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July 24, 2017Press Item
Amid the investigations into Russia’s interference in our last election and its ongoing efforts to subvert democratic systems here at home and among our allies, it is critical that Congress provide our intelligence community with the best possible tools and clear direction.
July 22, 2017Press Item
I’m pleased that both parties in the House and Senate have reached agreement on sanctions legislation that will hold Russia and Iran accountable for their destabilizing actions around the world. 
July 21, 2017Press Item
House Republicans finally released their reckless, irrational budget for Fiscal Year 2018 – 94 days past the deadline for the budget process to be completed. 
July 20, 2017Press Item
Today marks six months since President Trump’s inauguration. 
July 20, 2017Press Item
How many times do Senate Republicans need to learn that their latest TrumpCare bill would be just as harmful as their previous one before they abandon this crusade to repeal the Affordable Care Act?
July 20, 2017Press Item
This week, President Trump launched “Made in America” Week, a themed week highlighting the importance of manufacturing in the United States. 
July 20, 2017Press Item
Last night, the House Budget Committee approved on a party line vote a Republican budget resolution that disinvests in America’s future and relies on a foundation that simply doesn’t add up.
July 20, 2017Press Item
Senator McConnell made it clear that if in fact they fail to pass a replacement bill, that he thought the alternative was to work together with Democrats. I think that's the right way to go.
July 19, 2017Press Item
Once again, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has shown us the danger of Republicans’ attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and the potential harm to Americans.  
July 19, 2017Press Item
Republicans control the House, the Senate, and the White House, and they have a responsibility to govern and deliver results for the American people. Yet, over halfway through the year, Republicans have no major legislative accomplishments. 
July 19, 2017Press Item
Thank you to Randi [Weingarten] who absolutely gets it, all the time, every day, every hour, and lets us hear about it…
July 19, 2017Press Item
Reports that President Trump met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany last week, without any other American officials present, and failed to disclose that meeting until now, raise serious questions about what was discussed and whether their conversation included any promises regarding the easing of U.S. sanctions. 
July 19, 2017Press Item
Today’s convening of President Trump’s new commission to suppress the vote represents a new low in Republicans’ partisan efforts to endanger Americans’ most fundamental right to participate equally in our democracy. 
July 18, 2017Press Item
The only responsible policy for the President and for our Republican colleagues to pursue is to work with us to make sure that the ACA works, and if they at some point in time get the vote to replace it, that's one thing, but to leave Americans vulnerable...
July 18, 2017Press Item
The budget resolution unveiled today by Chairman Black and House Republicans reminds me of the old adage that one mustn’t be fooled twice.