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July 26, 2017Press Item
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 26, 2017Press Item
This is not a new fight. We’ve been here before. We were here in the 40s, in last century, that the military would be undermined if African Americans served side by side. That assertion was wrong.
July 26, 2017Press Item
Iranian naval aggression in the Persian Gulf yesterday underscores the nature of the regime we are dealing with in Tehran. 
July 26, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, yesterday we watched as Senator John McCain returned to the Capitol after having been diagnosed with cancer and undergoing a serious operation. All of us are praying for his swift and full recovery.
July 26, 2017Press Item
President Trump’s announcement this morning on Twitter that transgender Americans will not be permitted to serve in the defense of our country is shameful and will endanger our national security. 
July 26, 2017Press Item
The Senate's strong rejection of Senator McConnell's TrumpCare bill ought to signal that it's time for Republicans' partisan games on health care to come to an end.
July 25, 2017Press Item
There is a lot going on today, but I don’t think there is anything going on today that is more important than your testimony.
July 25, 2017Press Item
I'm confident that if they get a bill through, that needle they're going to thread that the President refers to, is not going to be a pretty one for them and a lot of Americans are going to be very, very upset.
July 25, 2017Press Item
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 25, 2017Press Item
The Senate’s vote today highlights the danger to millions of Americans if the Affordable Care Act were to be repealed.
July 25, 2017Press Item
Rep. [Ruben] Gallego, thank you very much for inviting us to this press conference. I had a colloquy on the Floor with the Majority Leader last week, and I asked him whether or not we were going to have the issue of the border wall that was going to be open for amendment and open for debate.
July 25, 2017Press Item
[What Trump’s] frustrated about is the inability of his party to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and/or a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. He should not be surprised. This is not obstruction. 
July 25, 2017Press Item
Today, Senate Republicans will vote on the motion to proceed to begin debate on health care legislation.
July 25, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer today joined Ranking Member Gwen Moore of the Financial Services Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee and Rep. Denny Heck in authoring a letter to President Trump expressing their opposition to the nomination of former Rep. Scott Garrett to serve as Chairman of the Board of the Export-Import Bank. 
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.