Pelosi Remarks at Steering & Policy Committee Hearing: ‘Soaring Prescription Drug Prices: A Bitter Pill to Swallow’
Leader Pelosi. Thank you to our wonderful list of witnesses who will be presenting. I’m moving promptly because you never know when there might be votes called here today. But I do want to say that this was a hearing under the auspicious of Steering and Policy Committee Co-Chairs Rosa DeLauro and Eric Swalwell.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks of the Floor of the House of Representatives to honor the late Mr. Pete Peterson. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the Department of Defense allocated $36 million in additional funding to Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and $6 million in additional funding to Treasure Island as part of the $54 million national increase in base cleanup funding secured in the fiscal year 2018 omnibus funding bill:
“Since our declarations of freedom were presented, the United States and France have enshrined the values of freedom and respect for human rights into our democracies. In the course of our countries’ history, we have acted upon these values both at home and abroad. In his address to the Congress today, President Macron made an elegant declaration of those values.
“More than 100 years ago, the world witnessed the beginning of one of the greatest acts of barbarism of the 20th Century when the Ottoman Empire began the systematic murder of 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children. The Armenian Genocide remains a dark stain on the history of human civilization and an enduring reminder of the need to acknowledge and confront the past.
“As ‘Tax Day’ is now behind us, I’m reminded of the Albert Einstein quote, ‘the hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.’
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement in recognition of Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22nd:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement to mark the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting:
Leader Pelosi. Good morning. Good morning.
Leader Pelosi. How many people here were hearing Louise Slaughter say ‘Amazing Grace’ in that beautiful rendition we heard? How many times she moved us to tears when she wasn’t moving us to laughter with her beautiful personality. What an honor it is for our colleagues, [Congresswoman] Rosa [DeLauro], [Congresswoman] Gwen [Moore] and [Congressman] Paul Tonko and I to have this privilege, for us to have this privilege to speak for other colleagues in the Congress.