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Hoyer on 2020: Joe Biden ‘a Very Viable Candidate’

Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) voiced his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020. Host Joe Kernen asked the Maryland congressman if Biden is a “viable candidate at this point,” to which

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Democrats Ready to Introduce Dream Act—Amnesty for ‘Millions’

House Democrats on March 12 will reportedly introduce an expanded version of the Dream Act that will provide protections and a pathway to citizenship for “millions” of so-called Dreamers. In addition, the bill will also offer increased protections for those with “Temporary Protected Status” and refugees who have received Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) status.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 5: Demonstrators march during a demonstration in response to the Trump Administration's announcement that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. DACA, an immigration policy passed by former President Barack Obama, allows certain undocumented immigrants …

Democrats Will Let Ilhan Omar Keep Committee Seats Despite Antisemitism

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democratic Party leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives will allow Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to retain her committee seats, including her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, despite her antisemitic comments Sunday alleging that Jews had bought Congress’s support for Israel.

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Hoyer: ICE Is ‘An Absolutely Essential Agency’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) criticized calls to abolish ICE and stated that the organization is an “absolutely” necessary one. Hoyer said, “Some suggested eliminating ICE as an organization.

UNITED STATES - MAY 11 - Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., speaks alongside House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, to discuss how Donald Trump’s rhetoric echoes the long-standing policy positions of House Republicans. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ …

Hoyer: Cancelling Pelosi’s Trip ‘Petty, Mean-Spirited’

While speaking to reporters on Thursday, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) criticized President Trump’s denial of military aircraft for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) foreign trip as “petty, mean-spirited, and beneath any president of the United States to take.”

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Hoyer: Border Wall Isn’t a Moral Issue, It’s Whether It Works

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) stated that while he doesn’t think a border wall is the best way to spend money, building one isn’t an issue of morality and

UNITED STATES - MAY 11 - Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., speaks alongside House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, to discuss how Donald Trump’s rhetoric echoes the long-standing policy positions of House Republicans. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ …

Freshman Democrats Turn on Pelosi Over Border Wall, Seek Deal with Trump

Several freshman Democrat members of the new House of Representatives majority have turned on Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her steadfast refusal to fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and are instead seeking for Democrats to cut a deal on the wall with Trump.

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Hoyer: Government Shutdown ‘Immoral, Stupid Policy’

Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) said shutting down the government was an “immoral, stupid policy.” Hoyer said, “Our position is we have to stop using the shutdown of the people’s government as a strategy to obtain

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Hoyer: I’ll Put Bill on the Floor to End Shutdown on January 3

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) stated that he will put a bill on the floor to end the government shutdown on January 3. Hoyer said, “I’m going to be the majority leader

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Dems Will Hold Hearings on Migrant Deaths

The two top House Democrats said on Wednesday that Democrats will hold hearings in the next Congress on the deaths of migrant children after eight-year-old  became the second migrant child to die this month.

UN rights expert urges US to probe migrant girl's death