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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
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Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "In 2009, @SenateMajLdr urged delay of a vote on the #ACA until Senator Scott Brown was seated. Leader McConnell, what's changed? It should be no different now. I urge you to delay the #GOPTaxScam vote until @GDouglasJones is sworn in."
Dec. 13, 2017 Hoyer Discusses Delaying Consideration of the GOP Tax Bill Until Senator-Elect Doug Jones Is Sworn Into Office on CNBC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Another day without the #DREAMAct means 12,034 #DREAMers have lost their #DACA protections since September 5th. Every day of inaction leads to 122 more DREAMers losing status. Congress must pass the #DREAMActNow."
Dec. 12, 2017 Tweet - "Republicans have ignored a number of issues important to the American people--including the need to #ProtectDREAMers, reauthorize #CHIP, provide disaster relief to #OurFellowAmericans in #PuertoRico, and more. 1/2
Dec. 12, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Signing of the Modernizing Government Technology Act Into Law
Dec. 12, 2017 Tweet - "While @RealDonaldTrump is abdicating American leadership on #climatechange, I'm proud to join my colleagues & choose to stand with every other nation in the world in honoring the #ParisAgreement on its 2 year anniversary. We are #StillIn & must #ActOnClimate."
Dec. 12, 2017 Tweet - "Today, the people of Alabama elected an individual of experience & values to represent them in the U.S. Senate. @GDouglasJones, congratulations on your victory. I look forward to working with you in Congress. #ALSen #RightSideOfHistory"
Dec. 11, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Treasury Department's Assessment of the GOP Tax Scam
Dec. 11, 2017 Tweet - "Today, 11,790 #DACA recipients have lost their protections since @RealDonaldTrump ended the program. Every day Congress fails to act to #protectDREAMers leads to 122 more DREAMers losing DACA status. We must pass the #DREAMActNow."
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "The #GOPTaxScam will trigger an automatic $25 billion cut to Medicare next year. RT to oppose this scam on the middle class."
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "News that the death toll from Hurricane Maria in #PuertoRico has reached at least 1,065 is deeply saddening & alarming. #OurFellowAmericans continue to face serious, life-threatening hardships after the storm. http://bit.ly/2kdcdl8
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "There was fiscal cliff & the cromnibus… now we're facing another legislative mess w Republicans still not having a plan to fund govt, reauthorize #CHIP, pass #DREAMAct, or address a number of other priorities. So, what do we call this? Submit your ideas & I'll RT my favorites."
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "Horrified by the news of @UN peacekeepers killed in action in the DRC. These brave men & women & their families are in my thoughts & prayers. I will continue to advocate in Congress for the safety & security of those seeking to promote peace in the region."
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "While this month's #JobsReport continues to show our nation's economic resilience, the first 11 months of 2017 have been the worst for private sector job creation since the depths of the worst recession in generations in 2010.
Dec. 8, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Reported Death Toll in Puerto Rico
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "According to new @CBSNews polling, the American people know the #GOPTaxScam favors big donors and corporations while leaving millions of middle-class families paying higher taxes."
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "The #GOPTaxScam will kick 13 million Americans off health coverage and increase premiums on millions more. A majority of Americans are opposed. Retweet if you agree."
Dec. 8, 2017 Hoyer Statement on November Jobs Report
Dec. 8, 2017 Waters and 36 Current and Former Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Support of Acting CFPB Director Leandra English
Dec. 7, 2017 Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity Meets With National Low Income Housing Coalition
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "I spoke on the Floor about how GOP has had 3 months to fund govt & instead, they spent that time on the #GOPTaxScam. Dems are not going to give them 2 more weeks to waste on the tax bill while ignoring these priorities."
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - ".@SpeakerRyan said yesterday he wants to cut Medicare & Social Security--right after voting to add $1.7 trillion dollars to the national debt with the #GOPTaxScam. Retweet if you oppose. http://bit.ly/2AWjNuW"
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "Today, House Republicans are bringing a short-term funding bill to the Floor, which is the result of them wasting time on their #GOPTaxScam instead of getting the people's business done."
Dec. 7, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Passage of Short-Term Legislation to Fund the Government
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "60% of the benefits of the #GOPTaxScam go to the top 1% of Americans--and the American people know it. Take a look at new poll numbers from @CBSNews: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-poll-americans-say-tax-plan-helps-wealthy-not-middle-class/ …"
Dec. 7, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference to Demand Action for Puerto Rico
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel, something that the United States Congress has reaffirmed and a fact of history that cannot be denied. 1/2
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "I spoke on the Floor in opposition to a cynical bill that makes communities less safe by making it easier to hide dangerous firearms in public. I ask the @HouseGOP, what will it take to address gun violence instead of ignoring it? #StopCCR"
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Instead of funding the government, @HouseGOP is considering a cynical bill that will make everyone less safe -- and just months after the worst mass shooting in our nation's history."
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "In November, President Trump said the #GOPTaxScam wouldn't help him & his friends. The reality? The tax bill is another #BrokenPromise to the American people and a huge giveaway to President Trump & the real estate industry."
Dec. 6, 2017 Pelosi, Hoyer Joint Statement on Impeachment Resolution
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Republicans control the House, Senate, and White House, and they are responsible for keeping government open. Instead, they've wasted time on their tax bill and continue to be mired in deep division."
Dec. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "This is what happens when you don't hold hearings, hear from witnesses, or know what's in your bill before you pass it in the middle of the night: the bill is "riddled with bugs, loopholes, and other potential problems." #GOPTaxScam http://politi.co/2k0wcDA "
Dec. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Trump's Shutdown Comments
Dec. 6, 2017 Hoyer, Pelosi Joint Statement on Impeachment Resolution
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference With AAPI DREAMers on the Need to Bring the DREAM Act to the Floor
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference on the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Case Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "When speaking with reporters I said that Republicans have majorities in the House & Senate and control of the White House, and they are responsible for keeping the government funded."
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "I told press today that the #GOPTaxScam was passed in the worst fashion of any bill I've ever seen. If Democrats attempted to pass this bill through the Congress, @HouseGOP would be a 10.0 out of 9.0 on the Richter scale in outrage."
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Statement on House Passage of the Taylor Force Act
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "There is no evidence that #GOPTaxScam will pay for itself. Republicans are already using the worsening deficits they're creating to rationalize cuts to Medicare and Social Security."
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "I also said to reporters that former NSA Flynn's guilty plea is deeply alarming and developments regarding Russia underscore the need for an independent commission."
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Passage of a Resolution Condemning Burma's Campaign of Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya People
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "On the Floor today, the House will consider seven bills, none of which fund the government, reauthorize #CHIP, #ProtectDREAMers, or address other priorities we must act on before the end of the year."
Dec. 4, 2017 Durbin, Schumer, Pelosi, Hoyer Statement On President Trump's Decision To Shrink Utah's National Monuments
Dec. 4, 2017 Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability on #GOPTaxScam
Dec. 4, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Supreme Court Allowing Trump's Muslim Ban to Stand, Pending Court Cases
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "Today, House Republicans will vote to go to conference with the Senate on their #GOPTaxScam, which will raise taxes on millions of middle-class households, cut taxes on the wealthiest Americans, & explode the deficit by $1.7 trillion."
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "Once again, Republicans are stacking the deck against the middle class. The #GOPTaxScam will leave middle-class families behind by increasing their taxes and eliminating deductions many families claim."
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