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Pelosi Statement on Trump Selection of New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director

“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.

Congressman Frank Pallone Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

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.

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.

Pelosi Statement on GOP Anti-Immigrant Bill

“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.

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