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Pelosi Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Program

On this day, we celebrate 40 transformational years of the Food Stamp Act, a landmark achievement that has lifted up millions of hard-working families and ensured that countless children, seniors, veterans and vulnerable communities have food on the table.  For decades, Democrats have strengthened and modernized this vital initiative, in doing so, have built stronger and healthier communities across America.

Editorial Boards: Latest Trumpcare Bill is the Worst One Yet

Senate Republicans are planning to bring their latest version of Trumpcare (Graham-Cassidy bill) to the floor for a vote next week – putting millions of American families at risk of losing access to affordable health care. With shattering consequences of higher health costs for less coverage, gutting key protections, a crushing age tax, and stealing from Medicaid, hard-working people will suffer just so Republicans can hand massive tax breaks to the rich and corporations.

Washington Post: Americans deserve better than the GOP agenda, so we’re offering a better deal

Last week, our nation marked six months since President Trump’s inauguration.
For the first time in a decade, the GOP had the White House, Congress and complete control of the legislative process to advance its agenda. But instead of creating good-paying jobs, or rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure, or advancing tax reform, Republicans have spent six months trying to raise Americans’ health costs to fund tax breaks for billionaires.

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