to rise 25% and explode the deficit by $194 billion over the next ten years.
August 15, 2017
On this fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, I’m proud to stand with DREAMers to demand that the President allow the DACA program to continue.
August 12, 2017
I am deeply concerned by the violence in Charlottesville, and my thoughts and prayers are with the family of the individual who was killed and the many who have been injured. 
August 9, 2017
Rep. Niki Tsongas has been an outstanding advocate for families in Massachusetts since her election to Congress in 2007 as the first woman to represent Massachusetts in a quarter century.  
August 9, 2017
President Trump's threat against North Korea is reckless and shows a serious lack of judgment. 
August 7, 2017
Since taking office 200 days ago, President Trump has failed to deliver on his promises to the American people. 
August 5, 2017
I am deeply concerned by Secretary Tillerson’s unwillingness to sign off on the Community of Democracies event that the United States is expected to hold this year.
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.
August 4, 2017
According to the monthly report released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, our economy added 205,000 private sector jobs in July, just barely more than last month.
August 2, 2017
Donald Trump seems to believe that immigrants are a burden to our country; on the contrary, immigrants and their strong work ethic and entrepreneurship are what have made America the global economic powerhouse it is today. 
August 2, 2017
President Trump had no choice but to sign our bipartisan Russia sanctions bill into law, given the veto-proof majorities with which it passed the House and Senate.
August 1, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will serve as the senior Member of a group of 19 House Democrats visiting Israel and the West Bank from August 2nd to 8th to learn more about issues critical to the U.S.-Israel relationship and international security.
August 1, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will serve as the senior Member of a group of 21 House Democrats visiting Israel and the West Bank from August 2nd to 8th to learn more about issues critical to the U.S.-Israel relationship and international security.
July 31, 2017
Yesterday's vote to form a constituent assembly in Venezuela represents a dangerous setback for democracy in our hemisphere. 
July 31, 2017
As the House begins the August District Work Period, House Republicans are back in their districts after seven months in session with effectively no legislative accomplishments to show for it. 
July 31, 2017
The Democratic Whip Office’s eighth annual Member Online All-Star Competition recently came to a close. 
July 28, 2017
Well, I think that's disingenuous, we told them how we were going to fix it. We adopted the Affordable Care Act. 
July 28, 2017
I was proud to be Majority Leader when we brought the DREAM Act to the Floor. This is about dreams, but it’s also about the American dream, the hope that America offers people.
July 28, 2017
Thank you very much. Senator Collins and Senator Murkowski and Senator McCain voted what their 49 Republican colleagues were thinking. It was not a bill that would have been positive for the American people, and it was defeated. 
July 28, 2017
President Putin’s decision to seize U.S. diplomatic property and expel some of our personnel will not change the fact that Russia will face consequences for its interference in our election, its intervention in eastern Ukraine, and its illegal occupation of Crimea.  The House and the Senate have now passed a tough sanctions bill by veto-proof margins, and it is incumbent upon the President to sign this legislation. 
July 28, 2017
…I’m not happy at the dysfunction in Washington, DC, and I don't think the American people are, either.