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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
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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. 16, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Special Counsel Indictments of Russian Nationals for Election Interference
Feb. 16, 2018 Tweet - "No longer can POTUS pretend that Putin's Russia was not responsible for cyberattacks targeting the 2016 election. Today's indictments are another example of why the Mueller investigation must continue unimpeded. The American people need to learn the truth."
Feb. 15, 2018 Tweet - "Today, the House will consider a bill that guts the American with Disabilities Act. This bill this would be the first time Congress weakened an existing civil rights law, in this way, through subsequent legislation. I urge my colleagues to #StopHR620."
Feb. 15, 2018 Hoyer: Congress Must Not Fail the DREAMers Who Are Looking to Us for Protection
Feb. 14, 2018 Tweet - "I am heartbroken by the #StonemanShooting & I continue to monitor reports. My thoughts & prayers are with the people of Broward County as well as law enforcement & first responders on the scene. Our nation must take action to address gun violence."
Feb. 14, 2018 Tweet - "I was again shocked & saddened to see an American school subjected to the horrors of gun violence today. How long before our nation comes together to address this crisis responsibly? #StonemanShooting 1/4"
Feb. 13, 2018 Tweet - "I'm deeply troubled the House is taking up H.R. 620, which undermines the Americans with Disabilities Act. I urge @SpeakerRyan & @GOPLeader not to bring this bill to the Floor & will join with disability & civil rights advocates in fiercely opposing it."
Feb. 13, 2018 Hoyer Statement Urging GOP Leaders to Pull Consideration of Legislation Undermining the ADA
Feb. 10, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at the 37th Annual Black History Month Breakfast
Feb. 10, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at the 37th Annual Black History Month Breakfast
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. 7, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need to Fund Government and Protect DREAMers on CNN
Feb. 5, 2018 Hoyer Statement Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act
Feb. 5, 2018 Tweet - "I join in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Family & Medical Leave Act. For a quarter of a century, Americans have been protected from losing their jobs as a result of illness, pregnancy, adoption, or caring for a loved-one. #FMLA25 1/2"
Feb. 2, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House - Calling for the Removal of Rep. Nunes as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee
Feb. 2, 2018 Tweet - "Right now, Republicans are attempting to undermine the @FBI and @TheJusticeDept in order to protect the President. Retweet if you oppose Republican efforts to discredit our law enforcement and intelligence communities."
Feb. 2, 2018 Tweet - "POTUS chose to ignore the warnings from DOJ, FBI, & intel community to release #NunesMemo to smear the law enforcement agencies investigating his campaign. Nobody has any doubts regarding what this is all about: undermining the Russia investigation. 1/2"
Feb. 1, 2018 Tweet - "Reports indicate @POTUS has told friends that the release of the Nunes Memo would discredit the Russia investigation. If the House GOP releases the memo, let there be no doubt that they are willing to undermine the rule of law for political purposes:"
Feb. 1, 2018 Tweet - "I urge @SpeakerRyan to #RemoveNunes as Chair of the House Intel Cmte. Altering a classified memo after the Cmte's vote is dishonest, violates House Rules, & demonstrates the lengths he is willing to go undermine the rule of law in order to protect POTUS."
Jan. 31, 2018 Tweet - ".@FBI has now confirmed the memo declassified by House Intel GOP is inaccurate because of "material omissions of fact." It is deeply unnerving that Chairman Nunes would use law enforcement agencies as pawns in an effort to shield the President."
Jan. 31, 2018 Tweet - "The overwhelming majority of Americans want Congress to act to #protectDREAMers, including the business community. If the GOP wants to support businesses & grow the economy, they should work with us to ensure #DREAMers can remain here."
Jan. 31, 2018 Hoyer Response to the FBI's Statement on the GOP House Intelligence Committee Memo
Jan. 31, 2018 Hoyer Discusses President Trump's State of the Union Address with Axios
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 - "It is shameful & wrong that Rep. Gosar believes that #DREAMers invited by Members to #SOTU should be detained at the doors to the Capitol -- this temple to liberty and common dreams. This is not who we are."
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Discusses President Trump's Efforts to Undermine the FBI and the Urgent Need to Protect DREAMers on MSNBC's Morning Joe
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Discusses President Trump's Efforts to Undermine the FBI and the Urgent Need to Protect DREAMers on MSNBC's Morning Joe
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "Great to meet #DREAMers who are guests of House Dems at tonight's #SOTU. These young people have inspirational stories & are contributing to their communities. I will continue to advocate to #ProtectDREAMers so these young people can continue to contribute to our nation's future."
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with Democrats and State of the Union DREAMer Guests to Highlight the Urgent Need to Protect DREAMers
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "My guest at tonight's #SOTU address is my constituent & #DREAMer Gabriela Hernandez. She aspires to be a social worker, which will directly benefit our community. I told reporters I am hopeful we can move ahead with legislation to #ProtectDREAMers."
Jan. 29, 2018 Hoyer Statement on House Intelligence Committee Vote to Release GOP Memo on FBI
Jan. 29, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Early Departure of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe
Jan. 29, 2018 Tweet - "It's outrageous that GOP on Intel Cmte would blatantly politicize the Russia investigation by releasing a partisan memo about the @FBI. It advances the latest conspiracy theory by GOP defenders of @POTUS, using classified material to defame the FBI. 1/3"
Jan. 26, 2018 Hoyer Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 26, 2018 Hoyer Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jan. 26, 2018 Tweet - "Tomorrow, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, #WeRemember the darkest period in human history & how it came to be. Let us recommit ourselves to the work of banishing hatred from the Earth once & for all -- work that begins right here at home."
Jan. 25, 2018 Hoyer Statement on White House Immigration Proposal
Jan. 25, 2018 Tweet - "The @WhiteHouse continues to move the goal posts -- insisting that any deal to prevent #DREAMer families from being split apart require that other families be separated instead. That does not reflect our values & is not good policy. …"
Jan. 19, 2018 Tweet - "Dems want to enact agreement on things that both parties already agree on: funding govt; action to #protectDREAMers; reauthorizing #CHIP; providing disaster relief. @HouseGOP: don't shut down govt; sit down at the table & let's move this country forward."
Jan. 19, 2018 Hoyer Discusses Government Funding on Fox 5 DC
Jan. 19, 2018 Tweet - "The bill passed by @HouseGOP last night is further proof of their inability to govern. It's time for them to work with Democrats to responsibly fund government, #ProtectDREAMers, address health programs, & provide disaster relief. RT to tell GOP #DoYourJob."
Jan. 18, 2018 Tweet - "Pleased to sit down with #DREAMers from @nakasec & discuss the urgent need for a legislative solution to #protectDREAMers so they can remain in the U.S. & continue to contribute to our nation's future."
Jan. 17, 2018 Hoyer Meets with Maryland Dreamers and CASA
Jan. 17, 2018 Tweet - "America is strengthened by our diverse immigrant populations. Democrats remain committed to a permanent legislative solution to #ProtectDREAMers & ensure our nation continues to #ValueOurFamilies."
Jan. 17, 2018 Tweet - "Honored to meet w/ MD #DREAMers today & hear their stories. DREAMers are students, medical professionals, teachers & other members of the community who make real contributions to our nation. I won't stop working until Congress acts to #protectDREAMers."
Jan. 16, 2018 Tweet - "Today on the Floor, the House will consider 8 bills--none of which address the urgent priorities of the American people, including the need to fund govt, #ProtectDREAMers, & reauthorize #CHIP."
Jan. 16, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration's Misleading Immigration "Report"
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