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Dear Colleague: Democrats’ Successful District Work Period and Important Caucus Updates

August 21, 2019

As House Democrats continue our successful drumbeat of action across the nation to “Own August,” I write with several important updates for our Caucus, Congress and Country.

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Pelosi Statement on Trump Administration’s Indefinite Family Incarceration Rule

August 21, 2019

The Administration is seeking to codify child abuse, plain and simple. Its appalling, inhumane family incarceration plan would rip away basic protections for children’s human rights, reversing decades-long and court-imposed rules and violating every standard of morality and civilized behavior.

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Pelosi Statement on President Trump’s Comments on Background Checks

August 19, 2019

Countless lives have been saved since the passage of background checks legislation. Tragically, efforts to irresponsibly circumvent the law have emerged, enabled by new technologies and techniques: sales made over the Internet, at gun shows and person-to-person. These evasions must be swiftly and fully corrected.

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Associated Press: House Speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroad

August 17, 2019

There's an American leader whose words resonate on the global stage. Who draws attention in foreign capitals. Who carries a message from the United States by simply arriving.

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Pelosi Statement on Israel’s Decision to Block Members of Congress from Entering the Country

August 15, 2019

As one who loves Israel, I am deeply saddened by the news that Israel has decided to prevent Members of Congress from entering the country.

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Pelosi Statement on Trump Proposal Gutting Anti-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ Americans

August 14, 2019

The Administration’s license to discriminate is cruel, blatantly bigoted and downright dangerous. This hateful rule would greenlight open discrimination against tens of millions of Americans in the workplace, using taxpayer dollars to throw into jeopardy their safety, financial security and well-being.

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Pelosi Statement on 84th Anniversary of Social Security

August 14, 2019

“Eighty-four years ago, in the midst of the Great Depression, President Roosevelt signed Social Security into law and boldly affirmed our nation’s sacred promise that retirement would never again result in enormous financial distress for American families.

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Pelosi Statement on Potential Post-Brexit U.S.-U.K. Trade Agreement

August 14, 2019

“The Good Friday Agreement serves as the bedrock of peace in Northern Ireland and as a beacon of hope for the entire world. After centuries of conflict and bloodshed, the world has witnessed a miracle of reconciliation and progress made possible because of this transformative accord.

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Pelosi Statement on Escalating Violence Against the People of Hong Kong

August 13, 2019

For ten weeks now, the people of Hong Kong have inspired the world with the courage and determination with which they are fighting for the freedom, justice and true autonomy that they were promised.

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Pelosi Statement on Trump Administration’s Assault on the Endangered Species Act

August 13, 2019

“The Trump Administration’s staggering special interest handout perfectly showcases its utter disdain for science and the future.  

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