U.S. House Democratic Whip Hoyer Calls On Republicans To Allocate Separate Zika Funds
The Hill: Hoyer blasts GOP plan to use Ebola cash in Zika fight
“The second-ranking House Democrat on Tuesday went after the Republicans’ plan to tap Ebola funds to fight the Zika virus. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the Democratic whip, said the continuing threat posed by Ebola means Congress should allocate separate funds to combat Zika. ‘The Republican suggestion is very short-sighted. Ebola has not disappeared,’ Hoyer told reporters in the Capitol…” (Lillis, 2/23).