Latest Fact-checks on Steny Hoyer Steny Hoyer stated on February 12, 2013 in a media availability with reporters: "The majority of (the American people) voted for a Democratic House." Steny Hoyer stated on December 13, 2011 in an opinion column.: Says up to a quarter of African Americans don’t have government photo ID. Steny Hoyer stated on June 1, 2011 in an interview on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown": "We went from a $5.6 trillion surplus that George Bush inherited to over ... $11-plus trillion debt when George Bush left office." Steny Hoyer stated on January 4, 2011 in a news release: In preparing a rules package for the 112th Congress, the GOP had no discussions with Democrats. Steny Hoyer stated on June 13, 2010 in an interview on ABC's "This Week'': "The Republicans didn't have a budget in '02, '04, '06." Steny Hoyer stated on September 28, 2009 in a news release: "House Republicans pledged to introduce a bill to reform America’s health care system," but "the 'party of no' has . . . failed to produce legislation." Steny Hoyer stated on July 21, 2009 in a statement on the House floor.: There were more job losses per month in the last three months under President Bush than in the past three months under President Obama. Steny Hoyer stated on June 16, 2009 in a press availability.: "Some 500 detainees were released from Guantanamo during the Bush administration."