San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the Trump Administration announcement that included proposals to freeze fuel economy standards and revoke California’s ability to set auto emissions standards that protect clean air when federal standards fall short of what is needed to protect communities’ health:
When it comes to sabotaging Americans’ health care, Republicans just won’t stop.
Pelosi Sends Letter to Secretary Azar Urging Withdrawal of HHS Title X ‘Gag Rule’ Which Severely Rolls Back Women’s Access to Health Care
San Francisco – Last night, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, urging the immediate withdrawal of the Trump Administration’s proposed Title X ‘gag rule’ which would allow ideology and politics – not science – to determine the information and the health care that a woman receives from her doctor. Leader Pelosi’s letter, also submitted as a comment on the proposed HHS rule, comes as many Members of Congress have raised questions about the Title X ‘gag rule’ and have pointed out that it does not reflect Congressional intent for Title X.
“Republicans’ latest health care sabotage advances dangerous junk insurance plans that can discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions and put families just one diagnosis away from disaster.
575: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of July 31, 2018
“Facebook must immediately provide Members of Congress with a comprehensive briefing on these critical developments. Their latest announcement confirms the long-standing findings of the U.S. Intelligence Community and national security experts: that Russia is actively utilizing social media in a coordinated effort to sow discord among the American people and undermine our democracy.
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Government Accountability Office released a report estimating that, following passage of the GOP Tax Scam for the rich, 30 million taxfilers will owe money on their 2018 tax returns, filed in 2019:
San Francisco — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the upcoming August 1 implementation of the Trump Administration settlement to allow the open publication of plans for 3D-printed firearms, which lack serial numbers and cannot be detected using metal detectors and other traditional security measures:
“Once again, Republicans have exposed the true priorities of their tax scam: billions in tax breaks for the wealthiest at the expense of everyone else.
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the passing of Oakland Mayor and 13-term Bay Area Member of Congress Ron Dellums: