Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined House Democrats and advocates from MomsRising for a press conference on the negative impact of the #GOPTaxScam on children and families. Below are the Leader’s remarks: Leader Pelosi. Good morning, everybody. It’s a special… Continue
Congress faces a vast set of urgent, overdue priorities for the American people. Democrats are firmly focused on taking real, effective steps to improve the lives of hard-working Americans and defeating Republicans’ cruel barrage of attacks on the middle class.
“Congressman Conyers has served in the Congress for more than five decades, and shaped some of the most consequential legislation of the last half century. But no matter how great the legacy, it is no license to harass or discriminate.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement on the death of Naomi Lauter:
Rep. Sanford on GOP tax scam: ‘Fundamentally this is a corporate tax cut bill, we should have been intellectually honest about that.’
“The true story of America is a story that celebrates the constant march of progress toward full and equal rights for all people, regardless of who they are or whom they love.
Leader Pelosi. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding and thank him and the Democratic Members of the Ways and Means Committee [Richard Neal] for being committed to the truth, to the facts and to hear the distinguished Chairman of the Committee [Kevin Brady] say what he said about the budget is almost ludicrous. Almost laughable, if it weren’t so serious in terms of the impact that it has on America’s future. He knows that in the last four, maybe even five years of the Clinton Administration, the budget was in balance or in surplus, the operational budget, and it was on a path to reducing the national debt until President Bush came in, gave tax cuts to the high-end, a giveaway to a pharmaceutical industry with the Medicare Part D legislation and two unpaid-for wars: that’s what the experts will tell you increased the deficit, that was on a path of – the national debt of going down – it was a swing, my colleagues, of eleven trillion dollars, to date, the biggest swing in history.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Democratic Leaders at a press availability on Democrats’ Motion to Instruct House conferees for the #GOPTaxScam. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today named House Democrats to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the GOP tax scam.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement as Republicans prepared to push through a radical gun bill billed by the NRA as its “top legislative priority,” which would force every state to accept concealed handgun permits from all other states, meaning that the weakest concealed carry state laws would become the law of the land in all 50 states: