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Date Title Officials Location
Dec. 12, 2017 Cummings Backs Calls for Oversight Committee to Investigate Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations Against President Trump Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Jefferson B. Sessions III, Attorney General - "Your Failure to Treat us as an Equal Participant in this Investigation is Unacceptable" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "The #GOPTaxScam will trigger an automatic $25 billion cut to Medicare next year. RT to oppose this scam on the middle class." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 8, 2017 Hoyer Statement on November Jobs Report Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "The #GOPTaxScam will kick 13 million Americans off health coverage and increase premiums on millions more. A majority of Americans are opposed. Retweet if you agree." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 8, 2017 Letter to Alex G. Copson. Managing Director, X-Co Dynamics Inc./ACU Strategic Partners - Transcribed Interview Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Letter to the Hon. David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Nationwide Review of VA Providers Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "There was fiscal cliff & the cromnibus… now we're facing another legislative mess w Republicans still not having a plan to fund govt, reauthorize #CHIP, pass #DREAMAct, or address a number of other priorities. So, what do we call this? Submit your ideas & I'll RT my favorites." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "Horrified by the news of @UN peacekeepers killed in action in the DRC. These brave men & women & their families are in my thoughts & prayers. I will continue to advocate in Congress for the safety & security of those seeking to promote peace in the region." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 8, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Reported Death Toll in Puerto Rico Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "While this month's #JobsReport continues to show our nation's economic resilience, the first 11 months of 2017 have been the worst for private sector job creation since the depths of the worst recession in generations in 2010. Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "According to new @CBSNews polling, the American people know the #GOPTaxScam favors big donors and corporations while leaving millions of middle-class families paying higher taxes." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "News that the death toll from Hurricane Maria in #PuertoRico has reached at least 1,065 is deeply saddening & alarming. #OurFellowAmericans continue to face serious, life-threatening hardships after the storm. http://bit.ly/2kdcdl8 Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 7, 2017 Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity Meets With National Low Income Housing Coalition Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference to Demand Action for Puerto Rico Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Passage of Short-Term Legislation to Fund the Government Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "Today, House Republicans are bringing a short-term funding bill to the Floor, which is the result of them wasting time on their #GOPTaxScam instead of getting the people's business done." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "I spoke on the Floor about how GOP has had 3 months to fund govt & instead, they spent that time on the #GOPTaxScam. Dems are not going to give them 2 more weeks to waste on the tax bill while ignoring these priorities." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - ".@SpeakerRyan said yesterday he wants to cut Medicare & Social Security--right after voting to add $1.7 trillion dollars to the national debt with the #GOPTaxScam. Retweet if you oppose. http://bit.ly/2AWjNuW" Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "60% of the benefits of the #GOPTaxScam go to the top 1% of Americans--and the American people know it. Take a look at new poll numbers from @CBSNews: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-poll-americans-say-tax-plan-helps-wealthy-not-middle-class/ …" Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel, something that the United States Congress has reaffirmed and a fact of history that cannot be denied. 1/2 Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA - Protect Strong Fuel Economy Standards Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on President Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Trump's Shutdown Comments Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA - Protect Strong Fuel Economy Standards Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "In November, President Trump said the #GOPTaxScam wouldn't help him & his friends. The reality? The tax bill is another #BrokenPromise to the American people and a huge giveaway to President Trump & the real estate industry." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Hoyer, Pelosi Joint Statement on Impeachment Resolution Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "This is what happens when you don't hold hearings, hear from witnesses, or know what's in your bill before you pass it in the middle of the night: the bill is "riddled with bugs, loopholes, and other potential problems." #GOPTaxScam http://politi.co/2k0wcDA " Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "I spoke on the Floor in opposition to a cynical bill that makes communities less safe by making it easier to hide dangerous firearms in public. I ask the @HouseGOP, what will it take to address gun violence instead of ignoring it? #StopCCR" Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Instead of funding the government, @HouseGOP is considering a cynical bill that will make everyone less safe -- and just months after the worst mass shooting in our nation's history." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Lisa Murkowski, Chairman of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Tom Udall, Ranking Member - Defend EPA Watchdog Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Trey Gowdy - Response to Gowdy's Refusal to Meet with Whistleblower On Flynn Allegations Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Trey Gowdy - Stop Blocking Flynn Investigation and Finally Subpoena White House and Others Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Tweet - "Republicans control the House, Senate, and White House, and they are responsible for keeping government open. Instead, they've wasted time on their tax bill and continue to be mired in deep division." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 6, 2017 Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn - Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoptions Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Pelosi, Hoyer Joint Statement on Impeachment Resolution Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "I told press today that the #GOPTaxScam was passed in the worst fashion of any bill I've ever seen. If Democrats attempted to pass this bill through the Congress, @HouseGOP would be a 10.0 out of 9.0 on the Richter scale in outrage." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Eric Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services - Senators Murray and Cantwell Demand Trump Administration Reinstate Birth Control Coverage for Millions of Women Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Unknown
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "I also said to reporters that former NSA Flynn's guilty plea is deeply alarming and developments regarding Russia underscore the need for an independent commission." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Eric Hargan, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services - Senators Murray and Cantwell Demand Trump Administration Reinstate Birth Control Coverage for Millions of Women Sen. Benjamin Cardin Unknown
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "There is no evidence that #GOPTaxScam will pay for itself. Republicans are already using the worsening deficits they're creating to rationalize cuts to Medicare and Social Security." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, GAO - Request for GAO Investigation into Fraudulent Identities Submitted to FCC Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Statement on House Passage of the Taylor Force Act Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Passage of a Resolution Condemning Burma's Campaign of Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya People Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference on the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Case Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "On the Floor today, the House will consider seven bills, none of which fund the government, reauthorize #CHIP, #ProtectDREAMers, or address other priorities we must act on before the end of the year." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 5, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at a Press Conference With AAPI DREAMers on the Need to Bring the DREAM Act to the Floor Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the U.S. Gov't Accountability Office - GAO Request Study of Trump Changes to Key Measure of Carbon Pollution Cost Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "When speaking with reporters I said that Republicans have majorities in the House & Senate and control of the White House, and they are responsible for keeping the government funded." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 4, 2017 Letter to Congressional House Colleagues - Oppose Republican Tax Bill Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "With over 60% of the benefits of the #GOPTaxScam going to the top 1% of Americans, it's no wonder middle-class Americans are skeptical of the GOP bill. I urge Republicans to listen to the public and abandon this proposal." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Nominate Aggressive Head of Consumer Watchdog Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "Today, House Republicans will vote to go to conference with the Senate on their #GOPTaxScam, which will raise taxes on millions of middle-class households, cut taxes on the wealthiest Americans, & explode the deficit by $1.7 trillion." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "While Republicans claim their #GOPTaxScam will create jobs, @JCTgov analysis shows their bill will explode the deficit & cost taxpayers $1.9 million per job they claim it will create." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 4, 2017 Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability on #GOPTaxScam Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Nominate Aggressive Head of Consumer Watchdog Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "Today's opening of the new Business Incubator at St. Mary's County Regional Airport is an exciting milestone. I've worked hard for years to secure funding for this project & was proud to participate in today's ribbon cutting ceremony. 1/2 http://bit.ly/2A3EHZ6 Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 4, 2017 Durbin, Schumer, Pelosi, Hoyer Statement On President Trump's Decision To Shrink Utah's National Monuments Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Supreme Court Allowing Trump's Muslim Ban to Stand, Pending Court Cases Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "Once again, Republicans are stacking the deck against the middle class. The #GOPTaxScam will leave middle-class families behind by increasing their taxes and eliminating deductions many families claim." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 4, 2017 Letter to Congressional House Colleagues - Oppose Republican Tax Bill Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Rep. Sandy Levin's Decision to Not Seek Re-Election Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Senate Passage of the GOP Tax Scam Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "While @SenateGOP claims their #GOPTaxScam will help small businesses, 1500 small business owners disagree & are urging Republicans to abandon the bill. https://www.democraticwhip.gov/content/1500-small-business-owners-oppose-gop-tax-scam …" Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Tax Policy Center's Dynamic Score of the Senate GOP Tax Scam Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Hoyer Statement on World AIDS Day Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Cantwell, Menendez, Van Hollen Offer Amendment to Ensure Tax Fairness, Protect Middle Class from Being Taxed Twice on Their Paychecks Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - ".@pgpfoundation makes an important point about how the #GOPTaxScam falls short of achieving economic growth that Republicans promised: "Wishful thinking about economic growth is a form of fiscal irresponsibility." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - ".@BudgetHawks are correct -- the #GOPTaxScam "represents a far cry from claims that tax reform will be fully paid for with economic growth…" It's time for Republicans to reject this bill." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's Guilty Plea Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "Outraged by reports that over 900 #DREAMers' #DACA renewals were rejected due to issues with the mail. We must pass the #DREAMActNow to ensure these young people can stay in the United States & continue to contribute to our nation's future." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "After postponing the vote on the #GOPTaxScam yesterday, @SenateGOP is scrambling to rewrite their bill -- on the Floor, via amendment -- and jam it through. This is outrageous. I urge the Senate to reject this bill." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "After postponing the vote on the #GOPTaxScam yesterday, @SenateGOP is scrambling to rewrite their bill -- on the Floor, via amendment -- and jam it through. This is outrageous. I urge the Senate to reject this bill." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "In addition to raising taxes on middle-class families, the #GOPTaxScam will kick 13 million Americans off health coverage. Why? To pay for tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans and corporations." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Dec. 1, 2017 Cummings Issues Statement on Michael Flynn Guilty Plea Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "We've seen this GOP playbook before and the #GOPTaxScam is no exception: once again, Republicans are stealing from Medicare and Medicaid to finance tax cuts for the wealthy." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Nov. 30, 2017 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Opening Statement of Rep. Elijah Cummings, Full Committee Business Meeting on "H.R. 4431, the Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Tweet - "As I have said, the allegations against Rep. Conyers are serious and credible. As we continue to hear more, I think it is appropriate for him to resign." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Urge Republicans to Hold Hearings on the Rise of Hate Crimes Rep. Anthony Brown Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Hoyer Statement on the Joint Committee on Taxation Dynamic Score of the Senate GOP Tax Scam Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, and Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy - Senators to Trump Administration: Reject Calls for New Nuclear Weapons Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Hoyer Remarks at the People's Filibuster in Opposition to the GOP Tax Scam Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Opening Statement of Rep. Elijah Cummings, Full Committee Business Meeting on "H.R. 2623, Lessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act" Rep. Elijah Cummings Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Prioritize Elimination of Slavery in U.S. Policy Toward Libya Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Tweet - "Republicans promised the American people that they would #ReadTheBill before voting on legislation. Yet, just one day away from voting on the #GOPTaxScam, Senate Republicans are still making changes to the bill." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Nov. 30, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Committee Passage of Improvements to the Stafford Act Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Senate Dems Urge Leadership to Protect Endangered Species Act in Spending Bill Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2017 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader - Senate Dems Urge Leadership to Protect Endangered Species Act in Spending Bill Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Delaney Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Resolution Mandating Anti-Harassment Training in the House of Representatives Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Van Hollen, Toomey Urge Action on North Korea, Passage of BRINK Act Sen. Christopher Van Hollen Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Hoyer Statement on North Korea's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Launch Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Cardin Calls for Transparency in Honduran Presidential Election Aftermath Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 U.S. House of Representatives Passes Bill to Combat Sexual Harassment in Congress Rep. Andrew Harris Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Tweet - "I condemn, in the strongest terms, @RealDonaldTrump's decision to retweet anti-Islam propaganda. These tweets are vile, unverified, and seek to divide our country. They incite and reflect racism and hate and are unworthy of a President." Rep. Steny Hoyer Unknown
Nov. 29, 2017 Hoyer: It Is Appalling that House Republicans Would Advance A Bill That Would Make Communities Less Safe From Gun Violence Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Hoyer: Mandating Anti-Harassment Training Is Only A First Step Rep. Steny Hoyer Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Cardin Condemns Latest North Korean ICBM Launch, Reiterates Call for Diplomatic Surge Sen. Benjamin Cardin Washington, DC
Nov. 29, 2017 Hearing of the House Joint Economic Committee - Statement of Rep. John Delaney, Hearing on The Economic Outlook Rep. John Delaney Washington, DC
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