Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of Women’s History Month: “Each Women’s History Month, Americans pay tribute to the courageous women who have strengthened our great democracy. We honor the women whose labor and… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Trump delivered his first address to a Joint Session of Congress: “The President’s speech was utterly disconnected from the cruel reality of his conduct. “The President speaks like a… Continue
Tonight, President Trump will deliver his address to a chamber Democrats have filled with the victims of his assault on America,” said Leader Pelosi. “It is my honor to have two exceptional San Francisco constituents as my guests. Mattie Scott turned her grief at her son’s murder into a decades-long fight to confront the tragedy of gun violence that President Trump will not address.
Pelosi Statement After Republicans Vote Down Resolution of Inquiry on Trump-Russia Ties, Conflicts of Interest
The Russians’ grip on the Trump Administration must be exposed for the American people to see for themselves. The American people have a right to know how President Trump’s vast conflicts of interest and hidden connections to Russia are steering his agenda.
President Trump’s HBCU executive order is more empty symbolism that will do nothing to strengthen these vital institutions and the students they serve. HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions need resources and opportunities, not empty rhetoric from a President planning to devastate education funding in America. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, founded to provide African Americans with educational opportunities when laws and policies prevented people of color from attending existing schools, are a critical part of America’s education infrastructure.
Tonight, House Republicans made themselves accomplices to hiding President Trump’s tax returns from the American people.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to offer a prebuttal to President Trump’s address to a Joint Session of Congress at a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference. Below are the Leader’s opening remarks,… Continue
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Trump announced his intention to propose a 2018 budget that slashes services and investments critical to hard-working families, communities and security: “President Trump’s budget blueprint is a prescription for… Continue
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez delivered the Weekly Democratic Address in English and Spanish. Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address in English can be downloaded here. Below is a full transcript of the address: “Hello. … Continue
Pelosi Statement on Leaked Republican Reconciliation Bill to Raise Taxes, Health Costs on Middle Class
“While Republicans hide from their constituents, they are moving down an increasingly cruel path to raise taxes on middle class families and dismantle Americans’ right to affordable health care. Millionaires and billionaires get an enormous tax break, but Republicans plan to force workers to pay a massive new tax on the employer-provided health coverage that 155 million Americans rely on.