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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
Date Title
Feb. 2, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Top Senate & House Democrats Warn President Trump: To Use Nunes Memo as Pretext for Firing Deputy AG Rosenstein, Special Counsel Mueller or other DOJ Leadership Would be Viewed As an Attempt to Obstruct Justice in Russia Investigation
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 - "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. 2, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump Approving the Release of the Nunes Memo
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."
Feb. 1, 2018 Tweet - "The Administration's #DirtyBudget eliminates thousands of @EPA positions on the front lines of the fight to safeguard our children & grandchildren from harmful pollutants & toxic substances."
Feb. 1, 2018 Hoyer Statement Urging Speaker Ryan to Remove Rep. Nunes From His Position as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee
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 Tweet - ".@POTUS spoke of building a "safe, strong, & proud America" in his #SOTU but neither his words nor his actions over the past year are accomplishing any of those goals. He has made Americans less safe, less strong, & less proud. 1/2"
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. 31, 2018 Hoyer Discusses President Trump's State of the Union Address on CNBC
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. 30, 2018 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "Yesterday, @CIA Director Pompeo said Russia will likely try to interfere in the 2018 elections. Instead of taking this threat to our democracy seriously, GOP is demonizing the @FBI & sharing classified info that will put our national security at risk, all to protect @POTUS. 1/3"
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "When speaking with press today, I said one year after @RealDonaldTrump took office, the nation is not safer, not stronger, and many of us are not proud of the policies pursued. #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 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 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 - "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 Connolly, Hoyer, Norton, Sarbanes, Beyer, Raskin, Brown Introduce Metro Accountability and Investment Act
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 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 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 - "Glad to join Washington region colleagues in introducing legislation to hold Metro accountable while ensuring it has the resources necessary to improve safety & regain trust of riders."
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Third House Vote on the Defense Appropriations Bill
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 Tweet - "As a co-author of the legislation authorizing sanctions against #Russia for its malfeasant actions, I'm disappointed the Admin chose not to make any public pronouncement on sanctions or put forward a concrete plan to deter further Russian aggression."
Jan. 29, 2018 Hoyer Statement on the Early Departure of FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe
Jan. 29, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Not Impose Further Sanctions Related to Russia
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. 29, 2018 Hoyer Statement on House Intelligence Committee Vote to Release GOP Memo on FBI
Jan. 26, 2018 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Reiterate Russia Sanctions, Accountability Expectations to Trump Ahead of Key CAATSA Deadline
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. 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 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. 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 Hoyer Statement on the End of the Trump Shutdown
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 - "The U.S. is facing a deadly flu season, & #TrumpShutdown will only make it worse. The @WashingtonPost outlines how @CDCgov employees will be furloughed, which impacts the CDC's ability to monitor the flu & ensure there are enough antiviral supplies."
Jan. 20, 2018 Tweet - ".@HouseGOP, @SenateGOP, and @RealDonaldTrump have forced a #TrumpShutdown, preventing hardworking Americans from serving the American people. RETWEET if you agree that the GOP should work with Dems & re-open the government."
Jan. 20, 2018 Tweet - "A unified Republican government was unable to complete the most basic function of governing and fund the government, resulting in the #TrumpShutdown. The last #GOPShutdown cost our economy significantly, and this will be no different."
Jan. 20, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with House Democratic Leadership Opposing the Trump Shutdown
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
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