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June 6, 2017Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this resolution, which I’m proud to have introduced along with the Majority Leader, Ranking Member Engel, and Chairman Royce.
June 6, 2017Press Item
The decision by Anthem to withdraw from the health insurance marketplace in Ohio is yet another example of uncertainty created by Republicans driving insurers from the market. 
June 5, 2017Press Item
With control of both chambers of Congress and the White House, Republicans have a responsibility to lead and get things done on behalf of the American people. 
June 5, 2017Press Item
Last week, President Trump announced that he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Accords – an agreement signed by almost 200 countries that will work to combat climate change. 
June 4, 2017Press Item
The British people have now endured multiple terror attacks in a short period, but they continue to face adversity with strength, with perseverance, and with unity.
June 2, 2017Press Item
The measure by which this Administration must be judged, first and foremost, is whether Americans' lives are getting better, not worse, and whether their families have greater economic security, not less. 
June 1, 2017Press Item
The announcement of President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement is a striking abdication of American leadership in the world. It is a dangerous surrender of American strength in foreign affairs, one that empowers other nations and weakens our influence abroad. 
June 1, 2017Press Item
I join in marking the start of Immigrant Heritage Month, in which we celebrate the immigrant foundations of our country. 
June 1, 2017Press Item
OMB Director Mulvaney's comments challenging the integrity and expertise of analysts at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office are irresponsible and unacceptable. 
June 1, 2017Press Item
I am proud to join in celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June as we honor the contributions and the courage of LGBT Americans and recommit ourselves to ensuring that all Americans are treated with dignity and respect.
May 31, 2017Press Item
If President Trump withdraws from the Paris climate agreement, he will once again undermine America's global leadership and put national security, our economy, and public health at risk.
May 30, 2017Press Item
I am deeply alarmed by today's report regarding the Trump Administration's efforts to eliminate or undermine offices and programs that protect civil rights.
May 29, 2017Press Item
President Trump's refusal to affirm the Paris climate agreement alongside the other G7 leaders represents a striking abdication of American leadership.
May 28, 2017Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Zbigniew Brzezinski, an outstanding public servant and extraordinary intellect.
May 26, 2017Press Item
As Russia continues its nefarious activities and as we’ve seen terrorist attacks across the continent, I believe it is critical to reassure our European allies that we stand with them,” said Whip Hoyer. 
May 26, 2017Press Item
As Muslims in America and around the world begin the observance of Ramadan today, I join in wishing all who participate a 'Ramadan Mubarak.' 
May 26, 2017Press Item
This week, President Trump released his budget for fiscal year 2018. His proposal makes draconian cuts to programs that help working Americans get ahead in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy. 
May 26, 2017Press Item
On Wednesday, the Congressional Budget Office confirmed TrumpCare will kick 23 million Americans off of their coverage and force millions of Americans to pay more for less. 
May 26, 2017Press Item
On Monday, Americans across the country will remember the service and sacrifice of those who laid down their lives defending the United States, our allies, and the democratic values we share.
May 25, 2017Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) released the following statement on a letter they sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today urging him to reject efforts to shrink or eliminate national monuments in carrying out the President’s April 26th executive order:
May 25, 2017Press Item
I’m proud to join my colleagues today to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the 115th Congress.