Press Releases

May 19, 2017
…I think that Bob Mueller’s appointment was an excellent appointment, which will in fact lead to a very fair, thorough investigation, and the facts will dictate the result, not politics.
May 18, 2017
I was appalled at visiting Turkish security personnel’s use of violence against peaceful protesters here in Washington earlier this week. 
May 18, 2017
The Trump-Mulvaney budget is not real. It is a pre-text, and does not come to grips with the challenges confronting America. It is an ideological document, not a document that will ever be utilized. 
May 17, 2017
In deciding to appoint a special counsel, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein made the right decision, and the choice of former FBI Director Robert Mueller signals the seriousness with which he believes this investigation must be undertaken. 
May 17, 2017
I was honored to meet today with Ambassador Gutiérrez of Mexico to discuss issues important to the U.S.-Mexico relationship and the millions of Mexican-Americans living in our country. 
May 17, 2017
I am extremely disappointed by the Veterans, Employees, and Taxpayers (VET) Protection Act, which was marked-up by the House Veterans Affairs Committee this morning. 
May 17, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today pushing back on Republicans’ misinformation on TrumpCare.
May 16, 2017
If reports are true that President Trump asked then-Director Comey to end the FBI’s investigation of former National Security Advisor Flynn, it makes the need for an independent investigation all the more important. 
May 16, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today highlighting Americans who are speaking out against TrumpCare in Republican districts across the country.
May 16, 2017
The security cooperation between the United States and our ally Israel, including the level of trust and sharing of information between our intelligence agencies, forms one of the pillars of Israel’s defense.  
May 15, 2017
Each time I think the President cannot jeopardize American security any further or take his reckless ineptitude to new heights, I am quickly proven wrong. 
May 15, 2017
Today, House Democrats launched a bold new initiative to strengthen higher education access and affordability for the twenty-first century.
May 15, 2017
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court not to revisit last year’s case against North Carolina’s 2013 voting changes ought to send a signal to Republican-led states that adopting tough voter-ID requirement and limitations on early voting and same-day registration will be seen for what they are: discriminatory measures intended to limit minorities’ access to the ballot box.  
May 11, 2017
If the White House intends to create a commission to investigate voter suppression in this country, I hope its focus will be on the actual suppression of the voting rights of minorities, seniors, and students in states where Republican lawmakers have imposed barriers to ballot access since the terrible Shelby v. Holder Supreme Court ruling in 2013.
May 9, 2017
For the President to fire the head of a law enforcement agency investigating his own campaign's ties to a foreign adversary - one proven to have sought to sway the election in his favor - is deeply troubling and raises serious questions. 
May 9, 2017
American forces have now been deployed to Afghanistan for sixteen years, making it the longest military engagement in our history. 
May 7, 2017
I join in congratulating President-Elect Emmanuel Macron on his resounding victory. The French people have chosen hope over fear, chosen to look forward rather than backward. 
May 5, 2017
I am pleased that Mark Green has withdrawn his name from consideration to be the top civilian overseeing the United States Army. 
May 5, 2017
Throughout the United States today, Americans of Mexican heritage will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo and honoring the courageous patriots who fought both to preserve independence and liberty.  
May 5, 2017
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Hoyer highlighted Trumpcare’s assault on the health care of millions of hard-working American families.    
May 5, 2017
The April jobs report shows that we are well positioned to take advantage of the successes of the recovery and build a stronger, more competitive future – if only Congress would focus on jobs and opportunity.  
May 5, 2017
I was appalled to learn of the air raid over the weekend in Syria that killed several White Helmet rescuers.  
May 4, 2017
I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report -- that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters -- and they say premiums are going up 25 to 29% for the average policyholder.
May 4, 2017
This executive order is little more than an effort to put employers in charge of the health care decisions of their female employees, for religious organizations to redistribute donations from the faithful to political candidates, and for doctors to discriminate against LGBT patients and their families.
May 4, 2017
Today, 217 House Republicans voted to take health coverage away from 24 million Americans.