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Pelosi Statement on Passage of VA MISSION Act

“Just as the military pledges to leave no soldier behind on the battlefield, we must leave no veteran behind once they come home.  I commend the Committee leaders for working towards a bipartisan, bicameral agreement, but the VA MISSION Act is a missed opportunity.

Pelosi Floor Remarks in Opposition to GOP Farm Bill

Leader Pelosi.  Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I especially thank him for his exceptional leadership over the years to honor the historic collaboration that has always existed in our country between urban and rural America that is in all of our interests that our farm country succeeds, and it’s in all of our interests that the American people are not food insecure.

Pelosi Statement in Observance of Ramadan

“The Holy month of Ramadan is a sacred time of devotion and contemplation for Muslims in America and around the world.  This month, families will join together to honor their proud traditions and celebrate their spiritual renewal with loved ones.

Pelosi Statement on Gaza Violence

“What should have been a beautiful and joyous commemoration of Israel’s 70th anniversary was marred by bloodshed.  Today marks a deeply sad day for all who dream of a peaceful future for Israelis, Palestinians and the entire region. 

Pelosi Sends Letter to EPA and Navy Calling for Prompt Retesting at Hunters Point Shipyard Including Parcel A

Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and U.S. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer calling for the prompt retesting of areas of the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard subject to massive potential manipulation and falsification of data, as well as the retesting of Parcel A to address residents’ concerns over the health and safety of the Hunters Point Shipyard community.

Dear Colleague on GOP’s Radical Farm Bill

Dear Democratic Colleague,

Next week, House Republicans plan to push forward a partisan, radical Farm Bill that fails America’s farmers and food-insecure families.  House Republicans’ proposal was unanimously rejected by House Agriculture Committee Democrats, led by Ranking Member Collin Peterson.

I am writing to strongly urge all Democratic Members to refrain from offering or cosponsoring amendments, so that we can reject this bad bill and return to the table to craft a balanced, robust Farm Bill.  This bad bill reflects a bad process, in which the GOP leadership cynically rejected a decades-long bipartisan tradition that weds our rural and urban communities together.  

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