Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez delivered the Weekly Democratic Address in English and Spanish. Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address in English can be downloaded here. Below is a full transcript of the address: “Hello. … Continue
Pelosi Statement on Leaked Republican Reconciliation Bill to Raise Taxes, Health Costs on Middle Class
“While Republicans hide from their constituents, they are moving down an increasingly cruel path to raise taxes on middle class families and dismantle Americans’ right to affordable health care. Millionaires and billionaires get an enormous tax break, but Republicans plan to force workers to pay a massive new tax on the employer-provided health coverage that 155 million Americans rely on.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on reports that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus pressured senior FBI officials over an ongoing investigation into communications between senior Trump officials and Russian intelligence agents: “The Trump White… Continue
U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer today announced that Steven Beshear, who was the 61st Governor of Kentucky, will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s first joint address to Congress next week. They also announced that immigration activist and DREAMer, Astrid Silva, will deliver the Spanish language response to the speech. Silva is a DREAMer from Nevada working with DREAM Big Vegas.
Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Trump’s Dangerous Immigration and Refugee Executive Actions
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held a roundtable discussion and press conference today with community leaders focused on combatting President Trump’s dangerous immigration policies, including the unconstitutional Muslim and refugee ban, and immoral ICE raids that separate hard-working immigrant families…. Continue
Pelosi Remarks at Roundtable Discussion on Trump’s Dangerous Immigration and Refugee Executive Actions in San Francisco
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held an immigration and refugee roundtable discussion with community leaders today to discuss solutions for how San Francisco can combat President Trump’s immigration policies including the unconstitutional Muslim and refugee ban and immoral ICE raids… Continue
Congressman Eni F. H. Faleomavaega was a patriot and a leader who personified the highest ideals of our nation.
Eni dedicated his entire life to service. He was a proud Army veteran, and long before he held elected office, he worked as a staffer – including a time in the office of San Francisco Congressman Phil Burton.
No student should face discrimination at school because of who they are. Transgender students have the same right to a safe environment at school and in their community as everyone else. Withdrawing the historic guidance from the Obama Administration to protect transgender students is a cruel blow to an already vulnerable group of young people.
Anti-Semitism must be called out and confronted whenever it is encountered, without exception. A long-overdue statement by the President condemning anti-Semitism, after an entire campaign spent fanning the flames of bigotry, is not nearly enough.
Tearing apart families and dragging parents out of their homes does not make America great and it does not make America safe. These memos are a cruel blueprint for mass deportations that will terrorize communities, circumvent immigration courts by expanding expedited removal to the entire country, dismantle due process, and make it harder for undocumented victims and witnesses to come forward to police.