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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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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March 23, 2018 Tweet - "A few reminders, Mr. President: 1. You ended #DACA & created this crisis. 2. You've rejected every bipartisan solution put forward to #ProtectDREAMers. 3. @SpeakerRyan & GOP leaders won't allow a vote on DACA legislation."
March 23, 2018 Tweet - "In selecting Ambassador John Bolton as National Security Advisor, @POTUS has chosen someone who will add to uncertainty & chaos of the current Administration & who has himself created controversy & confrontation. I urge POTUS to reconsider this appointment"
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 22, 2018 Tweet - "Shameful that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee chose to allow rank partisanship to cloud the investigation of Russia's interference in our elections. 1/3"
March 22, 2018 Hoyer Statement on House Intelligence Committee Republicans' Vote to End the Investigation Into Russian Interference in the 2016 Election
March 21, 2018 Tweet - "When speaking with reporters, I said I was appalled by @RealDonaldTrump's attempt to seek favor with Putin by congratulating him on winning his sham election."
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 21, 2018 Tweet - "When speaking with reporters, I said I was appalled by @RealDonaldTrump's attempt to seek favor with Putin by congratulating him on winning his sham election."
March 20, 2018 Tweet - "I was appalled & angered to learn of the shooting at Great Mills High School. I am in St. Mary's County & near the scene to closely monitor the situation. In the coming days, we will come together to provide comfort, assist, & heal. My full statement:"
March 20, 2018 Tweet - "#6MonthsAfterMaria devastated #PuertoRico & #USVI, #OurFellowAmericans, are still struggling to rebuild & restore even basic services. Years from now, people will look back & ask why the federal government didn't do more to help -- or help more quickly. 1/3"
March 20, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Shooting at Great Mills High School
March 19, 2018 Tweet - "The so-called election this weekend in Russia was a sham, rigged by President Putin to secure for himself another term of complete control over the Russian state, which is no longer a true democracy. 1/2"
March 19, 2018 Tweet - "Deeply concerned by news regarding #AustinBombings. I will continue to monitor reports & my thoughts are with the victims' families & those injured. I thank the first responders, local law enforcement & @FBI for their work to bring those responsible to justice."
March 19, 2018 Hoyer: So-Called Russian Election Was a Sham
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 15, 2018 Time - Poland's Censorship Law Ignores Its History and Undermines Its Future
March 15, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Long Overdue Sanctions Against Russia
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 12, 2018 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Follow the Law; Impose Sanctions on Russia
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 Vladimir Putin's Comments Blaming Russian Jews for Russia's Interference in the 2016 Election
March 12, 2018 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Urging the President to Follow the Law and Impose Russia Sanctions
March 12, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the House Intelligence Committee Republicans' Decision to End the Russia Investigation
March 9, 2018 Hoyer Statement on a Potential Meeting Between North Korea and President Trump
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 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 8, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Tariffs Announcement
March 8, 2018 Solve the DACA Issue
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 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 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with House Democrats on Election Security
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 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 5, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the GOP's Failure to Address the DACA Crisis Before President Trump's March 5 Deadline
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 Hoyer Statement on the Renaming of Boris Nemtsov Plaza
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. 26, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Rejection of Trump Administration's Attempt to Deport DREAMers
Feb. 24, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Release of House Intelligence Committee Democrats' Memo
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. 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 - "While I welcome today's announcement of a new round of sanctions against #NorthKorea, I urge the Trump Admin to not make the mistake of thinking sanctions alone can solve this problem. They must be paired w dialogue aimed at achieving a peaceful solution."
Feb. 23, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Sanctions Against North Korea
Feb. 18, 2018 Tweet - "I had the honor of meeting the family of Jorge Garcia, who was brought here as a child & lived in the U.S. for 30 yrs & was deported by ICE in Jan. I spoke with his wife Cindy & children Soleil & Jorge & it was heartbreaking to hear how this family has been split apart. 1/2"
Feb. 16, 2018 Tweet - "President Trump, you ended DACA. You created this crisis. You continue to refuse bipartisan compromises. Now that your proposal failed in the Senate, it's time to show leadership and work with both parties to #protectDREAMers."
Feb. 15, 2018 Let Democracy Prevail on Immigration
Feb. 15, 2018 Hoyer: Congress Must Not Fail the DREAMers Who Are Looking to Us for Protection
Feb. 14, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Election Security Task Force Final Report
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