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December 29, 2020 Press Release
In light of the attached notification by the Sergeant-at-Arms, in consultation with the Office of Attending Physician, that a public health emergency is in effect due to a novel coronavirus, I am hereby extending the “covered period” designated on May 20, 2020, pursuant to section 1(a) of House Resolution 965, until the 116th Congress adjourns sine die on January 3, 2021.
December 29, 2020 Press Release
“As Speaker, it is a privilege to once again appoint Whip Jim Clyburn as Chairman of the Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “As Chairman, he has been masterful as he has led the Committee’s bipartisan, effective work to ensure oversight and accountability of our nation’s pandemic response on behalf of the American people. His track record of success has helped ensure that the relief funds allocated by Congress are spent wisely and efficiently, while exposing the deadly and tragic failures of the Trump Administration’s anti-science, anti-governance response to the crisis. Under Chairman Clyburn’s leadership, the Committee will continue to be a vital force in our work to crush the virus and deliver relief as urgently, efficiently and effectively as possible.”
December 28, 2020 Press Release
With this overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the House has upheld our sacred Constitutional responsibility to keep our country and our people safe.
December 27, 2020 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the President signed the bipartisan coronavirus relief and omnibus funding bill
December 25, 2020 Press Release
With these words, we celebrate Christmas. Whatever the differences in our faith traditions, may we be joined in spirit for joy for America and for the American people.
December 25, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Mike Levin of California, Chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.
December 24, 2020 Press Release
Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on House Republicans blocking Democrats’ Unanimous Consent request to increase economic impact payments to $2,000, as the President called for
December 23, 2020 Press Release
“The President’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act is an act of staggering recklessness that harms our troops, endangers our security and undermines the will of the bipartisan Congress. For 60 years, the NDAA has been passed on a bipartisan and bicameral basis.'
December 23, 2020 Press Release
"Yesterday, I said that Democrats would go to the Floor and ask for Unanimous Consent to bring up a standalone bill to increase the payments. To do so requires the agreement of the Republican Leader. This agreement is necessary in the House and in the Senate."