Press Releases

June 29, 2017
The Appropriations Committee’s proposal to terminate the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is reckless and irresponsible. 
June 29, 2017
Today’s Congressional Budget Office analysis of the Senate TrumpCare bill provides even further reason why it should be abandoned. 
June 29, 2017
Today’s report on our nation’s fiscal and economic outlook by the Congressional Budget Office ought to raise serious alarms.  
June 29, 2017
I am disappointed that House Republicans passed legislation today that will make it harder for law enforcement to keep our communities safe. 
June 29, 2017
President Trump's tweets this morning were disgusting and inappropriate, and they continue his pattern of vile speech demeaning others. 
June 28, 2017
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released two new videos in House Democrats’ “TrumpCare Stories: Americans Talk to Congress About Health Care” video series. 
June 27, 2017
Thank you, Leader. As the Leader said, the American people spoke and many Members of the Senate listened, and what they heard from the American people was that this bill was not a bill that they thought would help themselves, or their families, or their country, or their neighbors.
June 27, 2017
By postponing their budget markup for FY2018, House Republicans will place an already-late process even further behind schedule, risking a shutdown in September if appropriations are not completed on time. 
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 27, 2017
Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office confirmed that the Senate TrumpCare bill is just as harmful as the House bill and fails the Jimmy Kimmel test
June 27, 2017
Delaying the Senate’s dangerous TrumpCare bill isn’t enough.  
June 26, 2017
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has now confirmed what we already know: Senate Republicans’ version of TrumpCare will do just as much harm to health care in our country as the House Republican version that even President Trump called ‘mean.’
June 26, 2017
I am disappointed that the Supreme Court will allow some parts of the President’s dangerous Muslim ban to be enforced while the justices hear arguments against it.  
June 23, 2017
The struggle for voting access in America has been long and storied.  It is not a right assured to every citizen.
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 23, 2017
Today, as we mark the forty-fifth anniversary of Title IX, we look back on the enormous strides made to achieve equity in education for women and girls.
June 22, 2017
Today, Senate Republicans released their secret TrumpCare bill that they have been hiding behind closed doors, drafting it with no hearings and no input from the American people. 
June 22, 2017
Thank you very much. Some years ago, when the Republicans were in charge of Congress, I sponsored the Help America Vote Act as a result of the challenge that we had in Florida, and the 5 people elected the President of the United States, making the determination.
June 22, 2017
Only about 35% of Americans support the House bill, and [the Senate bill] is in some ways deeper cuts in Medicaid, deeper cuts for tax cuts for the wealthy coming down the line. 
June 21, 2017
I want to thank Majority Leader McCarthy for working with me and a bipartisan group of Members to introduce a resolution reaffirming America’s commitment to Article 5’s collective defense provision of the North Atlantic Treaty.
June 20, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) announced today the launch of a new video series, titled “TrumpCare Stories: Americans Talk to Congress About Health Care.” 
June 20, 2017
There is no reason why the House cannot or should not take action without delay to send the Senate a Russia sanctions bill. 
June 20, 2017
On World Refugee Day, we keep in our thoughts and prayers the millions who have been displaced by war, violence, poverty, or natural disasters, including the many Syrians who have had to flee civil war in their country. 
June 20, 2017
In 2015, a majority of Republican Members joined every Democratic Member of the House to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank against an effort by some on the extreme right, including Rep. Scott Garrett, to shut down permanently this agency that directly helps U.S. businesses create jobs in America.