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Blog Posts 06.18.18
The Trump Administration continues their barbaric ‘zero-tolerance’ policy separating families at the border – literally ripping children out of the arms of their mothers and fathers – as they prosecute asylum seeking families at the border for illegal entry.  In an attempt to defend their inhumanity, President Trump blamed others for his own policy, Attorney General Sessions quoted the Bible, and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tried to claim it wasn’t happening at all…...
Press Releases 06.18.18
“President Trump’s family separation policy leaves a dark stain on our nation.  Ripping vulnerable little children away from their parents is an utter atrocity that debases America’s values and our legacy as a beacon of hope, opportunity and freedom....
Press Releases 06.17.18
"The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was designed to protect consumers against the deceptive and abusive financial marketplace practices that, in 2008, resulted in the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Under Mick Mulvaney, defending the financial security and dignity of America's seniors, servicemembers and working families has taken a back seat to protecting special interests. The Trump Administration’s nominee to lead the Bureau has an opportunity to be a champion for consumers and not the financial industry. But her apparent lack of experience in consumer finance, coupled with the Administration’s hostility to consumer protection, raises questions about her qualifications to lead such an important agency....
Press Releases 06.17.18
San Francisco, CA – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement marking three years since the racist act of violence that killed nine parishioners at the historic Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. on June 17, 2015:...
Press Releases 06.15.18
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone of New Jersey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, Pallone highlighted the dangers of Republicans’ latest attack on the protections that ensure more than 130 million Americans with pre-existing conditions cannot be denied coverage. Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address can be downloaded here....
Press Releases 06.15.18
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement to mark the sixth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, established by President Obama on June 15, 2012:...
Blog Posts 06.15.18
The Trump Administration’s latest cruel effort to strike down key consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act preventing insurance companies from denying coverage or charging more for covering people with pre-existing conditions has far reaching consequences....
Press Releases 06.14.18
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after the Navy agreed to the Leader’s May 14th request for the retesting of Parcel A to be managed by the California Department of Public Health, and the release tomorrow morning of a draft workplan for retesting of Parcel G at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. Retesting will be paid with Navy funds secured by Leader Pelosi in the fiscal year 2018 funding omnibus....
Press Releases 06.14.18
“This bill fails to provide a permanent legislative fix to protect our Dreamers. It is nothing more than a cruel codification of President Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda that abandons our nation’s heritage as a beacon of hope and opportunity....
Press Releases 06.14.18
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer for a press conference to discuss the DOJ Inspector General Report on activities leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Below are the Leader’s remarks:...
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