“The American people spoke and elected a Congress committed to openness, accountability and unity, and the new Democratic committee chairs will deliver on that promise,” said Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi. “Our Democratic Chairs bring strong leadership, unparalleled expertise and an unwavering commitment to deliver For The People to their critical work on behalf of hard-working families. By harnessing the energy, dynamism and diversity of the Democratic Caucus, they will use their gavels to bring transformative change that honors our responsibility to build a better future for all Americans.”
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that the Steering & Policy Committee has approved Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, Eric Swalwell of California and Barbara Lee of California as Co-Chairs. “The bold visions and deep strategic insight of our new Steering & Policy Committee co-chairs will be critical to Democrats’ mission to deliver on our positive, ambitious agenda For The People,” said Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi.
“Seventy years ago, in the aftermath of the horror and inhumanity of WWII, the nations of the world came together to resolutely declare the inherent dignity and rights of every human being. Today, as we recall the historic signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, we continue to strive to secure the right ‘to life, liberty, and security of person’ for everyone, everywhere.
Phoenix – Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi delivered an eulogy for former Congressman Ed Pastor at his memorial service. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
“The President’s proposed nomination of Mr. Barr is deeply concerning. Barr has spent the past two years auditioning for this job by stoking partisan attacks on our nation’s law enforcement community, and encouraging the President to use the Justice Department as a political weapon to pursue his rivals and undermine investigations into Trump and his family’s scandals.
“November’s jobs report shows an economy straining beneath the weight of a callous GOP special interest agenda that has ransacked the economic security of hard-working families to enrich the already-wealthy.
Washington, D.C. — Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on Congressional Democrats’ commitment to passing a green infrastructure bill to rebuild America:
“It is a privilege to announce this new, transformative investment in San Francisco’s infrastructure, which will help deliver a modern, efficient transit system worthy of America’s cradle of innovation. The Better Market Street Initiative will cut through the congestion and improve speed and capacity for millions of workers, students and families, while better protecting pedestrians and bicycles.
Pelosi Statement on Confirmation of Kathy Kraninger as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Washington, D.C. – Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after OMB Associate Director Kathy Kraninger was confirmed by the Senate to be the new Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:
Washington, D.C. – Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below are the Leader’s remarks: