“The Administration’s request is inadequate and insulting to victims of hurricanes and wildfires across our country.
“Hi, I’m Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, and I represent Washington State’s First Congressional District and I am a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Just a week ago, our nation observed Veterans Day. Yet today, we see evidence that the Trump Administration is quietly planning to dismantle veterans’ health care.
Yesterday, the House Republicans passed a GOP tax scam that will raise taxes on millions of hard-working American families in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to the wealthiest few.
But don’t just take our word for it, editorial boards across the country have condemned this awful bill.
Good afternoon, everyone.
The House is going to be going to session in the next few minutes, and so I’m going to have to head over to close on this monstrosity of a tax bill that gives 50 percent of the benefits to the top 1 percent and 80 percent of the benefits to the top 2 percent at the expense of the middle class.
Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman [Congressman Richard Neal] for yielding and thank him for his superb leadership as the top Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee. I commend him and all of our fellow Democrats on the Committee for standing up for the middle class in our country and fighting for the truth in what is in this bill.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi named Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Ken Morris Jr., President of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, to the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission.
Today, House Republicans voted for raising taxes on 36 million middle class families in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to the wealthiest and corporations shipping jobs overseas. As Republicans head home for Thanksgiving to face their constituents, here’s a reminder of how many families in each state will lose vital middle class tax deductions thanks to their GOP Members of Congress:
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Democratic Members of the House and Senate and retired Teamsters and miners to unveil a new plank of ‘A Better Deal’ that would ensure the pensions that American workers have earned over a lifetime… Continue
Washington, D.C. — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the death of Steve Mostyn: