January 3, 2007: Hoyer Defends Democrats’ Plan to Block Republican Amendments (Bloomberg)

  • “We view the first 100 hours as essentially a mandate fromthe American people,” Hoyer told reporters.
  • The American people were promised a new way of doingbusiness,” said Adam Putnam, a Floridian who is chairman of theRepublican Conference. “We are disappointed that, at this pointin the game, half of the Congress has been cut out of theprocess.”