Press Releases

Sep 22, 2016

Stopping Cash Payments to Iran

WASHINGTON, DC –House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today went to the House floor to urge passage of H.R. 5931, the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act. H.R. 5931 passed the House 254-163.

Sep 21, 2016

Scalise, McCarthy, and Brady Object to IRS Misuse of Taxpayer Info

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Tx.) today sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen requesting information related to a partnership between Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the IRS, and their use of sensitive taxpayer information for an Obamacare marketing outreach campaign.

Sep 21, 2016

Cash On Delivery: The preferred method of payment in Iran

WASHINGTON, DC –House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today at a House Leadership press conference discussed home-grown terrorism and the consequences of the Obama Administration’s cash payments to Iran, the world’s largest state-sponsor of terrorism

Sep 13, 2016

Halting Tax Increases on the Middle Class

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3590, the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act

Sep 9, 2016

Scalise: FCC Chairs Set Top Box Plan An "Unlawful Power Grab"

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the following statement in response to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s set top box proposal

Sep 8, 2016

Scalise Statement on the Stop Settlements Slush Funds Act

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today issued the below statement following House passage of H.R. 5063, the Stop Settlements Slush Funds Act

Sep 6, 2016

Scalise Statement on the Passing of Phyllis Schlafly

WASHINGTON - House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement after the death of Phyllis Schlafly, a leader of the conservative movement and founder of Eagle Forum

Aug 29, 2016

Scalise Statement on the Eleventh Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

METAIRIE, LA. – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) today released the following statement on the eleventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in southeast Louisiana.

Aug 16, 2016

Whip Scalise Statement on Release of 15 Terrorists from Guantanamo Bay

Washington, D.C. – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the below statement following the Obama administration's release of 15 terrorists from Guantanamo Bay prison

Aug 3, 2016

Scalise Statement on Pres. Obama's Cash Delivery to Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement today after the Wall Street Journal reported that the “Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran,” the latest in a long series of troubling news reports to emerge surrounding the President’s nuclear deal with the dangerous regime

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