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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Date Title
March 15, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Long Overdue Sanctions Against Russia
March 15, 2018 Tweet - "I welcome new sanctions against Russian individuals & entities complicit in cyberattacks targeting our elections. However, they come weeks after Congress presented @POTUS with authority to identify those responsible for interference & sanction them. 1/3"
March 14, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the British Government's Decision to Retaliate Against Russian Aggression
March 14, 2018 Tweet - "Russia's attacks against dissidents on British soil are unconscionable & violate international law. I stand in strong solidarity with Prime Minister May and the British government as they take appropriate retaliatory action today. 1/2"
March 14, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the STOP School Violence Act
March 13, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Ousting of Secretary Tillerson
March 12, 2018 Tweet - "The "school safety" proposals unveiled by the @WhiteHouse reflect the mistaken view that #GunViolence is only a problem affecting schools & arming teachers is an acceptable solution. 1/3"
March 12, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the House Intelligence Committee Republicans' Decision to End the Russia Investigation
March 12, 2018 Tweet - "Americans deserve to know what Russia did to interfere in the election & how to prevent it from recurring. The House GOP's decision to end an investigation into such a significant national security challenge w/o getting answers is a huge mistake. 1/3"
March 12, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Proposal to Arm Teachers and Put Firearms in the Classroom
March 12, 2018 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Follow the Law; Impose Sanctions on Russia
March 12, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Vladimir Putin's Comments Blaming Russian Jews for Russia's Interference in the 2016 Election
March 9, 2018 Tweet - "Today's #JobsReport announcement of 287,000 new private sector jobs created in February shows our shared sustained economic resilience over the last nine years, due in large part to the policies of President Obama. 1/3"
March 9, 2018 Tweet - "I welcome this initiative from South Korea for a mtg w @POTUS & hope it leads to a peaceful resolution of the North Korean nuclear crisis. However we have to be careful & skeptical of overtures by North Korea, given its history of failing to deliver. 1/2"
March 9, 2018 Hoyer Statement on a Potential Meeting Between North Korea and President Trump
March 8, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Need for Commonsense Reforms to Address Gun Violence on CNN
March 8, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Tariffs Announcement
March 8, 2018 Solve the DACA Issue
March 8, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the First Meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
March 8, 2018 Tweet - "We need to act when countries engage in unfair trade practices that hurt American workers, but the ham-handed rollout & contradictory statements that preceded @POTUS's tariffs announcement raise questions about whether it will produce intended results. 1/2"
March 7, 2018 Tweet - "The GOP promised the middle class would benefit from #GOPTaxScam, but the public isn't fooled. They know this is a windfall for the wealthy -- not them; the small increase they may have received will go away; & future generations will be stuck w the bill."
March 7, 2018 Hoyer Statement on House Budget Committee's Member Hearing on the Non-Partisan Congressional Budget Office
March 7, 2018 Tweet - "The Inspector General report on @DCVAMC is extremely alarming & represents a complete failure of leadership. The persistent problems identified are unacceptable. The recommendations laid out must be implemented quickly. Our #veterans deserve better."
March 7, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Inspector General Report on the Washington, DC VA Medical Center
March 7, 2018 Tweet - "Today marks 53 years since peaceful protesters marching for voting rights from #Selma were met with violence on #BloodySunday. For 13 years I've had the privilege of joining @FaithNPolitics in honoring this march & the Civil Rights Movement with my brother @RepJohnLewis. 1/2"
March 7, 2018 Tweet - "Hope both sides at @housebudgetGOP Member hearing today stood up for @USCBO & the hardworking analysts who perform their work admirably under great pressure. We must maintain CBO's status as a nonpartisan, respected provider of unbiased budget analysis."
March 6, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen, the Hon. Nita M. Lowey, the Hon. Tom Graves, and the Hon. Mike Quigley - Funding to Secure Election Systems Against Russian Hacking
March 6, 2018 Hoyer: Offshore Drilling Would be Harmful to Maryland's Economy
March 6, 2018 Tweet - ".@SpeakerRyan, the President's March 5 #DACA deadline has now passed. Every day Congress fails to act, #DREAMers lose #DACA protections. @HouseGOP cannot continue to ignore this issue. Bring bipartisan legislation to the Floor and let the House work its will."
March 6, 2018 Tweet - "Opening up MD's coast to new oil & gas drilling would threaten businesses & communities along our shoreline. I agree w @SecretaryZinke -- state & local jurisdictions should have a say when it comes to drilling, which MD overwhelmingly opposes."
March 6, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with House Democrats on Election Security
March 5, 2018 Tweet - ".@realDonaldTrump's deadline to address #DACA has arrived with no action by the GOP Congress. Dems have offered bipartisan proposals to #protectDREAMers, but POTUS has dismissed them & @HouseGOP has refused to bring any measures to the Floor. 1/2"
March 5, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the GOP's Failure to Address the DACA Crisis Before President Trump's March 5 Deadline
March 5, 2018 Tweet - "Deeply alarmed by this report on @StateDept's lack of action to prevent Russian interference in our elections. The intel community has been clear about this threat & we must work to secure future elections from Russia's attempts to subvert our democracy."
March 1, 2018 Tweet - "Intel Community could not be clearer about the significant threat posed by Russia's meddling in our elections. Yet, @WhiteHouse refuses to act. Congress must focus on how we can stop & prevent Russian interference so that the events of 2016 do not recur."
Feb. 28, 2018 Tweet - "#BorisNemtsov died a martyr for the cause of freedom, democracy, & human rights, and it is fitting that the plaza opposite the Embassy of the Russian Federation should be dedicated in his memory. 1/2"
Feb. 28, 2018 Tweet - "With an overwhelming majority of Americans supporting universal background checks, I do not understand how GOP leaders can continue to ignore this crisis. I continue to urge @SpeakerRyan to allow a vote on this issue. #EndGunViolence"
Feb. 28, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need for Congressional Action to Address Gun Violence on CNN
Feb. 28, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Renaming of Boris Nemtsov Plaza
Feb. 27, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior, and Dr. Walter Cruikshank, Acting Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Federal Lawmakers Formalize Opposition to Oil & Gas Drilling off Maryland's Coastline, Urge Fellow Marylanders to Voice their Concerns Before Upcoming Deadline
Feb. 27, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Oral Arguments in Janus v. AFSCME Case Before Supreme Court
Feb. 27, 2018 Tweet - "Public employees deserve to benefit from collective bargaining just as private employees do. I hope #SCOTUS will agree fair-share fees are necessary to maintain the collective bargaining strength of labor organizations in #JanusvAFSCME. #StandWithWorkers"
Feb. 26, 2018 Tweet - "Republicans are touting news reports of companies offering bonuses for workers, but it's becoming increasingly clear that the real winners under the #GOPtaxscam are corporate shareholders and the bonuses were just a fig leaf. Read today's @NYTOpinion:"
Feb. 26, 2018 Hoyer Cosponsors Assault Weapons Ban Legislation
Feb. 26, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Rejection of Trump Administration's Attempt to Deport DREAMers
Feb. 24, 2018 Tweet - "With the release of the House Intel Committee Democrats' memo, the American people now have information that Republicans omitted from the #NunesMemo & a fuller picture of how it was a partisan effort to undermine the Special Counsel's investigation."
Feb. 24, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Release of House Intelligence Committee Democrats' Memo
Feb. 23, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Sanctions Against North Korea
Feb. 23, 2018 Tweet - "America's foundation is defined by & rooted in immigrants who came here seeking a better life. Deeply disappointed in @USCIS's decision to remove "nation of immigrants" from its mission statement. This move denies our history & contributions made by generations of immigrants."
Feb. 23, 2018 Tweet - "I heard on the #MakeItInAmerica #ListeningTour that @POTUS's infrastructure proposal is not workable. It's unfortunate that the President has not put forward a serious plan to fix roads, bridges, & ports. We need to invest in 21st century infrastructure & prepare for the future."
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