Pelosi Announces Intention to Restore House Administration Subcommittee on Elections, Name Congresswoman Marcia Fudge as Chairwoman
“Throughout her 20 years of public service, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge has been a relentless advocate for the right of every citizen to vote, and for all votes to be counted as cast. During her time in Congress, Congresswoman Fudge has been a driving force in our voter protection efforts, including in her leadership as Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.
As Democrats move to achieve their bold agenda to lower health care costs, increase workers’ pay and clean up corruption in Washington, over 30 leading groups – ranging from labor, health care, environmental, gun reform and more – have come out in support of Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House. As the groups conclude, Leader Pelosi is battle-tested and has a proven track record of delivering results For The People.
“President Trump’s nomination of Andrew Wheeler to head the Environmental Protection Agency perpetuates the unprecedented culture of corruption, cronyism and abuse of taxpayer money at the heart of this Administration.
“Today, Secretary DeVos and the Trump Administration reversed decades of progress for students, schools and survivors. With wanton disregard, this Administration has cruelly codified their utter contempt for survivor justice by making schools unwelcoming and less safe.
“Hi, I’m Congressman Gerry Connolly from Virginia, and I serve as a Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Leader Pelosi. Good morning. While it is snowing here, we have great sadness in my state of California, just an unprecedented number of people dead, in the high 50s, and many missing. It is just – we have had these fires again and again, but these seem to be particularly deadly. So our thoughts and prayers and resources need to be with California at this very sad time.
“Transparency, openness and bipartisanship must be the guiding rules of our new Democratic House. While the GOP majority enforced a closed Congress to stifle debate and shut down bipartisan ideas, Democrats will lead a Congress where the consensus of the American people is honored.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Trump Administration’s DOJ released an opinion regarding the constitutionality of the President’s appointment of Matthew G. Whitaker as Acting Attorney General:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after House Republicans moved to end fast-track war powers privileges, preventing the Congress from exercising its oversight powers under the War Powers Resolution:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on House Democrats’ plan to take action to address the climate crisis: