Speaker Nancy Pelosi

U.S. House of Representatives

Blog

February 5, 2018 Blog
Over the weekend, Speaker Ryan bragged on Twitter about a high school secretary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania getting a raise of $1.50 per week as evidence that the #GOPTaxScam is working.  No, we are not joking. Paul Ryan was so widely and swiftly ridiculed for this that he deleted the tweet.  But doing this can’t hide the fact that he seriously thinks that tiny raises for a hard-working Americans while corporations pocket billions shows success.
February 5, 2018 Blog
On the heels of the Super Bowl, it seems like a little Monday morning quarterbacking on the release of Nunes’ bogus memo is in order.  
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump’s Claim:  “Under the current broken system, a single immigrant can bring in virtually unlimited numbers of distant relatives…  These four pillars represent a down-the-middle compromise, and one that will create a safe, modern, and lawful immigration system.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]            
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump Claim: “In our drive to make Washington accountable, we have eliminated more regulations in our first year than any administration in history.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18] WHEN PRESIDENT TRUMP TALKS ABOUT ELIMINATING REGULATIONS HE IS REALLY TALKING ABOUT GUTTING CRITICAL CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AND PUTTING THE HEALTH & SAFETY OF AMERICA’S FAMILIES AT RISK
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump’s Claim:  “I am calling on the Congress to produce a bill that generates at least $1.5 trillion for the new infrastructure investment we need.”  [State of the Union, 1/30/18]
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump claim: “We have ended the war on American Energy -- and we have ended the war on clean coal…In Detroit, I halted Government mandates that crippled America's autoworkers -- so we can get the Motor City revving its engines once again. Many car companies are now building and expanding plants in the United States -- something we have not seen for decades…  Soon, plants will be opening up all over the country.  This is all news Americans are unaccustomed to hearing -- for many years, companies and jobs were only leaving us.  But now they are coming back.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump’s Claim:  “I have directed my Administration to make fixing the injustice of high drug prices one of our top priorities.  Prices will come down.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump Claim: “Our massive tax cuts provide tremendous relief for the middle class and small businesses… Since we passed tax cuts, roughly 3 million workers have already gotten tax cut bonuses – many of them thousands of dollars per worker.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump Claim: “All Americans deserve accountability and respect -- and that is what we are giving them.  So tonight, I call on the Congress to empower every Cabinet Secretary with the authority to reward good workers -- and to remove Federal employees who undermine the public trust or fail the American people.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]
January 31, 2018 Blog
President Trump Claim: “Since the election, we have created 2.4 million new jobs, including 200,000 new jobs in manufacturing alone. After years of wage stagnation, we are finally seeing rising wages. Unemployment claims have hit a 45-year low…African-American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded, and Hispanic American unemployment has also reached the lowest levels in history.” [State of the Union, 1/30/18]

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