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Press Releases 05.28.17
“President Trump’s brash and condescending lecture to NATO leaders disrespected our closest allies and dishonored the common defense pact that has been a guarantor of global security for nearly seven decades. His failure to affirm America’s commitment to NATO’s mutual defense pledge – invoked only once, when NATO allies rushed to our side in Afghanistan after 9/11 – is not only shameful but also dangerous. By showing his disregard for Article Five, President Trump emboldens Russian aggression in Europe. ...
Press Releases 05.26.17
Wilton Manors, FL – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Mayor Gary Resnick of Wilton Manors and leaders of the LGBT community in support of the Equality Act, a landmark civil rights... Continue ...
Press Releases 05.26.17
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of the holy month of Ramadan: “The Holy Month of Ramadan is a sacred time for peaceful study and contemplation, an opportunity for spiritual renewal and a call... Continue ...
Press Releases 05.26.17
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29: “Each Memorial Day, we pause to remember the men and women who answered the call to serve and made the ultimate... Continue ...
Press Releases 05.26.17
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today.  Below is a transcript of the press conference. Leader Pelosi Opening Remarks: Leader Pelosi.  Good morning.  Good morning.  So much happening in the world.  Some of it so very,... Continue ...
Blog Posts 05.25.17
Today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina released a projected 23% average rate increase in the individual health insurance marketplace. And if you read past the headlines, it becomes instantly clear that the rate increase is a direct result of... Continue ...
Press Releases 05.25.17
Thank you, Brittany, for bringing your testimony to bear on this important subject. And as indicated by what Brittany had to say, this is a very important issue for women workers in our country. Nearly two-thirds of those who make the minimum wage are women. And as with Brittany, in her case, some of them are raising their families and making sacrifices so that there can be higher profits for corporate America. ...
Press Releases 05.25.17
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (NY), House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) released the following statement on a letter they sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today urging him to reject efforts to shrink or eliminate national monuments in carrying out the President’s April 26th executive order:...
Blog Posts 05.25.17
With the rollout of their budget blueprint earlier this week, President Trump and his Administration claim they are putting ‘taxpayers first’ with ‘a new foundation for American greatness.’ But the American people are not buying it. Editorial boards and groups representing Americans... Continue ...
Press Releases 05.24.17
Thank you, [Congresswoman] Barbara Lee, for being a champion – that’s hardly the word, it doesn’t seem to measure up, to the leadership she provides for fairness in our country. Tianna, thank you for sharing your story. You are the VIP at this reception here. And I want to thank [Congresswoman] Barbara Lee and Lee Saunders and our other friends in labor who are here. Lee Saunders just had his birthday, and happy birthday Lee Saunders! ...
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