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AP: After Trump deal, Pelosi predicts greater leverage for Dems

September 11, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi predicted on Friday that Democrats will have increased leverage on immigration and other issues, after a debt and disaster aid deal they cut with President Donald Trump passed the House on the strength of Democratic votes.

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The Denver Post: A Better Deal? Yes, Pelosi and the Democrats are on the right track

September 1, 2017

Democrats have a clear vision for how they’d lead the country if in power, and the Republican president has been in office for less than eight months.

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New York Times: Pelosi Calls for Confederate Statues to Be Removed from Capitol

August 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, called on Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues from the United States Capitol, opening a new front in the debate ignited by the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

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Washington Post Blog: Don’t argue with Pelosi on this one, Republicans

August 15, 2017

On Monday, after President Trump’s grudging denunciation of neo-Nazis and white supremacists, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) released a statement:

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The Hill: Pelosi blasts Trump’s transgender order: ‘Hatred will never defeat pride’

July 27, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday slammed President Trump’s call to ban all transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military and vowed to fight the president’s proposal.

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Washington Post: Americans deserve better than the GOP agenda, so we’re offering a better deal

July 24, 2017

Last week, our nation marked six months since President Trump’s inauguration. For the first time in a decade, the GOP had the White House, Congress and complete control of the legislative process to advance its agenda. But instead of creating good-paying jobs, or rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure, or advancing tax reform, Republicans have spent six months trying to raise Americans’ health costs to fund tax breaks for billionaires.

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The Hill: Pelosi blasts GOP for budget delays

June 20, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday slammed congressional Republicans for failing to produce a budget resolution. “Almost five months into the Trump Administration, House Republicans still haven’t met their most basic responsibility to pass a budget,” Pelosi said. “The House GOP is now months behind the statutory budget deadline, deeply divided but unwilling to abandon their budget […]

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The Hill: Pelosi blasts start of appropriations without top line budget

June 12, 2017

Congressional appropriators will kick off their process of marking up spending bills Monday evening, despite not having a top line budget number to guide their spending. Normally, appropriators start marking up spending bills after the passage of a budget resolution, which sets the amounts appropriators divvy up to various programs. When the House appropriations subcommittee […]

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Associated Press: Pelosi says Trump needs thicker skin

May 18, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is mocking President Donald Trump’s complaints about unfair treatment by the news media. Pelosi herself has long been a target of Republican criticism. She scoffed at Trump’s claim that he’s been treated “more unfairly” than any politician in history, saying Thursday, “Get some thick skin, OK?” Pelosi also ridiculed Trump’s […]

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ABC News: US reps, Dalai Lama take aim at China sore spot Tibet

May 11, 2017

As President Donald Trump appears to be warming to China, a bipartisan group from the U.S. House of Representatives took aim Wednesday at one of Beijing’s sore spots: Tibet. Rep. Nancy Pelosi accused China of using economic leverage to crush Tibetan calls for autonomy. During a meeting with Tibetans and the Dalai Lama at his main temple in the […]

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