San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after the indictment and arrest of Congressman Chris Collins on charges related to securities fraud:
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the California wildfires, which have tragically killed nine people:
San Francisco — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after President Trump reimposed sanctions on Iran after exiting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear agreement:
“For years, the bipartisan, independent 9/11 Commission worked to fulfill its mandate to provide critical analysis of our government’s response to the deadly attacks on 9/11 and develop recommendations to guard against future attacks. But after delivering its urgent recommendations in 2004, the Republican Congress failed to act. Only in 2007, under the new Democratic majority, did Congress finally pass the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act, H.R. 1.
“July’s jobs report shows that the wealthiest 1 percent and big corporations continue to hoard the benefits of the GOP Tax Scam for the rich, while American workers are denied the bigger paychecks they deserve.
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held a press conference highlighting the Republicans’ relentless attacks on Medicare, Medicaid and people with pre-existing conditions with impacted individuals and families at the Mission Neighborhood Health Center. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the Trump Administration announcement that included proposals to freeze fuel economy standards and revoke California’s ability to set auto emissions standards that protect clean air when federal standards fall short of what is needed to protect communities’ health:
When it comes to sabotaging Americans’ health care, Republicans just won’t stop.
Pelosi Sends Letter to Secretary Azar Urging Withdrawal of HHS Title X ‘Gag Rule’ Which Severely Rolls Back Women’s Access to Health Care
San Francisco – Last night, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, urging the immediate withdrawal of the Trump Administration’s proposed Title X ‘gag rule’ which would allow ideology and politics – not science – to determine the information and the health care that a woman receives from her doctor. Leader Pelosi’s letter, also submitted as a comment on the proposed HHS rule, comes as many Members of Congress have raised questions about the Title X ‘gag rule’ and have pointed out that it does not reflect Congressional intent for Title X.
“Republicans’ latest health care sabotage advances dangerous junk insurance plans that can discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions and put families just one diagnosis away from disaster.