“The Special Counsel’s indictments make absolutely clear that the Russians perpetrated a strategic effort to undermine and influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election to support the campaign of Donald Trump, and are continuing to interfere with our elections. As desperately as President Trump insists that the Special Counsel investigation is a ‘hoax’, these latest indictments build on multiple guilty pleas and indictments of several Trump campaign officials, demonstrating the gravity of the Trump-Russia scandal.
“In the streets of San Francisco and across the country, celebrations of the Lunar New Year display the vibrancy and strength of our Asian American and Pacific Islander community, reminding us that, as ever, the beauty is in the mix. As AAPI communities welcome the Year of the Dog – celebrated for honesty and loyalty – let us all embrace these characteristics as we strive to meet the challenges facing our nation.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Senate voted overwhelmingly to reject President Trump’s immigration proposal:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
“Today, another American community is reeling from the horror of gun violence, perpetrated against innocent school children. Our hearts ache for the people of Parkland, Florida and the entire Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community. Our deepest gratitude goes out to the heroic first responders who provided aid and comfort to those in need. As the families and friends of the victims mourn and others wait for word from their loved ones, Americans everywhere share in their shock and grief.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Members of the Congressional Task Force on Election Security for a press conference releasing its final report including ten specific recommendations on what the federal government and states can and should be doing to secure our nation’s elections. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
“For more than a quarter of a century, the Americans with Disabilities Act has advanced our nation’s mission to build a fair, equal and just future for all. This milestone law has transformed the lives of the 55 million Americans who live with a disability, and shattered barriers to full participation in society. Congress should be building on that progress, not undermining it.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after President Trump released his budget blueprint, which calls for staggering cuts to domestic health, education and economic initiatives for working and middle class families:
Dear Colleague on Fighting for A Better Deal for Hard-Working Americans in Upcoming Legislative Business
Tomorrow, President Trump will release his 2019 budget and perhaps his infrastructure plan. This occasion presents us with a pivotal moment in the governance of our country.
“Congressman Rick Nolan has dedicated his entire life to fighting on behalf of the working families of Minnesota. During his decades of public service, Congressman Nolan’s tireless commitment to the hard-working men and women of the North Star State has never faltered.