“VA has a solemn duty to ensure veterans receive the full benefits that they have earned and deserve. VA’s complete failure to uphold this responsibility or provide adequate solutions showcases the Trump Administration’s string of broken promises to students, veterans and their loved ones.
“With the passing of Congressman Ed Pastor, our nation has lost a true trailblazer and a tireless public servant. Over the course of his four decades in public office, including 12 terms in the House of Representatives, Congressman Pastor broke barriers and delivered meaningful progress for his constituents, for the Latino community and for all Americans.
Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability as House Democrats Vote to Nominate Her for Speaker of the House
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined her fellow House Democrats for a press availability after the Caucus vote to nominate her for Speaker of the House. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
Pelosi Dear Colleague on Democrats’ Responsibility to Deliver a More Open, Unifying Government For The People
Dear Democratic Colleague and Members-elect, In every new Congress, when the Freshmen arrive, the Members stand in awe and say, “Here come the fresh recruits. Who among them will lead in this body? Who among them will seek higher office? Who… Continue
“Forty years ago, in a moment of horror and heartbreak, San Francisco lost two beloved sons and our nation lost two visionary, progressive leaders. Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk epitomized San Francisco’s values of inclusion and equality. Their tragic loss and their transformative legacies continue to inspire us to champion our nation’s bedrock promise of freedom, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, creed or background.
San Francisco — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after President Trump asked the Supreme Court to take up his discriminatory transgender military ban:
This Thanksgiving week has brought an outpouring of gratitude from people across the country to Democrats for winning the House and saving our country.
“The passing of Dr. James Billington is a profound loss for his family and loved ones as well as for our nation. Over the course of his long and prolific career, Dr. Billington became a tireless steward for American history, helping protect and preserve our nation’s most treasured past for generations of Americans.
Congratulations once again on your victory and for being part of an historic new Democratic Majority!
Pelosi Announces Intention to Restore House Administration Subcommittee on Elections, Name Congresswoman Marcia Fudge as Chairwoman
“Throughout her 20 years of public service, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge has been a relentless advocate for the right of every citizen to vote, and for all votes to be counted as cast. During her time in Congress, Congresswoman Fudge has been a driving force in our voter protection efforts, including in her leadership as Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.