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Pelosi Statement on House Republican Budget

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after House Republicans released their FY2019 budget resolution, which calls for massive cuts to health, education and economic initiatives for working and middle class families:

Pelosi Statement on New Republican ACA Repeal Plan

“Americans’ health care will never be safe so long as the GOP has unchecked control of Washington.  Republicans will not stop trying to impose an age tax on older Americans’ health care, or stop attacking people with pre-existing conditions, or stop trying to obliterate Medicaid and Medicare.

Pelosi Statement on Trump Family Separation Policy

“President Trump’s family separation policy leaves a dark stain on our nation.  Ripping vulnerable little children away from their parents is an utter atrocity that debases America’s values and our legacy as a beacon of hope, opportunity and freedom.

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.

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