San Francisco – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released this statement following the terrorist attack that killed dozens and injured more than 100 people at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey: “Today, the American people share in the sorrow at the… Continue
Although there is much in this bill I object to, this legislation is essential and the best and only bill that we, in the House, can produce.
“John Lewis’s historic sit-in on the Floor has resonated across the nation, and given fresh energy to Americans who will no longer tolerate the daily tragedy of gun violence in America and are calling for congressional action. Tomorrow, as part of a new National Day of Action, Americans will come together to share their stories with their Members of Congress and make their voices heard as we work to disarm hate.”
House Democrats’ historic, 26-hour No Bill, No Break sit-in on the Floor has resonated across the nation – energizing Americans who are tired of Republicans’ reckless obstruction of bipartisan gun violence prevention legislation.
We must do more to prevent the tragedy of gun violence in our country. Our first responsibility as Members of Congress is to protect the American people.
“From the beginning, Republicans’ conduct of the Select Committee to Attack Hillary Clinton has made a mockery of the truth and the memory of those brave Americans lost in Benghazi. As Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy openly admitted, the Select Committee exists to abuse millions of taxpayer dollars to smear Secretary Clinton.”
“Today, the Supreme Court struck down a brazen attempt to limit women’s access to the comprehensive health care guaranteed them by the Constitution. This ruling is an important victory for the rights of America’s women, but many challenges remain.”
“When is it enough? That’s the question House Democrats are asking”
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released this statement on the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, which was announced on June 26, 2015: “This weekend, we mark one year since the Supreme Court unequivocally affirmed… Continue
“Once again, Republicans are planning to hand massive tax giveaways to millionaires and billionaires on the backs of hard-working American families.”