Press Releases

Jul 14, 2016

Scalise: Iran Deal "Has Failed America And Our Allies"

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement today following House passage of H.R. 5631, the Iran Accountability Act of 2016, and H.R. 4992, the U.S. Financial System Protection Act – legislation to hold Iran accountable for violating the terms of the nuclear arms agreement by imposing tougher sanctions on the rogue regime.

Jul 12, 2016

Scalise: The American Dream Is In Jeopardy, But House GOP Has A Better Way

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today at a Leadership press conference spoke about House Republicans’ Better Way policy initiative to get America back on track.

Jul 12, 2016

Scalise to Obama: Work With Congress to Combat Zika

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, DC — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today joined five of his House and Senate colleagues in urging President Obama to work with Congress on a critical anti-Zika package that provides $1.1 billion in funding to help combat the growing threat posed by the Zika virus.

Jul 8, 2016

Scalise: "We Must Heal and Bring Peace"

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement

Jul 7, 2016

Scalise Statement on Report Uncovering Illegal Obamacare Payments

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement in response to a new report by the House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means Committees, entitled “Joint Congressional Investigative Report into the Source of Funding for the ACA’s Cost Sharing Reduction Program.”

Jul 6, 2016

House Overwhelmingly Passes Mental Health Reform Bill

Issues: Health Care

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. H.R. 2646, the most significant reform to the mental health system in decades, passed the House 422-2.

Jul 1, 2016

Scalise: Lynch's Comments Raise More Questions Than Answers

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement today regarding comments made by Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in which she admitted that her private meeting with former President Bill Clinton “cast a shadow” over the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the activities of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Jun 30, 2016

Scalise: AG Lynch Should Recuse Herself, Appoint Special Prosecuter

WASHINGTON, DC – Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement after it was uncovered that former President Bill Clinton met privately with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the midst of the Justice Department’s criminal investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Jun 23, 2016

Scalise: We Must Protect Mothers and the Unborn

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court issued their ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, striking down a Texas law designed to protect women’s health and safety at abortion clinics:

Jun 23, 2016

Scalise Applauds Supreme Court Blocking Obama's Amnesty

Issues: Immigration

WASHINGTON, D.C.– House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand the lower court’s decision in United States v. Texas, preventing the implementation of the president’s unlawful executive amnesty on immigration

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