Last week, our nation marked six months since President Trump’s inauguration.
For the first time in a decade, the GOP had the White House, Congress and complete control of the legislative process to advance its agenda. But instead of creating good-paying jobs, or rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure, or advancing tax reform, Republicans have spent six months trying to raise Americans’ health costs to fund tax breaks for billionaires.
Pelosi Dear Colleague on House Republicans’ Decision to Place Intelligence Authorization on Suspension Calendar
Dear Democratic Colleague,
We have been informed that the House Republican Leadership has placed the FY 2018 Intelligence Authorization on the suspension calendar for Monday as Members return to Washington.
Russia’s outrageous and unacceptable behavior in our election and in Europe demands that we have strong, statutory sanctions enacted as soon as possible.
Good morning everyone! Let’s hear it for [Assemblyman] Phil Ting! Now weren’t those wonderful remarks. Thank you Assemblyman Ting for your kind words, for your great leadership. To you, to Assemblyman [Marc] Berman, to [Assemblyman Kevin] Mullin, Senator [Jerry] Hill, Senator [Scott] Weiner, all—our distinguished mayor of San Francisco, Mayor [Ed] Lee, to the governor of California: honors granted. Now we will all be saying their names but honors granted to all of them. I’m honored to be here with my colleagues, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, both of whom worked very hard to make this happen, what we’re seeing today happen.
200: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of July 21, 2017
110: Days the GOP House has been in session, 26 of which were pro-forma days in which the House gaveled in & out in a matter of minutes & no legislative business was completed
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today, marking the seventh anniversary of President Barack Obama’s signing of the landmark, Democratic-passed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: “Seven years ago, Democrats enacted the strongest set of… Continue
36%: Job approval rating for President Trump – worst of any president ever at this point in their presidency 0: legislative accomplishments No plan to lower health care costs No jobs bill No infrastructure bill No tax reform No plan to avoid… Continue
As support for Trumpcare continues to plummet (just 12% according to the latest poll), Senate Republicans’ failed strategy is to continue to re-release the bill in worse and worse iterations. Now, in a pinch to prove to Americans that Republicans are capable of any major legislative accomplishment, they’re plotting to hastily push through a bill which would mean higher costs for less coverage, millions of Americans losing coverage, and devastating cuts to Medicaid.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today. She was accompanied by her Democratic colleagues Rep. Frank Pallone, Ranking Democrat on the Energy and Workforce Committee, Rep. Richard Neal, Ranking Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Bobby Scott, Ranking Democrat on the Education and Workforce Committee, and Rep. John Yarmuth, Ranking Democrat on the Budget Committee. Below is a transcript of the press conference.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its assessment of Senate Republicans’ latest version of Trumpcare: