Press Releases

Mar 15, 2017

Scalise on Morning Joe: "We've Been Waiting Seven Years"

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) joined MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning to discuss how after seven years of Americans suffering under the failed Obamacare law, the time to provide relief from its collapse through repealing and replacing it is now.

Mar 14, 2017

ICYMI: Scalise Leads on Flood Insurance

Floods and insurance: Congress renews NFIP debate, Louisiana braces

Mar 14, 2017

Scalise on Fox Business: 'Giving Families the Freedom to Choose'

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) joined Fox Business Network's "Varney & Co." today and discussed the broad support across the House Republican conference for their American Health Care Act to repeal and replace Obamacare, noting that every Freedom Caucus member on the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees voted for the bill during its markup. Scalise also noted the major conservative reforms achieved in this bill, as confirmed by the CBO, including reducing taxes, cutting the deficit, lowering premiums, and increasing choice for families and businesses.

Mar 14, 2017

Scalise on Fox News: "Every Republican voted for our bill"

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) joined Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" last night to discuss the CBO estimate that shows the House's American Health Care Act to repeal and replace Obamacare lowers premiums, taxes, and our deficit. Scalise highlighted the broad support for the conservative bill, noting that every Republican from all parts of the caucus voted for the bill in both the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees last week.

Mar 13, 2017

Scalise Statement on CBO Estimate

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) made the following statement today after the release of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate on the American Health Care Act:

Mar 8, 2017

Scalise Supports Funding for Our Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 1301, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2017:

Mar 8, 2017

Scalise Lays Out Clear-Cut Choice on American Health Care Act

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.— At a House GOP conference meeting this morning, Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) made clear the choice members have to keep their promises to the American people to repeal and replace Obamacare by supporting the American Health Care Act endorsed by President Trump, or vote to continue the Obamacare death spiral by opposing the plan.

Mar 7, 2017

Trump to Scalise: “I’m Proud to Support the Replacement Plan”

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) joined several Deputy Whips this afternoon for a meeting with President Trump to discuss the House’s Obamacare replacement bill. Trump voiced his full support of the plan and encouraged House members to quickly provide relief for the American people.

Mar 1, 2017

Scalise Applauds Passage of SCRUB Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) released the below statement following the United States House of Representatives' passage of H.R. 998, Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act of 2017:

Mar 1, 2017

Scalise: "Very Confident" Congress Will Repeal & Replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) joined Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" this morning to discuss House Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare and said he was "very confident" in the ability of Congress to work with President Trump to repeal and replace the failed law. The Whip also praised the President for his unifying speech celebrating America's greatness, and criticized the Democrats who refused to stand for those shared ideals.

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