Hoeven Statement on Green New Deal

Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement today after voting against the Green New Deal resolution. "We all want good environmental stewardship, but the Green New Deal is not the right approach. Not only is it a massive government overreach, but it would bankrupt our country with an estimated cost between $51 and $93 trillion over 10 years. In comparison, the United States total GDP is about $20 trillion dollars annually. The Green New Deal calls for the complete elimination of tradit… Continue Reading


Hoeven Again Presses President to Help Move USMCA Through Congress, Advance Trade Negotiations with China & Secure Additional Commodity Purchases

At a meeting with President Donald Trump today, Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, again pressed for the administration to: Help move the U.S-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) through Congress. Advance trade negotiations with China, as well as with nations like Japan. Secure additional commodity sales and the opening of new markets while trade negotiations continue. Hoeven spoke with the Preside… Continue Reading


Hoeven Statement After Mueller Investigation Finds No Collusion

Senator John Hoeven released the following statement after Attorney General William Barr released a summary of the Special Counsel's report: "As I've said throughout this process, we need to get the facts. The Special Counsel worked to do that and found there was no collusion between the President and Russia. Clearly, Russia interfered in our election process and we need to continue to hold them accountable, and do all we can to prevent this interference going forward. "We want to ensure tra… Continue Reading