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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
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May 14, 2018 Hoyer Statement on CBO's Analysis of Republicans' Rescissions Package
May 8, 2018 Tweet - "The rescissions package proposed by the @WhiteHouse & Congressional Republicans is another example of their hypocritical attitude toward deficits."
May 8, 2018 Hoyer: Rescissions Package Another Example of Republican Hypocrisy on Deficits
April 18, 2018 Tweet - "When Americans pay their taxes as millions did on #TaxDay, they expect their tax dollars will be used to benefit the many, not just the few. The new #GOPTaxScam does the opposite by giving 83% of the benefits to the wealthiest Americans."
April 18, 2018 Tax Day
April 17, 2018 Tweet - "The GOP is sticking future generations with a credit card bill in order to give tax breaks to the wealthiest in America. According to the nonpartisan @USCBO, the #GOPTaxScam will explode America's deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next 10 years. #TaxDay"
April 17, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Tax Day
April 17, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the GOP Tax Scam on CNBC's Squawk Box
April 13, 2018 Legislative Program
April 12, 2018 Proposing A Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
April 12, 2018 Tweet - ".@HouseGOP pretends to be fiscally responsible, but their record tells a different story. Their hypocritical Balanced Budget Amendment is a political stunt that the American people will see right through."
April 12, 2018 Tweet - "I agree with Senator Bob Corker. Bringing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Floor after slashing taxes for the wealthy is not a serious attempt to address the deficit and is the height of hypocrisy."
April 9, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook
April 9, 2018 Tweet - "Today's Budget & Economic Outlook from @USCBO shows the extent to which @RealDonaldTrump & Congressional GOP have exploded the debt. The new projection shows, once again, how the GOP has failed to learn tax cuts do not magically pay for themselves. 1/2"
March 22, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Legislation to Fund the Government for Fiscal Year 2018
March 22, 2018 Tweet - "Republicans brought a 2,200-page #omnibus to the Floor in less than 24 hrs. It violates every rule they've set for themselves & is not fiscally responsible. But what is more egregious is that the GOP continues to dissemble on promises to address #DACA. 1/2"
March 21, 2018 Tweet - "I also told press that Republicans have had more than 6 months to get their job done and fund the government. We'll see what they put forward, but they need to drop poison pill riders from the omnibus funding bill if they want Dem support."
March 8, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the First Meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
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 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
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. 15, 2018 Tweet - "Today, I join in urging Congressional Republicans to reject President Trump's #DirtyBudget. This extreme budget undermines public health and our environment by slashing funding that helps keep our air and water clean & preserve natural resources for future generations."
Feb. 12, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
Feb. 12, 2018 Tweet - ".@RealDonaldTrump, @MickMulvaneyOMB--fixed your budget title for you. Budgets reflect priorities, & this is a clear statement that this POTUS doesn't prioritize fiscal sustainability; middle class workers & their families; or investments in our economy."
Feb. 12, 2018 Tweet - "#TrumpBudget sets up our economy to fail by bankrupting the country & making it harder for private sector to invest in creating better-paying jobs. Congress should reject this approach & work to apply commonsense principles of fiscal responsibility."
Feb. 9, 2018 Tweet - "This morning, America saw the utter dysfunction of the GOP, their inability to govern, & failure to provide steady leadership. GOP controls all levers of our government & are responsible for keeping it funded, yet they shut it down twice in one month. 1/2"
Feb. 9, 2018 Hoyer Statement on House Passage of Budget Agreement, End of Second Republican Shutdown
Feb. 8, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House - Make Public Commitment to Schedule Vote on Protecting DREAMers
Feb. 8, 2018 Tweet - "With only hours to act & avoid another #TrumpShutdown, I urge @SpeakerRyan & @GOPLeader to bring to the Floor a one-day funding bill to keep the government open. Dems do not want to see govt shut down & are prepared to vote for a one-day measure."
Feb. 8, 2018 Hoyer Calls on GOP Leadership to Keep Government Open
Feb. 7, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need to Fund Government and Protect DREAMers on CNN
Feb. 6, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Most Recent Shutdown Comments
Feb. 6, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Passage of a Fifth Continuing Resolutions
Feb. 2, 2018 Hoyer Statement on January Jobs Report
Jan. 31, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with House Democratic Leadership on President Trump's State of the Union Address
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "The House just voted a 3rd time on a defense funding bill. Instead, we should be working toward a budget agreement that responsibly funds defense & non-defense priorities & adheres to the principle of parity, as we've agreed to do for the past four years."
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "We are over a year into @RealDonaldTrump's first year & he still hasn't put forward a real jobs or infrastructure bill. Instead, he signed the #GOPTaxScam into law, which will explode the deficit in order to give tax cuts to the wealthy. #SOTU"
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Discusses President Trump's State of the Union Address and the GOP Tax Scam on Fox News
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address
Jan. 22, 2018 Tweet - "-Putting our economy at risk -Not paying our military service members -Furloughing hardworking federal employees who serve the American people @MickMulvaneyOMB, nothing about that is "cool." #TrumpShutdown"
Jan. 22, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the End of the Trump Shutdown
Jan. 22, 2018 Tweet - "I'm glad that fed employees will no longer feel the strain of the #TrumpShutdown, but this CR only kicks the can down the road. I implore Republicans to come to the table & negotiate w Democrats to address important issues facing MD families."
Jan. 22, 2018 Tweet - "The Republican majority controls the House, Senate & @WhiteHouse. They failed to fund the government, causing the #TrumpShutdown. Before February 8, Republicans must work with Democrats to resolve the issues at hand. They must not waste the next 17 days as they have the last 114."
Jan. 21, 2018 Tweet - "Republicans aren't willing to take yes for an answer: -Schumer & Trump had a deal -- Freedom Caucus said no. -Schumer offered the border wall -- GOP said no. -Senate Dems offered short-term CRs -- GOP said no. -I offered a bill to end #TrumpShutdown twice - GOP said no."
Jan. 20, 2018 Tweet - "Dems don't want to shut down govt, and we have said from the beginning that we are willing to work across the aisle to prevent it. Tonight, we gave Republicans an opportunity to end the #TrumpShutdown by requesting a vote on my 4 day CR. I am disappointed they denied my request."
Jan. 20, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Introduction of Four-Day Continuing Resolution
Jan. 20, 2018 Tweet - "Republicans have failed to meet their responsibility to govern, and millions of children and families are seeing their health care put at risk. We ought to work together to reauthorize #CHIP and other health programs on a bipartisan basis. RT if you agree."
Jan. 20, 2018 Tweet - "Today I asked for unanimous consent to bring up my bill to end the #TrumpShutdown & fund govt so negotiations can continue & agreement can be reached. My request was rejected by @HouseGOP, continuing their shutdown."
Jan. 20, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Republican Government Shutdown
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