Pelosi Floor Remarks in Opposition to House Republicans’ Continuing Resolution Which Fails to Address Urgent Priorities for Hard-Working Americans
Leader Pelosi. Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. I commend her for her great leadership as our Ranking Member on the Appropriations Committee, or as we say, Mr. Frelinghuysen, the almighty powerful Appropriations Committee, on which I was proud to serve with you and Congresswoman [Nita] Lowey.
Pelosi Remarks at Press Event with Congresswoman Lujan Grisham and Evangelical Leaders in Support of Congressional Action to Protect DREAMers
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, Evangelical Leaders and DREAMers for a press event in support of Congressional action to protect DREAMers. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
Pelosi Announces Appointment of Congresswoman Plaskett to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
“Congresswoman Plaskett is a tireless champion for the Virgin Islands and for all Americans,” said Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. “Her courage and fierce voice following the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria will be an essential addition to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as they continue their important work. Stacey understands the critical need to rebuild, expand and modernize our nation’s vital infrastructure everywhere in America and in all U.S. territories. She will be a strong, energetic leader in Democrats’ fight to secure needed investments that grow our economy and support every American across the country.”
“December’s radical FCC vote to dismantle net neutrality has endangered the American entrepreneurship and freedom that are the envy of the world. Congress must act to reverse this destructive FCC ruling that steamrolled over a bipartisan, decades-long consensus and the will of the American people to undermine the fair playing field that is the heart of the internet. With Congressman Mike Doyle’s vital resolution to stop the FCC’s assault on net neutrality, House Democrats are working to prevent higher costs and fewer choices for American consumers.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the introduction of the bipartisan Me Too Congress Act, a strong bill to create greater transparency in Congress’ sexual and workplace harassment reporting and settlements system:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the passing of labor activist Paul Booth: “It is with great sadness that our nation learned of the loss of an extraordinary leader and a passionate organizer, Paul Booth. Paul… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement after Democrats offered a previous question to force an immediate vote on the Advancing Seniors and Kids Act, introduced by Congressman Donald McEachin, a critical bill to meet overdue, urgent health care priorities for the American people:
Leader Pelosi. Is it still morning? No. Good afternoon. It’s always important to place ourselves in time, and right now we are in a moment of truth, a moment of truth about how we go forward to meet the needs of the American people.
Leader Pelosi. Mr. President, Mr. Vice President and Mrs. [Karen] Pence, to our distinguished [House] Speaker [Paul Ryan], [Senate] Majority Leader [Mitch] McConnell, [Senate Democratic Leader] Chuck Schumer, it’s an honor to be here with so many friends of Senator [Bob] Dole and so many colleagues.
Republicans have been busy retweeting individual company announcements of possible bonuses – claiming they are proof that the GOP tax scam is ‘working.’ But the truth proves otherwise: corporations are overwhelmingly pocketing the GOP tax scam’s profits themselves, instead of sharing them with hard-working Americans.