November 27, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Anthony Brown of Maryland, Vice Chair of the House Armed Services Committee and a 30-year combat veteran, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week’s address, the Congressman discussed House Democrats’ support for our troops, including efforts to address systemic racism in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act.
November 26, 2020 Press Release
Thanksgiving is a beautiful, all-American holiday, when our nation gives thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon our great country.
November 25, 2020 Press Release
President Trump’s pardoning of Michael Flynn, who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his dealings with a foreign adversary, is an act of grave corruption and a brazen abuse of power. Trump is again using the pardon power to protect those who lie to cover up his wrongdoing, just as he did when he commuted the sentence of campaign advisor Roger Stone, who was convicted on seven felony counts.
“On behalf of our Democratic House Majority, I congratulate Shuwanza for this well-deserved recognition and thank her for her outstanding and historic service in the House. I look forward to working with her in her new capacity.”
November 23, 2020 Press Release
“President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have assembled a historic, high-powered national security and foreign policy team that will be ready to lead on Day One. This battle-tested team is trusted at home and respected around the world, bringing decades of experience and a legacy of unmatched diplomatic achievements to the critical mission of keeping the American people safe."
November 21, 2020 Press Release
Yesterday, Leader Chuck Schumer and I met with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. I am writing to report to you on the meeting by sending you the joint readout.
President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader Schumer discussed the surges in COVID-19 infection rates and the corresponding economic strain that communities, working families, and small businesses are experiencing across the country. They agreed that Congress needed to pass a bipartisan emergency aid package in the lame duck session, and that package should include resources to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, relief for working families and small businesses, support for state and local governments trying to keep frontline workers on the payroll, expanded Unemployment Insurance, and affordable health care for millions of families.
November 20, 2020 Press Release
As our nation prepares for Thanksgiving, we just thank God for all the blessings he has bestowed upon us. Our men and women in uniform who keep us safe, we thank them and their families for the sacrifices they make for our democracy, for our freedom.
November 20, 2020 Press Release
On Transgender Day of Remembrance, our nation honors and mourns the countless, too often nameless transgender Americans who have faced brutal violence, discrimination and murder for having the courage to live as their authentic selves.
November 18, 2020 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi today named House Democrats to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):