Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I thank him, Congressman Scott, I thank [Ranking Member] Frank Pallone, [Ranking Member] John Yarmuth, [Ranking Member] Richie Neal, our Ranking Members who have done such excellent work on this debate on the values of our country. Mr. Speaker, our colleague, Mr. Clyburn, began Mr. Speaker, I want to join him. I think those words bear repeating.
“Thank you very much Congressman [David] Cicilline and Senator [Jeff] Merkley for your leadership on this very important issue. I’m very honored to join them.
Good morning everyone! Thank you, President Sims, for your introduction, a very generous one – and for your strong stewardship of this historic institution. Let us once again acknowledge President Sims and his family’s contribution to Fisk University.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today on the Floor of the House in opposition to the Republican Retirement Security CRA. Below are the Leader’s remarks: “Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. I thank the gentlelady for… Continue
Tonight, we celebrate great music and renew our commitment to the vision of Sustainable Development Goals.
“Good afternoon, everyone. This is a very special occasion indeed. I’m honored to join our Speaker, Paul Ryan, Sen. Mitch McConnell, Leader of the Senate, and the distinguished Senators and Congress Members who are here to celebrate this new addition to our Capitol.”
This is a beautiful picture of Mark. Thank you, Congresswoman Gabbard, for bringing us together in this Special Order to salute a very special person, our colleague, Mark Takai. It is a solemn privilege for all of us today to give voice to the sorrow of the U.S. Congress at the passing of our colleague and dear friend. We’ve lost someone truly special, a person who held the respect and friendship of colleagues on both sides of the aisle and both sides of the Capitol, up and down Pennsylvania Avenue.
Ninety one people lose their lives to gun violence every day. That is not a statistic. That is an outrage. It is a challenge to the conscience of our nation to end Congress’ appalling inaction on gun violence prevention.
So, Congress has refused to provide the robust emergency resources urgently needed. Governors of both parties have been some of the most powerful voices for the need for Congress to act on these public crises.
Pelosi Floor Remarks on House Republicans’ Inaction on Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today on the House floor on House Republicans’ inaction on commonsense gun violence legislation ahead of the seven-week recess. Below are the Leader’s remarks: “Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. In the course… Continue