Leader Pelosi. Welcome, children. We always do what we do here in recognition of our responsibility to our children. As you know, Washington is a place so dedicated to honoring our Founders, and you see monuments and statues throughout the city and throughout the Capitol complex to that end, and we do revere our Founders and are grateful for their leadership and their vision.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Trump issued an Executive Order to create several new initiatives at the Department of Veterans Affairs, including establish an Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. “We are glad to… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement following reports FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will move to reverse net neutrality law: “The internet must be a level playing field where success is founded on the best ideas, not the deepest… Continue
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the White House confirmed Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments will continue: “Our major concerns in these negotiations have been about funding for the wall and uncertainty about the CSR… Continue
Instead of working with Democrats to avert another disastrous Republican Government Shutdown, the Trump Administration is cruelly threatening to raise health premiums on millions of families. Millions of Americans would see their out-of-pocket costs skyrocket and premiums would immediately be driven up by at least 15 percent.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on House Republicans’ new TrumpCare amendment to raise costs on Americans with pre-existing conditions, all while exempting the health coverage of Members of Congress and their staffers from the damage: “TrumpCare… Continue
Today’s ruling against President Trump’s executive order assault on sanctuary cities is a victory for public safety and effective policing strategies. The Trump Administration’s attempt to withhold vital federal funds to bully communities into rounding up immigrants is unconstitutional, immoral and dangerous.
The President’s comments this evening are welcome news given the bipartisan opposition to the wall, and the obstacle it has been to the continuing bipartisan negotiations in the appropriations committees. It’s time for Congress to act to make it clear that government will remain open for the American people.
Today marks 102 years since the first acts of the Armenian Genocide. In the years that followed, the leaders of the Ottoman Empire would carry out the murder of more than 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children.
This Earth Day, Americans across the country are stepping forward to oppose the anti-science crusade that harms the health of our communities, the strength of our economy, and the security of future generations.