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Press Releases 08.23.17
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Trump threatened to shut down government if Congress does not spend billions of taxpayer dollars to begin construction of his border wall:...
Blog Posts 08.22.17
At his CNN Town Hall last night, Speaker Ryan responded to President Trump’s blaming of ‘both sides’ for the Charlottesville violence with feeble equivocation: Speaker Ryan: I think he made comments that were much more morally ambiguous, much more confusing… Jake Tapper: …It wasn't morally ambiguous. It was morally wrong. Speaker Ryan, there is absolutely no moral ambiguity about President Trump’s comments, which ignore the abhorrent evil of white supremacism and shelter the forces of bigotry and discrimination. You need to stop enabling the president and call his behavior out for what it is: repulsive and unacceptable. ...
Blog Posts 08.22.17
"There are so many things we've actually done in the House that people just don't know about." – Speaker Ryan on Trumpcare at his CNN Town Hall tonight The truth is: Since taking control of the White House, House and Senate, Republicans have not lifted a finger to create jobs and grow wages. Instead, Republicans in Congress have only attempted to roll back policies and vital protections improving the lives of hard-working American families. ...
Blog Posts 08.22.17
“We want a tax code built for growth, built for economic activity. We want a tax code that raises wages.” – Speaker Ryan on Trumpcare at his CNN Town Hall tonight However, the Republican tax reform proposals that have been put forward by Speaker Ryan are yet another attempt to give tax cuts to the wealthiest few on the backs of hard-working American families. Here’s what the GOP plan would do:...
Blog Posts 08.22.17
“The House has passed its bill... The House did its job.” – Speaker Ryan on Trumpcare at his CNN Town Hall tonight Speaker Ryan, remember when the House-passed Trumpcare bill was so bad that seniors, children, patient advocacy, disability, and other groups across the country spoke out against it? ...
Press Releases 08.22.17
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Trump’s announcement that additional troops will be deployed to Afghanistan: ...
Press Releases 08.21.17
In the first eight months of President Trump’s unproductive presidency, it seems like Speaker Ryan has mastered the art of defending the president and/or remaining passive on his absurd tweets and policies....
Press Releases 08.18.17
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after it was announced that White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was fired from the Trump Administration:...
Press Releases 08.18.17
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement on the introduction of the first resolution censuring President Trump for his defense of white supremacists following the violence in Charlottesville:...
Articles 08.17.17
WASHINGTON — Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, called on Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues from the United States Capitol, opening a new front in the debate ignited by the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend....