Leader Pelosi. I thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank you. I acknowledge the work of the appropriators. Left to their own devices, they usually can – as an appropriator myself, I have great respect for the work that they do. But I have serious concerns about the bill that is on the Floor before us today.
“Tonight, the Trump Administration took its cynical sabotage campaign of Americans’ health care to a stunning new low.
Leader Pelosi. Good morning. It’s an exciting week, and I’m not just talking about basketball.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, providing health coverage to as many as 400,000 Virginians:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Trump Administration announced it would lift sanctions on the Chinese company ZTE:
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the President signed H.R. 5674, the VA MISSION Act:
Welcome back from the Memorial Day district work period. As Congress returns from this time of reflection in our communities, it is important that we fight harder than ever for the priorities of the families we are privileged to represent. We write to urge you to oppose the Republican minibus appropriations bill on the Floor this week, which fails to honor our obligations to protect the health, security and well-being of the American people. This so-called minibus legislation will include three appropriations bills: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.
“After exploding the deficit with a GOP Tax Scam for the wealthy and well-connected, Republicans have the gall to invoke ‘fiscal responsibility’ in demanding a new rescissions package that attacks funding reserved for children’s health initiatives.
Washington, DC – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting that the Department of Justice confirm that they have not given the President’s outside counsel, White House staff or the President access to the same classified information briefed to Congress.
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds released a report showing that Medicare will become insolvent by 2026, three years earlier than projected last year, and Social Security will be depleted by 2034: