“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.
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:
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.
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:
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.
Pelosi Statement on Announcement of Retesting of Parcel A & Release of Parcel G Draft Workplan for Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Clean Up
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.
“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.
Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Reacting to Release of DOJ Inspector General Report on Actions in Advance of 2016 Presidential Election
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:
Transcript of Pelosi Weekly Press Conference Today
President Trump loves to tout the economy as ‘the best economy the country’s ever had.’